March 2012
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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Hengan Group Starts up PM 11 Tissue Machine in China

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Hengan Group Chongqing, China, reports to have successfully started up its new PM 11 tissue paper machine supplied by International technology Group Andritz, Graz, Austria. Hengan Group now has six Andritz PrimeLine machines in operation. Three more machines will be started up during this year, two of them equipped with the world’s first wide steel yankees (5-meter dia.) for high-speed machines.

PM 11 (type PrimeLine TM W8) started up in a record time of only three-and-a-half months after the beginning of erection. It has a design speed of 2,100 m/min, a width of 5.6 meters, and is equipped with energy-saving components such as steel yankee head insulation and a re-evaporation system. Andritz’s scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation and automation system.



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