Doctoring solutions and services for improved runnability
Valmet offers a wide range of doctoring products, including doctor blades, blade holders and doctoring accessories. Our offering is the most cost effective in the market targeting to optimal blade life times, energy savings and improved safety.
We tackle the challenges that paper and board makers are facing due to the continuous need to reduce paper making costs, with the growing use of recycled fiber and ever-higher machine speeds. Cleanliness and runnability with the lowest costs have become key issues. One good way to achieve all this is to strive for an effective doctoring process.
Valmet's portfolio includes a unique selection of innovative doctoring solutions from blade materials and doctor holders to auxiliary equipment to ease and improve the handling, storage and recycling of doctoring components and to enhance operator safety.
We have categorized our blades into three ranges: Economy range, Durability range and Performance range. Read more about these in the Doctor blades page.
Valmet's doctoring expertise covers
Paper, board and tissue machine engineering expertise
- Pulp and paper process and automation know-how
- Extensive expertise in rolls, roll covers and coatings
- Understanding of the variety of factors affecting doctoring, as evidenced by the large number of international patents held by Valmet
- Long-term RTD in doctoring designs and concepts, materials and handling processes
- Reliability through testing with specialized testing equipment
- A truly global network of doctoring professionals on all continents
It’s not only the doctor blades, it’s the overall approach
Valmet’s doctoring portfolio optimizes the papermaking process by lowering production and maintenance costs as well as improving cleanliness.
Stora Enso's Kvarnsveden mill first in Sweden to install ValDual
“Daring to take the plunge and test the new ValDual blade wasn’t exactly a difficult choice,” comments Lennart Johansson, Assistant Superintendent for Stora Enso Kvarnsveden’s PM 12.
Valmet Doctor Blade Dual: Low-cost doctoring in challenging soft cover positions
Interested in reducing your doctoring costs for soft-covered suction or grooved rolls to one tenth of your present costs? Valmet Doctor Blade Dual does just that and delivers optimal doctoring results even in the most challenging positions.
Energy savings through optimized doctoring at the dryer section
Would you be interested in cutting your energy costs while also gaining such additional benefits as improved drying capacity, better runnability, lower doctoring costs and less waste?