ProJet will deliver a new dry end Tail Cutter to the containerboard producer PCA in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. The order was included in ProJet’s December 2022 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The ProJet Radial Saw Tail Cutter are designed to be highly reliable, and the Tail Width is adjustable from 20-300mm (0.8-12 in.) The ProJet Tail Cutters generate a 100% reliable clean cut, guaranteeing maximum reliability of Tail Threading and therefore reliability of the machine. The Tail Cutter will be installed before the reel at the end of the machine.*
ProJet’s Tail Cutter in operation
The radial saws are made of hardened steel, with typical sizes between 200-400mm. Customers that have these Tail Cutters installed, immediately notice the reduction in dirt and dust build up in the cutting area, which A. Leads to a cleaner and healthier working environment for operators and B. Maximizes reliability of the Tail Cutting and Tail Threading procedure on a paper machine. No vacuum or dust bag are required so maintenance is minimized, and fire hazards are eliminated.
The equipment is scheduled to be delivered in Q1, 2023 and installation & start-up in later in 2023.
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