Valmet to upgrade a recovery boiler for Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing

Recovery boiler service will provide safe, stable, and efficient operation

Valmet to offer a recovery boiler upgrade service to Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing’s Chongqing mill
Valmet to offer a recovery boiler upgrade service to Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing’s Chongqing mill

Valmet will offer a recovery boiler upgrade service to Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing’s Chongqing mill in China. The project is scheduled to be finished in the second quarter of 2022. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received in the third quarter of 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

“The company’s solution will solve our actual issues and apply the proven advanced technical knowhow with the latest innovations. I believe that our recovery boiler will achieve safe, stable, and efficient operation after this upgrade. And the future cooperation between Lee & Man and the company will be further strengthened,” says Zhang Dingjun, Senior Manager, Chongqing Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited.

“We firmly believe that with the company’s technical advantages and full-service capability, the recovery boiler will be greatly improved in safety, operational efficiency, and unplanned shutdowns,” says Fu Xuebing, company’s Senior Mill Sales Manager from China South Region.

“This is the first time that the company has been involved in modifying and upgrading a non-Valmet recovery boiler. Among multiple technical solutions, we decided on the optimal solution based on customer feedback, site audit, and comprehensive consideration of reliability, purchase lead time, production schedule, cost control, and logistics,” says Amanda Xu, company’s Product Sales Manager, China Services.

Technical information about the Valmet’s delivery

Valmet’s delivery will include:

  • A new recovery boiler floor with the entire composite tube San38/SA210.
  • New primary air ports and castings with a design.
  • A new furnace screen and an erection advisor.

All parts with composite tube San38/SA210 will be manufactured in Valmet’s workshop in Lapua, Finland, and imported to the customer mill after pre-assembly.


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