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  • Dec 10, 2018

    The shoe press belt family is growing

    Valmet has been producing shoe press belts for the global market since the mid-1990s. Today, Valmet Black Belts are known for their excellent material mix, long lifetime and good dewatering capability. To meet the demands of today’s paper production, Valmet has recently developed yet another belt type: Valmet Black Belt H.

  • Jul 10, 2018

    Newcomer challenges the biodryer belt market

    A few years ago, Valmet decided to combine its expertise in biodryer manufacturing with its industrial fabric experience and started producing biodryer belts.

  • Jan 30, 2018

    Stable performance with Valmet Press Felts

    Press felts are key in successfully removing water in the papermaking process. Overall, they play a very important role in the machine’s performance, especially in terms of runnability. In press felts, small things make the difference. Valmet’s press felts are known by their profiling and special treatments.

  • Oct 2, 2017

    Seeking excellence with polarized forming fabrics

    In 2016, Valmet introduced a new generation of forming fabrics with a polarized structure. Customer experiences have shown that these polarized forming fabrics have the potential to revolutionize water removal in the papermaking process.

  • Jun 15, 2016

    Start-up with Valmet paper machine clothing

    Valmet supplied paper machine rebuild for Stora Enso's PM3 in Varkaus started up successfully. The mill feels that a single point of responsibility is beneficial, as there are fewer players and thus fewer overlaps in the start-ups.

  • Jan 22, 2016

    Recausticizing filter fabrics on top of the game

    Innovative filter fabrics are the result of demand in the pulp industry. When a pulp mill customer invests in recausticizing equipment, Valmet’s filter fabrics are most probably doing the dirty work.

  • Dec 4, 2015

    Improved efficiency for paper and board making with dryer fabric for single felted groups

    The demands placed on paper and board machine clothing are high, as the fabrics have to support the smooth operation of the entire production line. Dryer fabrics also need to withstand high temperatures, high fabric wear risk caused by mechanical seals and rolls, as well as high-pressure cleaning up to 600 bars.

  • Aug 10, 2015

    Proven by tests: Valmet Black Belt has highest impact strength

    The most important property of a shoe press belt, used in paper and board machines, is its toughness, in all probability. Tough material survives in even the hardest and fastest impact situations. In tests made at Tampere University of Technology, Valmet Black Belt showed the best impact resistance compared to other belt designs.

  • Jun 26, 2015

    WavStar has the “Wow!” factor in Hallsta

    “The poor capacity of our disc filters was causing us major problems and we decided to give Valmet’s WavStar filter bags a try. Now that we’ve evaluated the results after the filters have been running for more than two years, we can see the benefits, the major one being in the increased capacity," says Patrik Jansson of Holmen.

  • Jun 12, 2015

    Valmet Press Felt SPM, a next-generation press felt for demanding machine conditions

    Valmet’s SprintMaster press felt is designed for demanding paper and board machine conditions. It provides great savings potential with improvements in runnability, dry content, start-up, lifetime and energy consumption.

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