Nonwovens calendering
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Calendering

Ultimate flexibility in nonwovens calendering

Whether your technology is spunlaid, drylaid, airlaid, or wetlaid, ANDRITZ Nonwoven provides the perfect nonwoven calender to suit your special needs and final product demands.

Benefit from our unlimited portfolio and our broad know-how for thermobonding, embossing, perforation, compacting, and lamination. Depending on your final product and its parameters, like strength, softness, or air permeability, our nonwoven calender portfolio ranges from low and medium capacities (aXcess range) to high capacities (eXcelle range), precisely designed to meet your needs.


up to 1,250

m/min speed

more than 600

calenders installed

up to 5,800

mm width

up to 150

N/mm line force

Hot S-Roll – the heart of our nonwovens calendering technology

Advantages offered by our nonwoven calenders

  • More than 600 nonwoven calenders in operation worldwide
  • Installations in all high-end spunbond nonwovens lines
  • More than 750 innovations with patents granted or pending
  • Proven nonwoven calender technologies: top performance, reliability, flexibility
  • Core competence in roll technology  
  • Cooperation with the best roll engravers
  • All rolls and key components are manufactured and mechanically tested at our facility in Krefeld, Germany
  • All our neXcal nonwoven calenders are equipped with a deflection-controlled Hot S-Roll with a surface temperature up to 275°C
  • Technical center with several nonwoven calenders for trials, product development, marketing tests and training

Nonwovens compacting and calibrating process

Main applications

  • Hygiene
  • Medical
  • Filtration
  • Roofing
  • Geotextile

Our product portfolio - at a glance

aXcess range (low- and medium capacities up to 12,000 t/a)

neXcal compacttwo-roll compact calenderinitial demand and lower speeds
neXcal twin aXcessthree-roll compact calendertop flexibility in medium-capacity

 

eXcelle range (high capacities 12,000-24,000 t/a)

neXcaltwo-roll calenderhigh-capacity spunbond production
neXcal twinthree-roll calendertop flexibility in high-capacity
neXcal quadrigafive-roll calenderultimate flexibility in high-capacity

 

Special applications

neXcal sizertwo-roll calender incl. CS-Rollairlaid processes
neXcal embossingtwo-roll or three-roll calenderembossing of spunlace nonwovens
neXcal laminatingtwo-roll calenderlamination of at least two layers
neXcal ultrasonicultrasonic vibration calenderBonding and laminating with ultrasonic 
vibrations as thermo-mechanical process

Nonwovens calendering

Core competences

Drawing on our S-Roll core competence, all rolls and key components are manufactured and mechanically tested at our facility in Krefeld, Germany. Roll technology efficiency is crucial to the success of the final product. All our neXcal nonwoven calenders are equipped with a deflection-controlled Hot S-Roll with a surface temperature up to 275° C.

Cooperation with the best roll engravers ensures consistent quality during the nonwovens product development stage plus the largest selection of patterns available. In addition, an own  technical center offers the possibility of comprehensive trials at laboratory scale as well as practical expert advice.

  

Nonwoven calenders by ANDRITZ Küsters

With more than 600 nonwoven calenders in operation worldwide, installations in all high-end spunbond nonwovens lines, and more than 750 innovations with patents granted or pending, ANDRITZ Küsters stands for top performance, reliability, flexibility, and proven nonwoven calender technologies.

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