Metso is to supply a new fibre preparation line to Siempelkamp Group for installation at the Art Progress MDF plant in Ukraine which is scheduled for start-up in January 2010.
The greenfield MDF plant will be the first in Ukraine with a continuous press and an EVO Defibrator system, designed for production of 37 tons/hour of unresinated fibre, said Metso.
The raw material is of 100 % pine and the end product is sanded MDF in a thickness span of 3-40mm.
The equipment from Metso includes a debarking drum, a disc chipper, chip silos for storage of chips, a chip screen, a chip washer, a defibrator system, process automation as well as erection supervision, start-up and commissioning.