Rapid moisture analysis of wood-based materials at Stora Enso, Oulu
The new measuring method determines the solid content of wood material quickly and accurately. The Valmet MR Moisture analyzer has enhanced the quality control of biofuel and reduced the number of work phases in the Stora Enso plant in Oulu.
|Location||Stora Enso mill in Oulu|
Standardized oven drying is very time-consuming.
Need for a faster method to serve the need of real-time quality monitoring
Valmet MR Moisture Analyzer is used to measure bark, woodchips from the mill and from other suppliers, and the sludge of the biological water purification plant.
Samples are identified by barcodes, and the measurement results are transmitted directly from the analyzer to the mill DCS.
Large number of samples are able to be measured in a short time.
More accurate results of the true moisture content of materials.
Data is immediately available.
|Keywords||Biofuels and biomaterials, Automation, Europe|