80% less winding broke with iRoll
Sappi Alfeld mill, PM 2 has a complex process of producing wide mix of specialty paper products. They have a strict tolerance towards defects in shipping rolls which led to high amount of winding broke.
|Location:||Sappi Alfeld mill in Germany|
Sappi Alfeld focused on production efficiency. They set the quality standard high, only rolls with a perfect appearance and profiles would be accepted. At the same time material efficiency must be improved.
|Solution:||First winding broke was decreased with manual hardness profile optimization and by using iRoll Portable. For better results iRoll Reel hardness profile control with a soft ReelSeal P roll cover was installed on the reel. Also Valmet IQ CD Controls multivariable profile controls system was taken into use.|
|Results:||Profitability improved, mill met the requirements for high speed, top product quality, a wide product mix and excellent material efficiency.|
|Keywords:||Board and paper, Europe, iRoll, rolls|
|Grades:||Specialty packaging and label grades|
Ranging from 50 to 180 g/m2
|Wire width:||5,150 mm|
|Production speed:||1,200 m/min|