Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System

Fast and easy root cause analysis of web breaks. The enhanced features provide pulp and paper producers with higher-quality images than before for analysis purposes, enabling them to take virtually instantaneous corrective measures.

The Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System (WMS) records video images of the crucial events in the process, such as web breaks, tail feeding, and defects triggered by the IQ Web Inspection System.

Recorded images are available for playback, enabling operators to quickly find the origin of the event and correct the problem. This shortens downtime after breaks and improves runnability. Optimized machine efficiency delivers fast payback on investment.

New features like extended recordings and defect detection help operators to ensure overall product quality and machine runnability.

IQ Web Monitoring System features

  • Fast and easy root cause analysis of web breaks
  • Clear and good image quality
  • Powerful illumination through efficient LED
  • Easy to use and maintain by modern system structure
  • Synchronized recordings with unbeatable precision as a key for fast and easy root cause analysis
  • Light area adjustment, free adjustment of the unique light pattern
  • Balanced chain of image handling without losses
  • Web inspection system triggering
  • Automated region of interest analysis with related recordings
  • Extended recordings
  • Defect detection and classification of web defects

Customer success stories

Machine vision cuts down web breaks at Torraspapel Leitza

Machine vision cuts down web breaks at Torraspapel Leitza

Typically web monitoring systems (WMS), installed to discover more about the origins and causes of web breaks, are intended for whole paper machine lines. For Leitza, monitoring only a coating machine, a smaller system was needed.

Improved runnability at AB Grigeo Klaipeda

Improved runnability at AB Grigeo Klaipeda

To improve runnability on its PM3 board machine, AB Grigeo Klaipėda installed a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System (WMS) to discover more about the origins and causes of web breaks.