Valmet’s modular maintenance service solutions consists of roll maintenance, roll reconditioning, and roll upgrade services. These solutions help board and papermakers achieve maximum performance with transparent and consistently high-quality maintenance services.
No matter what is the set of roll maintenance services you are looking for we can harness it with our modular offering scope. These clear offering modules can be mixed and matched to easily build the service combination you need thus saving both time and money.
Maintenance services available for different roll types:
Your nearest service center can provide proper recommendations on which service module is best for you. In addition Valmet’s on-site roll services provide maintenance services, analyses and audits at the mill site to solve your problems and simply make your life easier.
The basic scope of the maintenance work is to ensure components are in acceptable condition, saving on long-term maintenance costs. Preventive maintenance measures ensure your machine is in operational condition. A scheduled maintenance service plan guarantees the quality level of the end-product and machine runnability for 1-2 years. From receiving to delivery, our specialists can guide you through maintenance processes and selecting spare parts that will be optimal for your board and paper machine.
The condition-based maintenance services enable planning maintenance actions based on the actual condition of your rolls. Customers can see a significant reduction in maintenance costs as root causes of faults can been identified and maintenance of rolls will be improved leading to extended roll lifetimes and optimized maintenance intervals. Monitoring based on iRoll nip profiles, vibrations and optimization data are some examples where roll condition information is analyzed.
Valmet Asset Manageris a web-based computerized system which contains all critical roll-related information in one place. It includes, for example, up-to-date roll status and location information to indicate where each roll is in given time frame, availability of spare rolls and running period statistics. Valmet Asset Manager is easy-to-use tool for mill-wide information sharing.
The Adolf Jass Fulda mill chose the Lock Seal axial seal technology developed and patented by Valmet. Nowadays it is a standard solution in Valmet's high-speed machines. Each existing roll including a competing product can be modernized with Valmet Lock Seal.
Every customer has their own particular dimensional tolerances for board and paper machine roll grinding. A fast, reliable and accurate 3D grinding process is vital to meet those specific needs. Valmet’s experts take advantage of the latest 3D technology to guarantee precise profile and roundness shapes.
To ensure its paper machine roll reliability and availability, the Kerinci mill in Indonesia has entered a full-scope roll service agreement with Valmet, including a condition monitoring system. This is Valmet’s first roll service agreement combining roll maintenance and remote condition monitoring, and the results can already be seen in improved performance.
By questioning their current operating models, paper mills greatly increase the chances of success in the search for lower costs, better availability, and higher efficiency. Valmet’s 360°Rolls approach enables papermakers to achieve better results with a 360° view of rolls and the roll environment.
A unique roll service agreement was signed at Holmen Paper’s Hallsta mill in Sweden on June 22, 2011. “We have exceptionally high expectations for this agreement – and I’m not just talking about the quality of roll grinding and improved maintenance,", says Daniel Peltonen, Technical Manager at Holmen Paper Hallsta.