Workshop and roll services for board and paper making
Your machine was born to produce, let’s keep it that way!
Every paper and board maker, expects a top performing mill with an output that meets the market quality and demand. Valmet Roll Services has got a vast amount of expertise to move your mill’s performance forward. By utilizing our services, you can avoid unplanned shutdowns, increase roll running times, improve the end-product quality and minimize total costs.
Turn your rolls into a data source for enhanced efficiency
Rolls have an essential impact on paper quality and production efficiency. We can help you increase your roll performance with a full range of roll products from the state-of-the art new roll technology to roll upgrades, and to the best-fit-to-purpose roll covers. Our Intelligent Roll Solutions offer online measurement and analysis tools to solve problems based on the real reasons behind them, thus turning your roll into a data source for process efficiency.
From time to condition-based maintenance services
The condition-based maintenance services enable planning maintenance actions based on the actual condition of your equipment. Our Modular Maintenance Services consist of maintenance, reconditioning and upgrade services which allow you to build just the right combination of services for your mill.
A unique combination of people & technology
Valmet provides you with a unique combination of technology and people close to you wherever you are. Our global network of roll service centers is available in over 25 locations around the world. In addition to that, there are Valmet's process industry professionals in over 120 locations worldwide - plus remotely! To reap the best benefits from these experts, you can get them as a part of your team through a service agreement.
Global support, local presence
Valmet's competence in this area includes decades of experience with roll equipment and performance, the largest installed base in the business, and the most extensive process know-how. With over 20 roll service centers around the world, our committed team of specialists provides a dedicated global service that is close to the customer. Our local teams are supported by Valmet’s global network of expertise.
Customer success stories and technical articles
Hard news for boardmakers
As a pioneer in ceramic coatings, Valmet has gathered its decades of experience to introduce a new generation of ceramic roll covers for lead rolls. In containerboard machines, these hard and extremely durable coatings ensure longer run time and better reliability.
One partner for rolls, covers and services
Metsä Board Joutseno BCTMP mill aims for high operational reliability. In addition to replacing their aging twin wire press rolls, they have selected one partner for everything: rolls, covers and services.
Roll change interval increased from one to two years with Lock Seal
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.
Valmet Roll Academy
Valmet's Maintenance Schools and Roll Academies gather people from the pulp and paper industry to learn from Valmet and one another. They help secure the best possible knowledge and skills needed to maintain and operate the equipment throughout their lifecycles.
Now available: Intelligent roll remote support service
In these exceptional times, remote services provide papermakers with quick and safe access to Valmet’s expertise. Intelligent roll remote support and data analysis services provide a tool for supporting onsite actions and maintenance, as well as optimizing the papermaking process. Avoiding unplanned shutdowns and improving profiles mean less broke, better runnability, higher quality and cost savings.
Wet pressing performance much improved!
N R Agarwal has been able to reduce web breaks, increase speed and boost post-press dry content on its PM5 with Valmet’s Intelligent Roll Solutions for press efficiency.
Making the right choices to boost wet pressing efficiency
Wet pressing has an impact all the way from paper machine drying capacity and web runnability to end product properties. The secret of process efficiency often lies in making the right choices for the press section consumables.
Roll covers from recyclable and renewable raw materials
Could paper machine roll covers be made of recycled or even bio-based raw materials? After less than two years’ intensive R&D work, Valmet has introduced new composite covers for press, guide and calender rolls representing a new, more sustainable generation of roll cover materials.
The extensive technological know-how behind Valmet’s roll service
Valmet rolls are based on the strong experience as the papermaking industry’s leading OEM player.
One plus one is more than two
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.
Improving press performance step by step
After a fourphase improvement project, Thai Cane Paper enjoys lower steam consumption, better runnability, higher paper dryness, longer felt lifetimes, and vacuum energy savings in its PM 2 press section.
Intelligent Roll Solutions – data beyond the rolls
Intelligent Roll Solutions will turn your roll into an intelligent service platform, providing a new way to analyze data and network globally. This data beyond the rolls can help you achieve your production targets for enhanced efficiency and cost savings.
80% less winding broke with iRoll at Sappi Alfeld
With Valmet’s iRoll technology and optimal control strategy for each grade, Sappi Alfeld has reduced winder broke by 80% on its PM 2.
Press Roll Cover PP eliminates production bottlenecks at Green Forest Paper
By choosing an optimal roll cover for its highly loaded press rolls, the Green Forest Paper mill has managed to increase production, save energy and reduce maintenance costs.
Maximum equipment performance through modular service solutions
Modular service solutions offer pulp and papermakers clearer choices for the maintenance of all rolls and equipment for fiber production.