Slovakian mill winds first woodfree roll.
SLOVAKIAN MILL WINDS FIRST WOODFREE ROLL. Neusiedler Severoslovenske Celulozky a Papierne a.s. (NSCP), Ruzomberok, Slovakia, wound its first roll of woodfree copy paper on its rebuilt Paper Machine Number 18 on September 25. 2003 (see photo above). The machine produces copy papers in a basis weight range of 80 g/[m.sup.2], Voith Paper rebuilt the machine with its 7350 wire width. Pulp required for the machine usually comes from the company's integrated pulp mill. Through the rebuild, its production capacity has increased to 290,000 tons per year. Maximum production speed is 1400 meters per minute. To enhance the performance, Voith equipped the machine with a Single NipcoFlex Press.