Oct 17, 2015
China’s Yuen Foong Yu Yangzhou paper mill relies on automated laboratory testing with Valmet Paper Lab to ensure its container board meets the most critical requirements. Key benefits reported by the mill include higher frequency of tests, better repeatability, less manual labor and faster feedback time to the operators.
*) Note!: Product and company names are changed while Valmet acquired Metso’s Process Automation System business and products on April 1st 2015.
|Location||Yuen Foong Yu Yangzhou paper mill, China|
|Customer Challenge||Individual laboratory test devices could not meet the mill requirements of fast test speed and stable results.|
|Solution||The Valmet Paper Lab *) was installed for measurements of PM3 containerboard with basic weights from 110 to 300g/m2. After just minutes, test results are communicated to the mill’s quality control system and seen where needed in the mill for timely response of process adjustments to ensure the highest level of productivity.|
|Results||Automated paper testing provides higher frequency of tests, repeatable results, minimal maintenance and faster feedback time to the operators.|
|Keywords||China, Automation, Board and Paper|