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Welcome to learn more about Valmet's technology and services offering! This section includes articles that highlight customer cases and success stories around the world, stories about Valmet's innovations and products, as well as give food for thought.

For those interested in helpful tips and practical methods for maintaining and finetuning your processes and equipment, we offer Up & Running articles that are intended to help you keep your paper, board, tissue and pulp machines up and running.

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  • Mar 24, 2020

    Field Report - Protecting soft roll covers

    Soft rolls represent a significant investment for mills, yet they are susceptible to damage, especially if the surface temperature varies too much across the face of the roll. This article describes the design, operation and maintenance of some of the most common soft roll protection devices.

  • Mar 24, 2020

    Taking the circular economy forward – Flexible energy production

    Through its technology, automation and services offering, Valmet has a key role in enabling its customers to apply a circular economy in their operations within energy production.

  • Mar 18, 2020

    Taking the circular economy forward – Improved use of resources

    Valmet has an important role in the circular economy by offering customers technology and services for converting renewable resources into sustainable products, such as pulp, paper, board and bioenergy.

  • Mar 17, 2020

    Field Report - Steam shower tips and Valmet IQ Steam Profiler

    Guidelines for steam shower setup, usage and shutdown as well as precautions are presented in this article, as well as the results that are possible with the Valmet IQ Steam Profiler.

  • Mar 17, 2020

    CRE8 4PEOPLE a contest with the target to make a difference

    Can a company like Valmet contribute to social sustainability; care for employees and their wellbeing and also engage in the society they are living in? Something that really makes a difference? The answer is CRE8 4People a unique challenge in social sustainability.

  • Mar 16, 2020

    Arne Asplund Mechanical Pulping Award 2020

    The Arne Asplund Mechanical Pulping Award for 2020 has been granted to Mr Bengt Åkerblom, Vårby, Sweden, the owner and founder of Dametric AB.

  • Mar 11, 2020

    Soft rubber covers for sizing

    Sizing adds value to the paper quality by enhancing its properties. Sizing paper with starch can increase both the surface strength of the paper, as well as the bulk strength. Sizing or pigmenting can also be applied with PVA or silicone which transforms the base paper into release paper. Additionally, sizing can be used to densify and seal the paper surface, thus reducing the absorption, for instance, from the coating process.

  • Mar 11, 2020

    Uncompromised roll cover performance for sizing and coating

    Valmet is the market leader in film coaters and sizers, and has developed a great deal of related process know-how. We have put this expertise to good use in developing new roll cover materials that deliver uncompromised sizing and coating performance with both grooved and smooth rods, as well as with coating blades.

  • Mar 10, 2020

    Field Report - Reel spool safety

    Reel spools carry more load for their size than any other roll in the paper mill. Bent journals can break, causing the log to fall from the reel or storage reels onto the floor and bump into equipment and personnel.

  • Mar 3, 2020

    Field Report - Grooving suction rolls

    Grooving suction rolls is a commonly undertaken process. This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions, such as: why groove the suction press roll, how does grooving affect the cover's P&J, and are there any concerns or drawbacks with grooving a suction roll.

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