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Customer case:

Retention measurement for a secure start-up

Four Valmet RM3 sensors were supplied to Stora Enso Varkaus to measure wet end consistencies with the exclusive ability to monitor both total and true ash consistency from the process for active fines retention management.

The operation looks good and we are using the units for control. With regard to measurements in general, what counts is quality, not quantity. The measurement data must be correct, making decisions based on incorrect data is not good!”
Jukka Lyyra, Area Manager of Paper Machine & RCF Plant, Stora Enso
Summary
Location Stora Enso Varkaus, Finland
Challenge The mill wanted to have more knowledge about the process and secure the machine’s start-up
Solution Valmet Retention Measurement:
Four Valmet RM3 sensors were supplied to measure wet end consistencies with the exclusive ability to monitor both total and true ash consistency from the process for active fines retention management.
Results All trends from the system are available. Operators see continuously each layer, which enables them to make fast decisions accordingly. Improved knowledge about the process.
Keywords Board and paper, Automation, Europe

Valmet Retention Measurement

Valmet Retention Measurement (Valmet RM3) and Valmet Wet End Analyzer (Valmet WEM) continue the products development path which was chosen late 1980’s, in order to provide totally new measurement alternatives for paper machine wet end process.