The international technology group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, has received an order from the manufacturer of technical textiles Saint-Gobain Adfors en Ltd., Litomyšl/Czech Republic, to supply a wetlaid line to be installed in their Litomyšl facility. Start-up of the line is scheduled for mid-2021.
The Andritz neXline wetlaid line for glass fibers is designed for high production capacities and includes units for stock preparation, wetlaid forming, and binder application. With this line, Saint-Gobain will produce high-quality glass fiber mats for several markets. The manifold, diffuser and former equipment ensure highly uniform fiber distribution with optimal structures during the laying process.
For Saint-Gobain Adfors, this is the 2nd production line for glass fiber mats at the Litomyšl facility. The company offers technical textiles to reinforce and surface products for both construction materials and industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction.