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New debarker for AV Nackawic improves fibre yield


May 18, 2012
By Pulp & Paper Canada

A single Fuji King debarker has replaced two rotary-style debarkers at the AV Nackawic dissolving pulp mill in Nackawic, N.B. The Fuji King KD6/120DT was supplied by Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc., of Surrey, B.C.

A single Fuji King debarker has replaced two rotary-style debarkers at the AV Nackawic dissolving pulp mill in Nackawic, N.B. The Fuji King KD6/120DT was supplied by Carmanah Design and Manufacturing Inc., of Surrey, B.C.

According to Carmanah, the change has resulted in higher capacity, improved bark removal, increased fibre yield and les maintenance and downtime. Start-up was October 2011.

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Carmanah designs and manufactures equipment for the panel and engineered wood products, pulp and paper, and sawmill industries. The Canadian company has a license agreement with the Fuji Kogyo Company of Japan to manufacture and sell the Fuji King Rotary debarker. More than 200 units of this debarker have been sold worldwide.

Carmanah is also a major service centre for pulp and paper equipment repair and refurbishment.


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