Customer case:

Data helps CMPC Guaíba make decisions

Digitalization and use of analyzers support producers; flaws in wood cooking are important indicators of performance and business possibilities. The Valmet Dirt Count Analyzer installed at CMPC Guaíba offers a greater volume of data and information for decision-making.

Valmet Dirt Count Analyzer (Valmet DCD) at CMPC Guiaba
We identified that the main difficulty was related to the measurement of a specific type of dirt, called Yellow Shives. This phenomenon didn't generate enough contrast for the analyzer's measuring cameras to produce images.
Anderson Mainardes, Valmet's senior application technician
Summary
Location Guaíba, Brazil
Challenge Difficulties related to the measurement of a specific type of dirt, called Yellow Shives.
Solution Rio Grande do Sul's largest paper mill, CMPC in Guaíba, installed a Valmet Dirt Count Analyzer (Valmet DCD) to evaluate the dirt content and brightness of the entire production lines 2 and 3 of the mill.
Results
  • Easier classification of the pulp sheets
  • The mill uses the collected data in the decision-making process
  • High-resolution cameras and blue light application provide enough contrast to measure the majority of Yellow Shives in the process
Keywords Dirt Count Analyzer, Automation, Brazil

Dirt Count Analyzer

The Valmet Dirt Count Analyzer (Valmet DCD) is an analyzer used for measurement of dirt count and brightness from pulp sheets at the baling line.