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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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  • Oct 22, 2018

    Augmented reality to enhance vessel operation

    Virtual reality at Valmet makes the transfer of expertise easier. It supports collaboration aboard a vessel and also makes training fun.

  • Oct 16, 2018

    Rick's Tips - Airide maintenance

    Periodically, airides should be inspected and adjusted or replaced as required. This article describes their construction, adjustment and assembly.

  • Oct 15, 2018

    Pulp makers’ strong confidence in Valmet continues

    Pulp mills around the world placed a record number of orders for Valmet analyzers, advanced process control solutions and performance services in 2017.

  • Oct 11, 2018

    Valmet TS reduces polymer usage by 20% in wastewater treatment

    In order to improve effectiveness, the Mitchells Plain Wastewater Treatment Works operated by the City of Cape Town, South Africa, installed two Valmet Total Solids Measurements (Valmet TS) in the sludge cake pipelines to provide immediate inline feedback on the dry solids percentage of the sludge cake.

  • Oct 11, 2018

    Valmet Sludge Dewatering Optimizer improves dewatering at Norske Skog

    Norske Skog in Bruck an der Mur, Austria makes high-quality lightweight coated and newsprint grades with varying amounts of post-consumer waste pulp. The mill decided in 2016 to purchase a Valmet Sludge Dewatering Optimizer (Valmet SDO) solution to stabilize the process and improve boiler operation. Integrated to the existing Valmet DNA distributed control system, which was installed in 2007 to control effluent treatment, the software package was accompanied by a Valmet Total Solids Measurement (Valmet TS) microwave transmitter to measure the total solids amount to sludge dewatering.

  • Oct 9, 2018

    Save energy in grinding with Valmet Grinding Services Galileo

    With the diamond coated surfaces of Galileo grinding segments, mills can both improve energy efficiency and production of the grinder. Possibilities include cost savings of 20 EUR/ton, increased pulp production of 25-40% and improved fiber quality.

  • Oct 9, 2018

    Revitalize your ship with automation upgrades

    In the development of its products and services, Valmet has always followed a life-cycle management philosophy, for instance for the process automation system. Now called Valmet DNA.

  • Oct 5, 2018

    Navigator Cacia and Valmet team up to optimize causticizing process targets

    Online liquor analysis and advanced controls stabilize the liquor conversion chain and increases white liquor active alkali by 3%. With extra process visibility problems were uncovered, leading to further improvements and ROI potential.

  • Oct 2, 2018

    Rick's Tips - Calender terminology

    Several terms are in common use to describe calendering equipment, including general operation, temperature control systems and frame design types. This article provides a brief list of terms and definitions.

  • Sep 29, 2018

    Naturally pure water for the Turku area

    Turun Seudun Vesi Oy is responsible for the production and distribution of the Turku area’s household water. Nearly 300,000 people and numerous industrial companies can use this naturally treated water. The Valmet DNA automation system plays a key role in the overall process.

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