International technology Group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, has received an order from the manufacturer of nonwovens Grupo SARI (S.A. Rubi Industrial), Barcelona/Spain, to supply a neXline needlepunch line for the production of needlepunched felts.
The line will process several types of raw material such as polyester, polypropylene, bi-component fibers, and viscose, and will produce needlepunched felts for technical markets (automotive, construction, filtration, etc). The line is scheduled for start-up towards the end of 2018.
The scope of supply includes all of the machines and equipment – from opening and blending to the end of line. The line incorporates cutting-edge ANDRITZ technologies and equipment, such as: TCF-X high-capacity chute feed, eXcelle Dynamic card, Dynamic Crosslapper, state-of-the-art ProDyn and Isolayer systems for weight evenness.