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ANDRITZ Successfully Starts LC Pulping System at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal

The international technology group has delivered the new continuous ANDRITZ LC pulping system and also – a detrashing pump, FibreGuard detrasher, FibreWash Drum, cleaners, and a RejectCompactor.

March 30, 2021


ANDRITZ has successfully started up a complete continuous low-consistency (LC) pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal. The new ANDRITZ LC pulping system installed features several design upgrades:

· FibreSolve FSR pulper with advanced rotor design for efficient slushing at lowest fiber loss and highest availability;

· Advanced ANDRITZ TrashTrap for reliable separation and removal of heavy and light rejects early in the process; and

· A state-of-the-art ragger which allows – in combination with the new pulper rotor design – superior forming, handling and removal of pulper rags.

The scope of supply also comprised – a detrashing pump, FibreGuard detrasher, FibreWash Drum, cleaners and a RejectCompactor for further treatment of rejects. The Company provided the basic engineering as well as the supervision of erection on-site and start-up via remote support.

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Manuel Delgado, Plant Manager, Papeleira Coreboard says: “I´m very proud of our operators who managed the successful start-up despite the challenging circumstances caused by the pandemic. The ANDRITZ team provided excellent remote support from Austria.”