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Valmet eNews: Chrome free Yankee thermal spray coating for safety and unparalleled reliability

Because of the potential risks associated with the thermal-spraying of ferrous based materials, Valmet embarked on a program to develop new alloyed materials that beat chrome in Yankee metallizing.

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Major Safety Improvement

Major Safety Improvement

Valmet has launched a product and application process for the metallization of Yankee cylinders that is 100% chrome free, Infinikote-2. There is absolutely zero generation of the potentially carcinogenic hexavalent chromium during application.

Video: Beating chrome in yankee metallizing

Video: Beating chrome in yankee metallizing

Observe Valmet's Infinikote-2 Yankee Metallizing, which contains no chrome and generates no hexavalent chrome during application.

SCA Ortmann's problems resolved by Infinikote

SCA Ortmann's problems resolved by Infinikote

As SCA Ortmann had applied thermal spraying on their PM 9 earlier, with good results, they decided to spray the PM 4 Yankee dryer too, with Infinikote from Valmet.