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Providing Everything You Need

OPEN ACCESS PILOTING CENTER

 

FIBERX test center @Lemi offers bioindustry operators a completely unique “playground” for low-risk and flexible demonstration and pre-commercial production. Our skillfull material and process experts will help you scaling up ideas, with passion and full confidentiality. 

  • Focus on lignocellulose-based waste and side streams 

  • Interdisciplinary and deep tech knowhow

  • Process mastery

  • Lean and solution focused working methods 

  • Understanding of the global trends and market needs

  • Wide global partner network

Unique piloting and testing facilities
for biobased innovations.

FIBERX PILOT PAPER MACHINE

is re-furbished in 2020 to serve demanding testing and piloting requirements. 40% of the machine is reserved for new process development and it can be modified according to your needs. Basically, the machine is suitable for all kinds of fiber-based materials!

KEY PILOTING AREAS:
  • Novel materials, recipes & products

  • Chemical & xxxx trials

  • Process equipment & sensor trials

  • Fiber treatments - refining methods, NFC/MFC

  • Foam-formed materials

  • Plasticized products (PLAFCO)

In addition:

  • MINIMILL –concept solutions

  • Pre-production & custom manufacturing

FACILITIES

FIBERX CENTER

Teollisuustie 1, Lemi FINLAND

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FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES Q1/2024:

INVESTMENT IN FIBER PROCESSING PILOT

  • +100m3 mass and water capacity

  • 17m3 pulper for larger grinding batches

  • Forced circulation cooker 250 kg/batch

  • Extractions, bark processing

  • Bio-adhesives etc. require chemical reactions in reactors

  • Production of agropulp

  • Hydrolyzer: 200 kg/h

  • UF & RO plant

  • Filters, separations

  • Recovery of sugars, hemes, etc.

  • Belt filter / displacement washer

  • Mass washing, lignin, etc.

  • 55 kW Atrex

  • MFC manufacturing

  • Steam blaster 70 liters / batch

  • Evaporation tower 100 kg/h

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FUTURE DEVELOPMENT PLAN

OF FIBERX TEST MACHINE

Customer wishes e.g.

  • Speed ​​min. 100 m/min

  • Line / stern 600 m/min

  • Upper wire unit

  • Multi-layer stern

  • Foam lamination

  • Cardboard products 3 layers

  • Bio-based barriers

  • Filter materials

  • MCC/MFC testing

  • Carbamation / PLAFCO

  • Die presses

What's your case? 

Let's see what we can do päläpälä.

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The FiberX site is located in South East of Finland – an ideal place to serve the bioindustry's needs.
 

  • 15 mins from Lappeenranta University of Tech

  • 3 hours over 70% of Finland production
    and research centers

  • 2.5 hours to Helsinki International Airport

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