Doctor blades for board and paper making

Comprehensive range of blades for all types of machine positions and processes

Valmet doctor blades

Valmet offers a comprehensive range of doctor blades for all types of process needs in board and paper making. The continuous testing of blade materials and development of blades ensures the reliability and high quality of our doctor blades.

Improved energy efficiency​ and less CO2 emissions​

Long blade lifetime & savings in total production costs

More production and fewer machine stoppages

Improved doctoring performance in each position

All kinds of doctor blades for board and paper machines

All our blades are ranged by their functionality. The Economy range blades are designed to meet today’s quality demands at competitive prices. Doctor blades in the Durability range blades are designed for a maximum blade lifetime.

The Performance range includes blades with specific superior features like low friction, high heat resistance and effective cleaning properties. The low friction blades are designed with sustainability in mind; they reduce motor loads for savings in electricity and extend the durability of the blades.
 

Performance range - material, features and benefits for superior results

BLADE NAME

MATERIAL

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Valmet Doctor Blade Glass LF                      Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with glass fibre layers and functional fillers for low friction                                  Low friction cleaning doctor blade used in dryer section and calander  
 Valmet Doctor Carbon VC2 LF   Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with carbon glass fibre layers and functional fillers for low friction   Low friction cleaning doctor blade used in dryer section  
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VE2, 4, 10  High heat resistant (230 C) Eco resin blade with 2 or 4 carbon fibre layers, or 100% carbon fibre layers Excellent solution for high-temperature applications
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VL10 Epoxy resin blade (180 C) blade with 100% oriented carbon fibre layers Added strength in the MD, and extreme conformability
Valmet Doctor Blade Glass LF Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with glass fibre layers and functional fillers for low friction Low friction cleaning doctor blade
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VE T2  High heat resistant (230 C) Eco resin blade with two (2) carbon fibre layers and abrasive particles Abrasive doctor blade used in high-temperature applications
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VE T4 High heat resistant (230 C) Eco resin blade with four (4) carbon fibre layers and tending particles Tending doctor blade used in high-temperature applications
Valmet Doctor Blade Glass ABR Fiber glass reinforced epoxy resin blade (180 C) with abrasive particles Recommended for conditioning of dryer surfaces
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VC T2 Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with two (2) carbon fibre layers with abrasive particles Long-life abrasive doctor blade
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VC T4 Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with four (4) carbon fibre layers with tending particles Long-life tending doctor blade
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VE T10 High heat resistant (230 C) Eco resin blade with 100% carbon fibre layers with tending particles Long-life non-epoxy containing tending doctor blade
Valmet Doctor Blade Dual Ultra high-density polyethylene blade UHMW-PE Long-life blade with dual functions - foil and doctor blade
Valmet Doctor Blade Bronze A Extra hard rolled phosphor bronze with ceramic Al203 coating Excellent at stickies removal and will not spark
Valmet Doctot Blade Bronze nCT Extra hard rolled phosphor bronze with WC carbide coating Excellent at stickies removal and will not spark
Valmet Doctor Blade Brite nCT Stainless Steel, cold rolled. WC carbide coated Minimizes sheet wraps and extends blade life

 

Durability range - material, features and benefits for blades with long lifetime

BLADE NAME

MATERIAL

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VC2, 4, 10, 10D Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with 2 or 4 carbon fibre layers, or 100% carbon fibre content with functional fillers for durability Blades are designed for maximum blade lifetime
Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VP12 Long-life Eco resin blade (230 C) with 100% carbon fibre content Blades are designed for maximum blade lifetime
Valmet Doctor Blade Poly D Ultra-High-Density polyethylene blade UHMW-PE Designed for all wet end applications. Gentle on roll covers and lasts long
Valmet Doctor Blade Brite HT Stainless Steel, hardened and tempered Corrosive roll applications
Valmet Doctor Blade Monel K-Monel; Nickel, copper metal blade Corrosive roll applications

Economy range - material, features and benefits for cost-efficient blades

BLADE NAME

MATERIAL

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Valmet Doctor Blade Carbon VT2, 4, 10 Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with 2 or 4 carbon fiber layers or 100%  carbon fibre content Standard doctor blade for most roll cleaning applications
Valmet Doctor Blade Glass Epoxy resin blade (180 C) with glass fibre layers Standard roll cleaning applications
Valmet Doctor Blade Cotton Phenolic resin blade with cotton fibre reinforcement Gentle on roll surfaces
Valmet Doctor Blade Bronze Copper, Phosphor, and tin alloy metal blade Corrosion resistant and good on steel or cast iron rolls
Valmet Doctor Blade Steel Special Carbon Steel Selected rolls in non-corrosive environments

 

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A doctor blade is a thin, flexible strip of material that is used in the paper industry to scrape or "doctor" the surface of a cylinder or roll. Doctor blades are a critical component of various paper manufacturing processes, including creping, coating, cleaning, and more.

Valmet specializes in providing high-quality doctor blades designed specifically for the paper industry. Our blades are made from a variety of materials, including steel, composite materials, and synthetic materials, and are engineered for precision, consistency, and durability.

We understand the critical role that doctor blades play in the paper production process, and we're committed to delivering the best possible solutions to help our customers achieve optimal efficiency, reliability, and performance. Our team of experts is always available to provide technical assistance, blade maintenance, and training to ensure that your production operations run smoothly and efficiently.

When it comes to doctor blades for the paper industry, you can trust us to deliver the best possible solutions. Contact us today to learn more about our products and services and how we can help you achieve your production goals.