Andritz: High-speed spunlace line for Welspun

High-speed spunlace line for Welspun

(Source: Andritz)
(Source: Andritz)

A complete Andritz neXline spunlace line for the production of nonwoven roll goods and wipes has been ordered by Welspun Advanced Materials (India) Ltd., Hyderabad/India. The line from has a capacity of up to 3 tons/hour and will be housed at Welspun’s new plant in Hyderabad. Start-up of the line is scheduled for Q4/2021.
The high capacity spunlace line from international technology group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, will process various types of synthetic or natural fibers, such as polyester, viscose and cotton. The final products will have fabric weights ranging from 25-120 g/m², thus covering many applications. This neXline spunlace line also offers the option to integrate a third component from a selection of smart layers, enabling Welspun to also manufacture products for the health care and hygiene sectors.
The neXline spunlace will provide savings on energy and water with the technology delivered. With its new plant, Welspun will significantly increase its existing spunlace capacity and also maintain a broad range of applications as the final products are used in hygiene, home care and industrial cleaning. The new, advanced facility is a 100,000 m² greenfield development that is part of a larger 1,500,000 m² industrial complex also accommodating the Welspun floorings facility.

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