The AHEAD-1.5S standard unit consists of a four roll cantilevered Crescent Former with a ø 1540 mm forming roll, a single jet headbox (TT Headbox-SLT), a pneumatically loaded TT SuctionPressRoll-SPR1045, ø 472 mm rolls, a Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-12FT (3660 mm) working at max 10 bar(g), a pneumatic Pope reel type TT Reel-P with max reel diameter up to 2600 mm and a Duosystem gas fired hood by Milltech.

An alternative upgraded solution of AHEAD-1.5S can include a multilayered headbox (TT Headbox-MLT), a Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-15FT (4572 mm) working at max 10 bar(g), the hydraulic Pope reel type TT Reel-H with max reel diameter up to 3000 mm and with the automatic reel spool magazine.


Furthermore the AHEAD-1.5S features also the ES model.


This option foresees the installation of the exhaust hood or the steam heated hood instead of a gas fired hood being capable to guarantee 60*-75* tpd of gross production at 1300-1500 mpm with different diameter of TT SYD.

Technical Specification

Net sheet width Basis weight on reel Crepe Design speed Max operating speed Max drying capacity Yankee size
up to 2850 mm / 112 inch 12-40 g/m² 10-25 % 1900 mpm 1800 mpm up to 90* tdp TT SYD-12FT

*referred to a single press configuration

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