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Reduce Steam Consumption


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Customer Details

A manufacturer of fabrics and fabric products in Western India
- High steam consumption
- Over drying of fabric
- Low drying rate of fabric
- Variation in moisture content
- Limitation in VDR speed

- Reduction in specific steam consumption
- Improved productivity and product quality
- Optimised VDR performance

Installation of Forbes Marshall vdrMAC automation
package for vertical drying ranges
- 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