Valmet will deliver a metering size press with sizing starch preparation and sizer supply system to Emami Paper Mills for its paper making line (PM3), which is located at its Balasore mill in Odisha, India. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for the 4Q 2021.
Valmet’s delivery includes the design, construct, supply, commissioning and start-up of the new metering size press with automated sizing starch preparation and sizer supply systems. These will ensure stable and streak-free sizing layer controlled by film thickness, clean and high efficiency operation, and also user-friendly operation.
The delivery also covers an air turn unit with an air system, a tail threading system including tail cutters, a vacuum conveyor F, a rope stretcher and rope drives with extended engineering services and training services to ensure the smooth start-up and operation.
After the rebuild, PM3 will produce mainly writing and printing paper (newsprint if needed) with the wire width 3,560 mm and the basic weight range of 45-90 g/m2. The daily capacity will be 233-275 tonnes with the maximum speed of 900-1,100 m/min.
Emami Paper is the largest newsprint manufacturer in India.
Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.