EcoWipes has ordered a brand new carded/pulp (CP) line from Voith and Trützschler Nonwovens for the Nowy Dwor web site in Poland. The new plant will produce sustainable and cost-effective hygiene wipes.
April 27, 2022
The Polish nonwovens producer EcoWipes has commissioned Voith and Trützschler Nonwovens with the supply of a second carded/pulp (CP) system at the Nowy Dwor web site in Poland. The first CP line, which was additionally provided by Voith and Trützschler Nonwovens, has been an amazing success thanks to the rising demand for environmentally pleasant hygiene wipes on the worldwide markets.
With the assistance of CP know-how, an economical, wet-laid pulp layer will be mixed with a carded nonwoven layer manufactured from cellulose fibers. The environmentally pleasant CP nonwovens are one hundred pc degradable, cost-effective to produce, and meet all market necessities.
“We have an excellent partnership with Voith. Therefore, when the full-line provider, along with Trützschler Nonwovens, launched CP know-how on an industrial scale just a few years in the past, we took the chance – and it paid off, even sooner than we thought,” says Mr. Gabriel Kermiche, CEO of EcoWipes. “Our hygiene wipes are in nice demand in Poland, in Europe, and even abroad. Based on the main applied sciences and with our personal course of improvements, we’ve got developed our patented Tricell nonwoven. Due to the excessive pulp content material, we will additionally considerably scale back manufacturing prices.”
The CP know-how from Voith and Trützschler stands for the best efficiency and product high quality. Customer-oriented BlueLine inventory preparation and forming applied sciences from the full-line provider Voith are used. The compact FloatLip former will guarantee environment friendly and sustainable manufacturing of the hygiene wipes.
The cylinder mould former from Voith has confirmed itself in lots of board machines worldwide, as Mr. Oliver Crasser, Sales Manager at Voith Paper confirms: “Our FloatLip former may be very space-saving, energy-efficient and maintenance-friendly. With the assistance of the cylinder mould former, homogeneous distribution of the inventory suspension is feasible. In this fashion, very uniform floor profiles will be achieved.”
On prime of the pulp layer, the Trützschler NCT high-speed card locations a light-weight layer of viscose or lyocell fibers. This configuration permits exact layering and environment friendly dewatering. Without using chemical substances, the AquaJet by Trützschler combines each layers into an inseparable composite nonwoven with the best performance.
A multi-drum dryer and a strong winder full the manufacturing line, which permits manufacturing speeds of up to 300 m/min. To optimise the manufacturing processes, EcoWipes additionally depends on digitalisation and automation options in addition to providers, which Voith and Trützschler Nonwovens provide for each the prevailing and the brand new line.