Equipment Category: Printing & Writing

102″ Trim Beloit Fourdrinier Paper machine for lightweight and specialty grade papers. Headbox and Fourdrinier table with 7 vacuum foil boxes. Valmet Rotoformer for secondary layer can be utilized for numerous spectialty grades. Three (3) section straight through presses. Barton and Fales Dryer section containing (38) 36″ OD dryer cans. Vertical size press section. Six (6) roll conventional calender stack . Horizontal track reel with primary and secondary arms. Cameron Mdl 458 two drum Slitter rewinder. Machine last reported to run 500 FPM. Includes vacuum pump system, oil andlubrication systems,
line shaft drives, instrumentation, valves, piping, spare rolls, and related accessories. Located in the USA
102 Inch Wide Printing and Writing Paper Machine

Used 149″ (3.8M) Wide Paper Machine, 50-190 g/m²

Building year: 1975, Manufacturer: ALLIMAND
WIDTH : 3.70 m to 3.80 m depending on the grammage,
Produced numerous fibers for furniture, filter and various paper grades for speeds up to 820 m/ min
GRAMMAGE RANGE from 50 to 190 g/m²

Main Recent Modifications :

1992 First cleaners stage Ahlstrom TC133 (simple dilution)
1997 additional cleaners stages Celleco « Cleanpac 700 » & last stage « fibermizer »
1992 Air removal Ahlstrom Deculator
1992 Hydraulic headbox Escher Wyss (4120 mm) with flow from 800 à 2400 m3/h + Profilmatic Voith

Fourdrinier table (wire length36.75m)
Dandy roll  1800 (Rai Tillieres)
Main vacuum pump Sulzer
1rst pick-up press linear load 90 kg/cm
1990 : Second press « Flexaroll » Allibe. Linear load 120kg/cm

 1rst drying section 8 dryers ( unirun )
First drying section with 26 dryers 1500 mm (3 cascade stages. Pressure : 3.5 bars) – 5 Siemens drive sections
Calander before coater Allimand
Scanner Honeywell (ash, grammage, humidity, …)

Coater Bill Blade from BTG
2 air turns after BB
Air dryer Spooner L 4750 : 1.038 kg/h (300°C max)
Post drying section with 2 stages (2/6) first dryer with PTFE coating
 Dahlgreen wet control for curl control
1 independant dryer with PTFE coating
2 hard-hard calander maxi 80 kg/cm

Thickness profile control 1500W « Caltrol » every 7.5 cm
 Honeywell Scanner (colour control, weigth, humidity, thickness, …)
 Siemens drive (DC) (Modulpac, 6RA24 et 6RA70). Max speed pope reel 870 m/min.
3 broke pulpers

175″ (4.45M) Wide Valmet High Efficiency Paper Machine for Printing & Writing and Copy Paper Grades
450 tons per day maximum production at a design speed of 1000 mpm and a working speed of 920 mpm
Basic weights of 40 – 100 gsm using both, short and long fibers as well as filler
Line consists of complete Stock Preparation line through rewinder.

Major Rebuilds:

2007 – New dewatering elements, IBS
2007 – New vacuum pumps, NASH
2006 – New Film-press VOITH SpeedFlow
2006 – a new film press Hydro splitting – VOITH
2006 – new stationary drying traps – Kadant
2006 – the new drive in the fifth dryer group – VOITH
2006 – high quality control system QCS, ABB
2005 – A new network monitoring system – PROCEMEX
2002 – a new wave of packaging line – PESMEL
2000 – The new bunker starch

(42 gsm to 135 gsm fiber). IN EXcELLENTLY maintained CONDITION, built in 1995.

Additional rebuilds Concurrently.

Used 2.6 meter wide, 1500 feet per minute, 150+ TPD, 70 gsm to 180 gsm filled printing papers


• Voith K airpad box with two rectifier rolls. Automatic CD basis weight control.
New in 1992. Stainless Steel. 113” Pond (2.8 m)
• Voith 200 Centriscreen, installed in 2005.
• Celleco cleaning system

Forming Table:

• Stainless steel cantilevered Bellmer fourdrinier new in 1994.
• Breast roll shake.
• Gravity drainage section followed by low vacuum boxes.
• Driven Dandy new in 1994, manufactured by Finch.
• New quick change flatboxes made by Appleton. New in 2002.
• Double chamber stainless steel couch vacuum roll with new double doctor.

Press Section:

• Dual press manufactured by Rice Barton.
• 1st press is suction with bottom felt.
• 2nd press is solid roll with bottom felt.
• Hydraulic controls replaced in 2000.


• Major rebuild in 1995.
• Steam/condensate system by Valmet with thermocompressor control.
• High efficiency hood, pocket ventilation, and economizer by Valmet
• All cans are coded
• Main section dryers new in 1995, by Valmet
• Split into small groups for improved drying control.
• 25 Dryer cans, 4’ diameter, 114” width, 75 psi
• New guides, automatic stretches by Bellmer in 1995.

After Size Section:

• 9 Dryer cans, 4’ diameter, 114” width, 100 psi.

Size Press:

• Patton Manufacturing


• Hunt & Moscrop (Voith) soft nip calendar, new in 1992.
• 2 calendars with 2 rolls each.
• Oil heated hard rolls with Tungsten Carbide coating.
• Sheet cooling cans.
• Sheet moisturizer.


• Rice Barton horizontal reel.
• Camera based sheet defect detector system.
• On line process control system by Honeywell.


• Webco dual drum drive shaftless winder with regenerative braking system. New in 2002. 4500 fpm.

Machine Drive:

• Machine drive is DC on all sections, provided by Rockwell Automation in 2000.
Allen Bradley PLC controls.


2.64M (103″) Wide, 2,30mm (90″) Trim Design

BELOIT Fourdrinier with Top Former

Speed 1000 m/min with an average operational speed of 800 m/min
Making Specialty Printing & Writing Grades from 50 g/m2 150 gr/m2
Average Production: 160 TPD with a a Design Production of 185 Tons Per Day (more…)

Used 96″ (2.45M) Trim Printing & Writing Paper Machine
Making Printing & Writing Paper Grades at a Basis Weight Range of45~200GSM
Design Speed of 599MPM and an Operation Speed of 350MPM
Gross production:80~120t/d (at 75gsm)
Right Hand Driven Machine:
The Drive Side is to the Right of the Headbox looking toward the Reel.
The Machine includes Stock Preparation Through Rewinder