Valmet provides a comprehensive range of paper machine forming section applications for the varying requirements of different board and paper grades and speed ranges. The forming section concepts include solutions for gap forming, hybrid forming and Fourdrinier applications which can be used for new line installations and rebuilds alike.
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We offer the opportunity to experiment and develop paper and board products and processes at Valmet Paper Technology Center without having to put your own production on hold. This is very cost-efficient compared to expensive tests in your own production. You can follow the activities in the trials on site or remotely through live streaming cameras.
Valmet Paper Technology Center provides the world's most comprehensive offering of testing and piloting services to paper and board manufacturers worldwide. Our pilot facilities have the entire process covered, from stock preparation to coatings and everything between, providing customers with excellent service and reliable results to support investment decisions.
Rebuilding a paper or board machine, or a section of it, can improve the competitiveness of your business and your processes. But where do you start? Over the years, we have gathered plenty of experience and expertise in rebuilding all kinds of machines. We asked our experts to provide tips, advice and industry insight to help you demystify the rebuild process and created a practical guide book.
Download our e-book to learn how to develop a winning rebuild concept, how to minimize rebuild related risks, and how to ensure smooth ramp up to full production.
OptiFormer product family provides flexible forming solutions for all board and paper grades and a broad range of machine speeds, widths and capacities. OptiFormer forming sections provide the end product quality you need with highly efficient water removal, excellent runnability, and cleanliness.
OptiFormer forming section concepts include solutions for gap forming, hybrid forming and Fourdrinier applications, which can be used for new line installations and rebuilds alike.
PM 5 at the Papierfabrik Palm Aalen-Neukochen site in Germany is the world’s widest high-capacity containerboard line. It is an investment for the next 50 years and has been producing high-quality and sellable board since the start-up in July, 2021.
Pratt Industries started up their new PM 17 board machine in 2019 at Wapakoneta, Ohio. The start-up was a great success thanks to both extensive training and the unique opportunity to train their personnel on exactly the same type of OptiConcept M line at Pratt’s PM 16 machine in Valparaiso, Indiana.
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