International technology group Andritz has received an order from Yanpai Filtration Technology Co., Ltd., China, to supply four needlepunch lines to its site in Tiantai. Start-up of the lines is planned from the third quarter of 2022 to the third quarter of 2023.
State-of-the-art technical characteristics
Andritz will deliver customized needlepunch lines for production of high-quality needlepunch filter felts. The lines will enable Yanpaito achieve state-of-the-art technical characteristics in terms of product quality and line performance. The drylaid web-forming equipment (cards and crosslappers) will be manufactured at the Andritz Wuxi premises, including 8 PRO 25-80 aXcess profile crosslappers for controlled web weight evenness. The 16 eXcelle needlelooms will be supplied by Andritz Asselin-Thibeau in France.
The proven Andritz needlepunch lines will ensure high output and also minimize the downtime required. This order once again shows the strong market position of Andritz’s aXcess and eXcelle equipment, which enable customized solutions to perfectly suit producers’ needs.
Development of industrial filtration fabrics
Yanpai is one of the leading Chinese producers of nonwoven filters for dust and air treatment and for woven filter fabrics used in solid/liquid separation. Established in 1990, Yanpai was at the forefront in the development of new industrial filtration fabrics. Today, Yanpai is a company with facilities in China and the USA.