ANDRITZ Nonwoven highlights its cutting-edge technologies for the Asian markets at SINCE 2017
ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, will be presenting innovative nonwovens production solutions that target technologies for the Asian markets at SINCE 2017 in Shanghai, China (November 08-10, hall 1, booth 1K10).
ANDRITZ Nonwoven aXcess calender range – the key to spunbond applications
neXcal twin aXcess, the latest development in the ANDRITZ aXcess calender range, originates from the reputed and proven technology of the neXcal twin. With a speed range of up to 600 m/min and a standard roll width of up to 3,800 mm, the neXcal twin aXcess is a spot-on solution for medium-capacity production lines. With one engraving roll in production and one in the stand-by position, the three-roll calender warrants significant flexibility in the medium-capacity nonwovens market. The neXcal compact two-roll calender completes the ANDRITZ aXcess calender portfolio.
Raising the bar for Chinese market standards: ANDRITZ neXline spunlace eXcelle with TT card and JetlaceEssentiel
Chinese nonwovens manufacturers are increasingly requiring higher capacities and top-class quality for spunlace nonwoven products serving local and export markets. ANDRITZ Nonwoven has the right solution and offers neXline spunlace eXcelle with TT card web forming and JetlaceEssentiel hydroentanglement units for very high capacities. Several lines have been sold this year, the first line is scheduled to begin operations before the end of 2017. Cutting-edge Chinese nonwovens producers are clearly targeting this configuration.
In addition, ANDRITZ Nonwoven offers a neXline spunlace eXcelle in crosslapped configuration, which is especially suited for technical products and disposable face masks.
ANDRITZ (China) Ltd., Wuxi branch – a supplier of complete lines and full service for the Asian nonwovens industry
As an all-round partner for the nonwovens industry, ANDRITZ (China) Wuxi branch covers sales, technology, manufacturing, operations, and service competences for nonwovens aXcess lines and individual machines. The ANDRITZ aXcess range focuses on producers with medium-capacity requirements, combining the advantages of proven technologies while providing reliable solutions in all nonwovens segments, such as hygiene, wipes, disposable face masks, automotive, filtration, and geotextiles.
ANDRITZ Wuxi is the local manufacturer of key components, such as cards, crosslappers, drafters, needlelooms, hydroentanglement units, and dryers, attending to local market demands. In addition, complete lines and individual machines are pre-assembled and inspected at this facility before delivery.
The ANDRITZ roll service center in Wuxi comprises state-of-the-art grinding equipment and a test stand for various kinds of rolls up to 1 m in diameter and 10 m in length. Here, ANDRITZ offers customers complete roll service, such as repairs and upgrades, in line with European quality standards for the Asian textile, nonwovens, and paper industries.
Furthermore, the ANDRITZ facility in Wuxi provides a top-notch needlepunch line on industrial scale, including card, crosslapper, pre-needler, and needleloom. The pilot line gives nonwovens producers the opportunity to conduct trials with newly developed or modified products under real production conditions prior to market launch.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors as well as for animal feed and biomass pelleting. Other important business segments include automation and service business. In addition, the international Group is also active in the power generating sector (steam boiler plants, biomass boilers, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and in environmental technology (flue gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard as well as recycling plants. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 25,400 employees. ANDRITZ operates more than 250 sites in over 40 countries.