Dec 29, 2015
If a new system can deliver a boost in quality and an increase in productivity or lower costs at the same time, it’s an ideal situation. That’s exactly what happened at Smurfit Kappa’s Ania board mill, when the mill replaced an aging system on BM3 with Valmet IQ.
* Metso until April 1, 2015.
|Location||Ponte all Ania, Italy|
|Customer challenge||To improve CD moisture uniformity and increase sheet dryness.|
|Solution||Valmet IQ scanner with basis weight and moisture sensors, Valmet IQ Steam Profiler, Valmet IQ Reporting graphical quality reporting package, microwave consistency transmitter|
Production rates up by 4%. Improved moisture uniformity, CD moisture profiles have been improved by over 60%. MD variability improved by 50%. Additional 1 to 1.5% dryness from an existing shoe press. More precise control.
|Keywords||Board and paper, Rebuilds and upgrades, Europe|
High precision CD/MD controls with Valmet’s profiling solutions
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