Andritz has received an order from the Eruslu Nonwoven Group for a complete neXline spunlace line to be installed at its plant located in Gaziantep, Turkey.
The line has a production capacity of 18,000 ton/year, and is scheduled for installation and start-up at the beginning of 2021.
This new spunlace eXcelle line will be able to process a wide range of fibers including polyester, viscose, lyocell and bleached cotton, with grammages from 30 up to 75 gsm. It will produce high-quality wet wipes for cosmetics applications, fem care, baby diapers, dust wipes, hair dressing towels, medical bandages, gauzes and many other products. The new line will enable Eruslu to diversify its product portfolio into new technical applications.
Andritz will deliver a complete line, from web forming to drying, including: one complete set of Laroche opening and blending machinery; two inline high-speed TT cards; one JetlaceEssentiel unit, which is the benchmark for hydroentanglement processes, including an Andtriz full filtration unit; one neXdry double drum through-air dryer; and one neXecodry S1 system for energy saving.
Andritz and Eruslu have a long-term and successful collaboration that began in 2009. This is the fourth spunlace line to be provided by Andritz.
Established in 1972, the Eruslu Nonwoven Group is a leading Turkish company specialized in the production of various textile products. In the nonwovens sector, the group provides disposable products for the home cleaning and health sectors.