Tag Archives: Papermaking

Starwood Produces First Fibers on its Third ANDRITZ System

Starwood Orman Urunleri Sanayi A.S. has successfully produced first fibers for MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) production with its new fiber preparation system from ANDRITZ at the mill in Inegöl, Türkiye. This is already the third system ANDRITZ has delivered to Starwood. Hüseyin Yildiz, Vice President at Starwood, said: “ANDRITZ is our partner of choice. The performance of the previous two ...

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Toscotec Delivers Press Section Rebuild to ETAP in Egypt

Egyptian linerboard manufacturer ETAP started up PM2 at its Borg Elarab mill, following a press section rebuild successfully carried out by Toscotec. PM2 produces testliner, kraftliner, top kraftliner and white top in the range from 125 to 240 gsm. In 2018, the machine had already been modified by Toscotec who entirely rebuilt its Fourdrinier wire section in stainless steel. Toscotec ...

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Equipment Doesn’t Break Down, Components Do!

components break down, not equipment

What is a component? IDCON uses the word “component” to describe an item that is highly repetitive for preventive maintenance purposes.  For example, the AC motor on the infeed hydraulic unit is composed of several components or machine elements. The infeed hydraulic unit is a highly repetitive unit often found in paper mills, refineries, mines, etc. AC motors are a component that is reoccurring as well.

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