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Monday, 25 November 2019 07:58

New AFT wet end system part of Stora Enso Oulu conversion to packaging board

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As part of a major Euro 350 million conversion project, Stora Enso is converting its paper machine 7 at the Oulu mill into a high quality virgin fiber kraftliner machine.  Production on the rebuilt machine is estimated to start late 2020. 

2019 11 25 085728AFT’s delivery follows successful similar projects at several other Stora Enso mills.

The delivered system will include a full POM approach flow system for all 3 layers complete with POMp730 degasser, POMlock drop leg header and POMix stock mixer units, as well as screens and cleaners.

Compared to traditional systems, the POM system runs smoothly with lower water and energy usage. This will enhance the environmental performance along with providing faster grade changes, less entrained air and fewer sheet defects – all leading to greater production efficiency and improved product quality. 

About AFT:

AFT is a global supplier specializing in stock preparation, screening, refining and paper machine approach flow systems.  With over 110 years of experience in manufacturing and supplying tailored solutions, we respond to the needs of our customers and help improve performance with trademarked advancements such as Finebar ultra low intensity refining, Powerwave energy efficient screening, POM wet end systems, and more.  For more information, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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