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.
Take a moment to review the stories below that discuss Valmet Infinikote.
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
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
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.