Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill and Valmet’s shared journey forward
Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill has a Valmet co-operation service agreement for maintenance and remote control of the Valmet Breast Roll Shakers (earlier FormMaster) on both of its paper machines PM 9 and PM 10. The service agreement has increased the reliability of the mill ensuring that the paper they produce remains of high quality.
|Location||Karelia region, Russia|
Some failures with breast roll shaker preventing smooth operation of paper machines and production of the top-quality paper. Trials to improve the availability by mill's own efforts were not successful due to the complexity of the equipment, and their local specialists were not qualified enough to implement high-quality maintenance and service.
|Solution||The breast roll shaker service agreement with Valmet consists of two scheduled service visits per year plus audit activities and online support, as well as diagnostics via remote control.|
|Results||The service agreement has increased the reliability of the mill, as their breast roll shaker equipment now has an availability figure of 98%, ensuring that the sack paper they produce remains of high quality. At the same time, they have been able to significantly reduce the number of unplanned shutdowns.|
|Keywords||Segezha, Russia, FormMaster, breast roll shaker, service agreement|