eXcelle cards for crosslapping needlepunch lines
ANDRITZ Nonwoven provides an optimal choice of cards and feeders for crosslapping technology
Perfect evenness in feeding
ANDRITZ has developed different types of card feeders that supply the appropriate quantity of fibers to the card. The TCF Thibeau Chute Feed is designed for fibers up to 90 mm, and the TCFX Thibeau Chute Feed for fibers over 80 mm and up to 120 mm. Before arriving at the card, the fibers coming from opening and blending pass through the Thibeau Metering Silo (TMS) that guarantees a constant supply and final opening. Then they are transferred pneumatically to the TCF or TCFX, which feeds the appropriate quantity of fibers to the card.
For coarse fineness (> 6 dtex) and long fibers (> 60 mm), especially natural fibers, and for very high production capacities, the Thibeau Continuous Flux hopper feeder (CFX) is the right choice.
In order to achieve highest accuracy, ANDRITZ offers two types of card in-feed auto levelers: either with X-ray measurement (Servo-X) or with weight measurement (ACE).
Cards designed for high production level
eXcelle cards are designed for high production levels. They are available in 2.50 m, 3.0 m or 3.50 m working width, with different types of delivery configurations (parallel, condensed, or Isoweb) that enable nonwovens producers to obtain products with a wide range of web weights.
The eXcelle cards are also equipped with different, reliable take-off devices with the advantage of delivery speeds adapted to any crosslapper infeed capabilities while maintaining the card web structure.
The state-of-the-art design with quick and easy accessibility for maintenance and service is user-friendly and very productive.