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OptiFormer Gap for board

Perfect forming solution for lightweight containerboard

OptiFormer Gap forming section with roll and blade technology is an optimal concept for lightweight recycled fiber-based fluting and linerboard for high-speed applications.

High production efficiency and quality

High capacity at a high speed is the key feature of efficient lightweight containerboard manufacturing. Good runnability is a prerequisite. The paper must be produced with less and/or lower quality raw material, it must be strong and visually attractive, and perform well in corrugators.

Low operating costs

OptiFormer Gap is an energy-efficient concept that provides also raw material savings through lightweight production from recycled raw materials. The forming concept is designed for efficient maintenance operations providing a safe working environment.

Energy saving potential of OptiFormer Gap for board.

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How to plan a successful rebuild?

Rebuilding a paper or board machine can improve the competitiveness of your business and your processes. But where do you start? 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.

Looking for forming fabrics?

Valmet has constantly improved their forming fabric technology and created fabrics providing excellent runnability, high wear resistance, long running time, good paper profiles and good retention. Specialized forming fabric designs for packaging grades continue to improve drainage.

Planning a grade conversion?

The world is changing fast; the consumption of newsprint and printing paper is decreasing and the consumption of containerboards or cartonboards are increasing. An old paper machine can be updated with a grade conversion rebuild to produce more profitable products. Turn a new page for your paper machine with the help from Valmet.


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