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  • ANDRITZ-GRUPPE
  • PULP & PAPER products
  • Paper production
  • Tissue machines
  • Conventional press

PrimePress solutions for tissue machines

ANDRITZ has created press solutions for tissue machines with one or two press rolls.

Single and double press

The single suction press roll is the standard technology for tissue applications. Its role is to assist in mechanical dewatering of the sheet, transfer of the sheet to the Yankee, and maintain good contact between the sheet and the Yankee surface. The suction zones of the press dewater the felt to optimal moisture content before entering the press nip and also dewater the sheet before the nip. In the press nip - typically for roll presses - a symmetrical pressure curve is given, being prone to some rewetting. Rewetting can be minimized by the application of shoe press technology.

At a glance

  • Optimized design and layout to allow for low vacuum consumption
  • Crowning accounts for roll deflection to ensure cross profile uniformity
  • Suction roll with drive-side exhaust for easy maintenance
  • Different press roll configurations for different grades

PrimePress XT Evo shoe press for tissue production

Evolution not revolution

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PrimeReel for tissue machines

The ANDRITZ PrimeReel reels for tissue machines are designed for reeling and stable operation for a uniform tissue production.

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PrimeTurnUp for tissue reels

Efficiency and performance at the dry-end of the machine – an area that ANDRITZ considers critical.

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PrimeLineTEX - the new ANDRITZ machine for textured tissue

High-end product quality at lower costs. The new ANDRITZ machine PrimeLineTEX enables customers to produce textured tissue of a quality being superior to dry crepe and very close to structured (TAD) tissue, while at the same time achieving significant cost savings.

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