The quality is improved, the expenses are decreased20.03.2014
Modernization of one of the units of a papermaking machine of the banknote production (BDM No. 1) has been carried out at the Saint-Petersburg Paper Mill – Branch of Goznak. The new construction provides complete absence of contact of the paper web with the fixed elements of the drying unit, which excludes penetration of minor parts of the industrial chemicals to the paper and preserves its quality. The new system has a number of advantages, like increase of the adjustment range of its modes enabling to work with the paper web in the most effective mode. Installation of plates with inspection windows is also provided for additional visual control of the paper web. The system is fully automatic. After the modernization, the process power consumption expenses and the amount of steam supplied to the flash drying unit will be decreased. At the moment statistical data are collected in order to prove the decrease of the expenses.