PrimeLine ShortFlow COMPACT concept for tissue machines

A unique system for modern tissue machines

PrimeLine COMPACT tissue line: a cost-effective system

The completely pre-engineered PrimeLine COMPACT manufacturing line incorporates advanced ShortFlow stock preparation and approach system technology together with the tissue machine into a highly efficient tissue mill package.

The line includes a complete stock preparation package with raw material and water management technology. The ShortFlow system contains proven process solutions from bale pulping to the paper machine headbox, and includes advanced stock blending and control systems that reduce variability and improve machine performance.

Design targets System featuresProject benefits 
  • Simplicity
  • Flexible grade changes
  • Fast color changes
  • Compactness
  • Uniform flow to the headbox
  • Single pulper
  • ShortFlow blending
  • Elimination of deflakers
  • Low volume wet end
  • Simple de-aeration
  • Pre-engineered system
  • Lower initial cost
  • Smaller space requirements
  • Lower energy demand
  • Fast grade changes
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Fewer personnel required

ANDRITZ Papillon refiner with cylindrical refining zone

PrimeLine COMPACT tissue machine



  • Single pulper
    Efficient disintegration of pulp with ANDRITZ FibreSolve FSV pulper
  • State-of-the-art refining
    Energy saving ANDRITZ Papillon refiner
  • Advanced control of stock blending
    Combined machine and blending chest with a short retention time for small grade changes
  • Completely pre-engineered
    Turnkey proven system to reduce capital and operating costs

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