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Hengan Starts up Eleventh Andritz Tissue Machine in China

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The Hengan Group, China, has successfully started up PM 18 tissue machine at its Changde mill in China. The PrimeLineST W8 tissue machine is the eleventh tissue machine supplied by Andritz (Graz, Austria) to the Hengan Group.
The new machine has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.6 meters. It and PM17 (also delivered by Andritz and started up in September 2014) are both equipped with an 18-ft. steel yankee dryer with a steam hood to minimize drying energy costs.
The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation plant and the automation system.


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