Valmet develops and manufactures filter fabrics for the mining, chemical, pulp and paper industries, as well as for energy production, waste processing plants, and the food manufacturing industry. As environmental legislation gets tighter and the requirements for filtering waste and sewage become higher, filter fabrics must be increasingly durable and reliable, with the ability to filter different types of sludge and various particle sizes.
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We are proud to manufacture the world’s best filter fabrics for demanding process conditions. With almost 60 years’ experience in process filtration, Valmet offers the most extensive range of high-quality filter fabrics on the market as well as technical support for optimal performance. Our filtration technology covers both wet and dry filtration products.
Valmet’s filter fabrics are available through a vast global service network on all continents.
Through its years of intensive research and partnership with our customers, other filter suppliers, research institutes and universities, Valmet owns extensive filtration process expertise and experience that cannot be imitated.
Our modern production facilities, latest manufacturing technology, patents and in-house R&D laboratories allow us to provide outstanding filtration results and innovative technical solutions. These include the world’s first RFID-based filter cloth recording system for preventive maintenance.
Valmet’s laboratory services also analyse raw materials and finished goods, including analysis of used fabrics, chemical analyses, and wear studies of fabrics, filters and dewatering elements. To optimize our customers’ process performance, we also offer a wide range of on-site laboratory tests that can be performed at site.
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Valmet promotes sustainability in fabrics business
As part of Valmet´s comprehensive Sustainability 360° agenda, Valmet’s Fabrics unit has created its sustainability action plan. The target is to accelerate the development of more environmentally friendly paper machine clothing and filter fabrics benefitting Valmet´s customers as well as to enhance the reduction of CO2 emissions and energy consumption in fabrics production.
Mining, mineral and chemical industries
Valmet supplies filter fabrics to various processes at concentrating plants in the mining and chemical industries. Our fabrics are developed to withstand high process temperatures, complex chemical environments, and a wide variety of sludges. From disc, drum, leaf and press filters to tower press, belt and horizontal vacuum belt filters, we offer a complete range of high-level filtration solutions for all applications in the mining and chemical industries.
Pulp, fiber and paper industries
Valmet is the leading developer and supplier of filter fabrics for mechanical pulping and the recausticizing processes. Our wide offering spans from filter fabrics for each stage in the recausticizing process to shrink fabrics for bleach and brown stock washer drums and heavy duty wires for double wire presses. We also offer comprehensive disc filter service including disc filter coverings, spare parts, shrinking and installation.