Wood yard at Klabin S.A. mill in Brazil
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Debarking systems

ANDRITZ offers two excellent debarking technologies for minimizing wood losses and recovering bark in a log processing operation.

Steel wheel supported drum debarker

Steel wheel supported drum debarker

RotaBarker rotary drum debarkers, Klabin S.A., Brazil

RotaBarker rotary drum debarkers, Klabin S.A., Brazil

Excellent debarking degree with minimal wood losses

Forest product companies face the challenges of improving the efficiency and productivity of their wood handling operations to reduce operating costs. A key component here is maximizing the yield from the wood supply by minimizing wood losses during the debarking operation.  Efficient recovery and handling of the bark is also is critical to success. 

Complete systems or specific equipment – ANDRITZ has the solution

ANDRITZ offers two technologies for debarking that are engineered to fit the location, fiber supply, and layout requirements of a specific wood processing application.  The scope of supply can vary from the complete debarking/bark handling plant to individual equipment delivery for short wood, long wood, frozen, or tropical wood.  ANDRITZ is very experienced in project management, ensuring deliveries that are on-time and on-budget, and produce excellent economic results for its customers.  

Debarking systems – over 500 delivered

ANDRITZ designs, manufactures, and delivers equipment for bark removal from logs as part of a complete wood processing equipment portfolio. The experience gained in the delivery of over 500 drum debarkers around the world ensures that any wood processing operation can purchase with confidence from the leader in debarking technology.

Given that there is a wide variety of climates and wood species, ANDRITZ designs its drum and rotary debarking systems to match the specific location, process, and production requirements. Different feeding arrangements and log pre-treatment options are available to achieve the highest debarking degree and lowest wood losses even in the toughest conditions.

Debarking equipment available from ANDRITZ

Drum debarkers

  • Rubber tire supported drum debarker
  • Steel wheel supported drum debarker
  • Water hydrostatic supported drum debarker

Rotary debarker

  • RotaBarker

Drum debarking systems

Ensure optimum debarking degree and maximum utilization of wood raw materials.

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RotaBarker rotary debarking system

The RotaBarker produces less wood loss and less breakage than a drum debarker, with much lower energy consumption.

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