Valmet cylinder drying

Maximum efficiency with minimum energy consumption

Cylinder drying

In papermaking, it is vital to ensure maximum drying efficiency with minimum energy consumption. Valmet cylinder drying portfolio is able to provide perfect solutions for all customer needs regardless of your grade, machine speed, or basis weight. Our offering also includes rebuilds, components, and services, in addition to various drying analyses and optimization services.

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Get to know our cylinder drying product family OptiRun dryer section and Runnability Systems. Click on the link below to read and find out more on our drying solutions.

Proven technology for all needs


Valmet cylinder drying family features optimized steam consumption with effective ventilation and heat recovery for energy-efficient operation. As the efficiency of the entire machine is affected by the runnability of the dryer section, open draws are minimized and the wet web is well supported at the beginning of the dryer section. This ensures trouble-free web transport and production, regardless of machine speed or grade.

Controlled web shrinkage and stretch optimize end-product quality. Optimized geometry of single-fabric and double-fabric sections target even moisture profiles and flatness with minimum energy input.

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Do you want to know more about Valmet's compact concept?

Do you want to know more about Valmet's compact concept?

OptiRun compact concept is a game-changer in paper machine dryer sections. Ensuring good runnability, improved drying efficiency and excellent tail threading, this is the biggest change in drying section design in the last 35 years.

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Customer story: Superb dryer section for APP Jingui BM2

APP Jingui BM2 is a coated cardboard production line, with a web width of 8,850 meters and a design daily capacity of nearly 4,200 tonnes. According to APP, Valmet’s integrated design in the drying section has allowed overall energy savings. This includes the compact and optimized dryer cylinder and guide roll arrangement, with Valmet Runnability Systems, OptiAir Hood and other systems, which have all worked well together. Watch the video to learn more. 

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