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Hayat Kimya to Install Fifth Valmet Advantage DCT 200 Tissue Line

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Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya has ordered its fifth Advantage DCT 200 tissue line from Valmet, Finland. The line will add 70.000 metric tpy of high quality tissue to Hayat Kimya's current production of facial, toilet, and towel tissue. Startup of the new tissue line is planned for 2016. The value of the order was not disclosed.

The order is part of Hayat Kimya's expansion plan in the Middle East. The first two of the Valmet delivered Advantage DCT 200 tissue lines were started up in 2010 and 2013 and two will start up in 2014 and 2015.
"We have developed an efficient cooperation with Valmet, which is built on mutual trust and common understanding. Our people are familiar with Valmet's Advantage tissue technology that has resulted in very fast startups and high production efficiency," says Lütfi Aydin, director, Paper Group, Hayat Kimya.

The new tissue machine will have a width of 5.6 meters and a design speed of 2,200 m/min. The raw material for the new line will be virgin fiber and the production line is optimized to save energy and to enhance the quality of the final product.

Valmet's scope of delivery will include a complete tissue production line featuring stock preparation systems and an Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine. The machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox and a cast alloy yankee cylinder. It will also feature Advantage tissue technology including ViscoNip press, an AirCap hood prepared for co-generation, WetDust dust system, sheet transfer system, and a SoftReel L reel. The stock preparation line will consist of OptiSlush pulpers, OptiFiner conical refiners, and OptiScreen machine screens.

The delivery additionally will include an extensive automation package from Metso with Metso DNA machine and process controls and Metso IQ quality controls. Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, startup, and commissioning are also included in the delivery. 

Hayat Kimya A.S. is part of the Hayat Group. The Hayat Group primarily operates in the chemicals, hygienic products, paper, and wood-based industries. The Hayat tissue facilities today have a paper production capacity of 210,000 metric tpy and a converting capacity of 135,000 metric tpy. Through the new investment and ongoing projects, the total production capacity of Hayat Kimya will reach 420,000 metric tpy.


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