Doctor blades for all applications and demands
Valmet offers a comprehensive range of doctor blades for all types of machine positions and process needs. The continuous testing of blade materials and development of blades ensures the reliability and high quality of our doctor blades.
Our newest addition to the doctor blade portfolio is the Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VT*. This doctor blades are the result of hundreds of hours in testing equipment, laboratory tests and successful paper machine trials.
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VT gives the best combination of cost efficiency and functionality in all paper and board grades and doctoring positions.
All our blades are ranged according to their functionality. Economy range blades are designed to meet today’s quality demands at competitive prices. Doctor blades in the Durability range are designed for maximum blade lifetime. The Performance range includes blades with specific superior features like low friction, high heat resistance or effective cleaning properties.
Doctor blades for all applications and demands:
- Carbon fiber blades for all process needs – for longer useful lives and lower energy costs
- Specialized carbon fiber blades for roll surface tending– to extend the useful life of roll covers
- Fiberglass blades – for cost-effective doctoring
- Carbide coated blades for press rolls and corrosive application in the dryer
- Ceramic coated blades for after coater dryers
- All conventional blade materials for customer-specific needs
*earlier known as ValTech
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.
Save costs by optimizing water removal
Water removal at the forming or press section is significantly cheaper than at the dryer section. Since removing one liter of water from the sheet at the dryer section costs five times more than at the press section, it pays to optimize dewatering at an early stage.