The Valmet Belt Dryer is a low-temperature dryer for biomasses like bark, woodchips, sawdust, bagasse and agricultural waste. Its proven technology ensures high end material dryness and utilizes waste heat from the mill, keeping energy costs low.
The rebuilt TMP line, now converted to high temperature chemi-thermomechanical pulp, HT-CTMP, production has been taken over and is now operated by SCA Ortviken pulp mill. Tests runs have been executed and the quality of required pulp product mix has been approved.
Mitsubishi Paper Hachinohe Mill acquired a Valmet Recovery Liquor Analyzer with an advanced process control (APC) application, Valmet Recovery Boiler Optimizer, to the mill’s chemical recovery process. Along with improving recovery boiler efficiency, Mitsubishi Hachinohe Mill combats climate change through accurate online analyses and optimization.
To achieve production excellence, Mercer Stendal wanted to further improve its pulp washing process and invested in Valmet’s TwinRoll technology and modern monitoring tools. The results have been outstanding.
During the first days of April the world’s largest wash press departed from Sundsvall’s harbor in Sweden heading towards its end destination, Rio Grande in Brazil. Transporting this massive piece of equipment required thorough preparation and attention to detail.
As part of the successful upgrade of the recovery boiler control system at Södra Cell’s Mörrum mill, Valmet supplied a training simulator for DCS testing and operator training. The results were a success: a smooth start-up of the boiler, confident operators, and plans for another simulator.
On Friday, January 20, 2023, Arauco produced the first bale of pulp by the new production line of the Arauco MAPA project, which includes major improvements to line 2 and the installation of this new production line (line 3) at the Arauco pulp mill, located in the Biobío region, in Chile.