Board and paper articles

Board and paper articles

10 of 151 documents
  • Apr 6, 2020

    Now available: Intelligent roll remote support service

    In these exceptional times, remote services provide papermakers with quick and safe access to Valmet’s expertise. Intelligent roll remote support and data analysis services provide a tool for supporting onsite actions and maintenance, as well as optimizing the papermaking process. Avoiding unplanned shutdowns and improving profiles mean less broke, better runnability, higher quality and cost savings.

  • 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.

  • Feb 24, 2020

    How do you avoid risks in paper machine rebuild projects?

    Getting a board or paper rebuild right comes down to good preparation, skilled engineering and having the experience to know what to look out for. There are several common Do’s and Don’ts, which will help minimize risks in rebuild projects. 

  • Feb 17, 2020

    A breakthrough in cylinder surface cleaning: “The change was unbelievable.”

    In 2019, one of the development projects was improving doctoring on the dryer section to meet the quality requirements of production. Special attention was paid to the cleaning of cylinder surfaces in the dryer section following the introduction of a new product group.

  • Feb 11, 2020

    Valmet continues to invest in R&D and its pilot facilities

    Valmet’s Paper Technology Center in Järvenpää, Finland, provides the best available paper finishing piloting trials. To be even better and to correspond more accurately to the mill environment, the sizing section at the pilot facility has been updated with new spray beams, rolls, hard roll covers and web heating system.

  • Feb 11, 2020

    Sappi Maastricht: extremely good quality with new 3-layer headbox and metal belt calender

    Valmet’s unique three-layer headbox and metal belt calender have helped Sappi Maastricht to produce outstandingly white and bulky board, with excellent printability and surface properties.

  • Dec 17, 2019

    Varaka Kagıt entrusted its quality to Valmet Paper Lab

    The SEKA Balıkesir plant has started to run again. The name of the factory has been changed to Varaka Kagıt, and the optimization works have been going on since April 2019. The first Valmet Paper Lab in Turkey started to run along with the first machine with 1000 tons per day capacity commissioned in the first stage of the investment planned in two stages.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    Stripes only suit tigers

    The Mondi Steti Mill is passionate about performance. They aim for optimal printability that enables their customers to grab attention while offering the right packaging characteristics, like strength for the end user.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    What’s in the recovered paper?

    Recovered paper is a valuable raw material for Smurfit Kappa Hoya Mill, which uses recovered paper for container board production. With Valmet Bale Tester, the mill gets an objective and fair view on the raw material content and quality.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    The intelligent giant - Bohui Zibo BM6

    A giant was born when Bohui started their new BM 6 – the widest and largest of its kind in Asia. From the initial start-up to the conversion to printing paper production, machine optimization has been supported from Valmet’s Performance Center.

Board and paper articles

10 of 151 documents