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Case Study:

Reduce Steam Consumption


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Customer Details

A manufacturer of fabrics and fabric products in Western India.
Problems
High steam consumption.

Over drying of fabric.

Low drying rate of fabric.

Variation in moisture content.

Limitation in VDR speed.
Objective

Reduction in specific steam consumption.

Improved productivity and product quality.

Optimised VDR performance.
Solution

Installation of Forbes Marshall vdrMAC automation package for vertical drying ranges.
Benefits
35% reduction in fuel bill.

Increase in VDR machine speed from an average of 75 m/min to 110 m/min, resulting in 33% increase in production.

Improved drying rate.

No variation in moisture.