Capacity boost: Cartiera Confalone starts-up a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 TM in Montoro.

Italy’s Cartiera Confalone has started-up a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 tissue line at its plant in Montoro.  

It is equipped with a TT NextPress, TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer, and a gas-fired TT Hood designed with multiple stages of energy recovery.
It has a sheet trim width of 2.8m, a design speed of 2,200m/min and production capacity of over 35,000tpy. 

The tissue line will produce toilet tissue, napkins and towels using 100% pre-dried virgin pulp and converting broke. 

The scope of supply includes the complete stock preparation, Toscotec’s patented TT SAF (Short Approach Flow) for energy efficiency, the complete electrical and control systems, as well as the dust and mist removal systems, the vacuum plant, an automatic vibration monitoring system installed on the AHEAD 2.2 line and the machine hall ventilation system. 

Toscotec also supplied two OPTIMA 2200 slitter rewinders equipped with tension, nip control systems, and dust removal systems.