Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on June 14, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. EEST
Valmet launches a new Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement model (Valmet OC2W), which has been developed for stock preparation’s short circulation applications in paper, tissue, and board machines. The cost-effective inline consistency measurement is especially suitable for wet end process monitoring.
Valmet OC2W utilizes the total consistency measurement method of the original Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement (Valmet OC) and comes with an added capability of ash content available as a second measured value. Particularly in low-consistency measurements, Valmet’s optical measurements are often the only possible technique to provide reliable results. Valmet OC2W can be easily installed with a measuring probe that enables insertion and removal without special tools or a process stop.
“The application specific models make Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement perform well in most pulp and paper applications. The new Valmet OC2W makes inline optical measurement available for wet end and adds a new option for wet end monitoring technology,” says Heikki Föhr, Product Manager, Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement, Automation Systems business line, Valmet.
Technical information about Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement (Valmet OC2W)
Valmet OC2W is part of the Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement family, each optimized for use with different kinds of wood pulps and recycled textile fibers. Installed in an area of turbulent flow, the temperature and vibration resistant probes are self-cleaning even in the demanding process environments. Valmet OC2W has been developed to measure ash and total consistency (0-12%) in the challenging wet end environment. Sharing the same basic components and modules, Valmet OC has gained a deserved reputation for accuracy, reliability, and ease of installation.
Valmet OC2W has been developed for stock preparation’s short circulation applications in paper, tissue, and board machines.
For further information, please contact:
Heikki Föhr, Product Manager, Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement, Automation Systems business line, Valmet, tel. +358 50 551 0730
Sami Saarenmaa, Business Manager, Measurements, Automation Systems business line, Valmet, tel. +358 40 583 4147
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions we serve an even wider base of process industries. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers’ performance forward – every day.
The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a strong track record in continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was achieved when the flow control company Neles was merged into Valmet. Valmet’s net sales in 2022 were approximately EUR 5.1 billion.