Vinda Sichuan and Vinda Shandong Paper have started-up two Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-1.5m tissue machines.
The two machines have come on-stream according to schedule at Vinda’s tissue mills in Deyang, Sichuan, and Laiwu, Shandong, and are running at their maximum operating speed of 1,500mpm.
With a design speed of 1,700mpm and a net web width of 3,400mm, the two machines have second generation Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD, jumbo suction press roll for improved dryness and softness and feature different energy saving solutions for Yankee hood design, with gas and steam.
As a result, Vinda’s production capacity has overall increased by 60,000tpy.
Another unit identical to this one at the Shandong paper mill is scheduled for start-up in the second half of 2016.