Pilots

Chromatogeny Pilot

A breakthrough technology for hydrophobic papers & boards...

Develop hydrophobic paper and board that can replace plastics fully recyclable and biodegradable.

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The MFC wet lamination pilot

Paper and board covered with microfibrillated cellulose for barrier packaging

Develop paper and board laminated with MFC for the packaging and specialty papers sectors

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Foam generator

Lignocellulosic foams, deposits in foam

Generation of foam in situ, within a particle suspension

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Pilot of BIVIS extrusion

Fibres, MFC, molecules

To produce fibres or microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) at high consistency

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NaMiCell pilot

Production of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)

To produce MFC from different qualities of pre-treated lignocellulosic fibres

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Bleaching / Fibres Functionalization pilot

Simulate your processes to reduce costs and / or environmental impact

To simulate in a reproducible and reliable way all the bleaching stages and the functionalization reactions of lignocellulosic fibres

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Pilot gluing bench

Evaluation of paper/board gluing performance

Characterise paper/board gluability

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High-speed laboratory calender

Cost-effective paper and board calendering in industrial conditions

Determine the optimum conditions for calendering paper and board

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Coating Pilot

Paper and board coating for graphics, barrier and speciality applications

Develop coated paper and board for printing and writing, packaging and speciality markets

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Recycled Fibres Pilot

A unique and essential tool for recycling and deinking

- Prepare recycled or deinked pulp at semi-industrial scale

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3D SPRAY PILOT

Coating/functionalisation of 3D cellulose objects for packaging and speciality applications

Develop coated 3D cellulose products and objects for packaging and speciality markets

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Moulded cellulose pilot

Production of innovative 3D cellulose objects

Small-scale production of moulded 3D cellulose objects

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Laser surface abrasion

The “Swiss Army knife” of paper electronics

In-line cutting, In-line digital abrasion, Welding of electronic components

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Refiner mechanical pulps production pilot

RMP, TMP, CTMP, APP

- To simulate the mechanical pulping processes based on disks refiners (in industrial conditions)

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Molecules extraction and unbleached chemical pulps producing pilot

Multipurpose valorisation of lignocellulosic raw materials

To extract molecules present in lignocellulosic raw materials

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Production of Technical Lignins

Kraft, soda and hydrolytic lignins

Fractionation pilot platform

Unique facility under one roof to produce distinct fractions

Operational flexibility, large capacity of fractions generation...

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PAPRIKA: the four-axis robot

High-precision hybrid paper electronics

Handle electronic components

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JEEP: inkjet printing

Jetting Electronics Elements Pilot

ScreenInk: screen printing

A tool to reproduce your industrial prints in short production runs

Print on all substrates

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I-SpeedFlex: flexographic printing

A tool to reproduce the speed, flexibility and print quality of your industrial printing

Reproduce industrial conditions

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I-Motto: mottling

Revealing offset mottling

Print papers to reveal printing unevenness

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FLAT, heatset web offset printing

Fluting Laboratory Tester

Simulate HeatSet Web offset printing

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i-SpeedJET

Adaptation of inkjet printing to the industrial scale

High-speed inkjet printing (direct marketing, newspapers, packaging, etc.).

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