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Maintenance and shutdown management

Controlling maintenance costs and keeping production assets in top working condition are some of the main requirements for pulp makers looking for reliable maintenance and shutdown management.

Our maintenance services include planning, executing and managing development and maintenance actions. This includes implementing annual shutdowns together with your team. Both own and outsourced resources are optimally utilized for minimizing unnecessary costs, schedule overruns and downtime.

With Valmet-wide network of skilled personnel and dedicated service workshops, we offer proactive maintenance management and timely execution through on-site reconditioning during shutdowns, modernizations, upgrades, process development and maintenance management and programs. Our maintenance and shutdown services are available regardless of the original technology supplier.


Maintenance and shutdown management For Cutting

Cutter Layboy Adjustable Bearing Housings 

For quicker knife clearance adjustment during operation.

Cutter Layboy Belt Drives 

Belt transmission solutions for better production efficiency and increased environmental safety.

Cutter Layboy Divider Plates 

Pneumatically operated vertical movement divider plates for sheet edges with integrated wedges.

Cutter Layboy Feltless Sheet Transfer 

Non-felt transfer system, which consists of rolls, press wheels, support plates and a reject gate.

Cutter Layboy Press Wheels

Spring-loaded press wheels with cross beams (single or double) to guide the sheet flow at layboy and overlapping area.

Cutter Layboy condition test

A program for determining the condition of a Cutter Layboy.

Cutter Layboy Speed Overlapping System

Increases high-speed cutter layboy performance.

Cutter Layboy Tail Threading

Automatically transferring the tail from the dryer section’s pull stack to the cutter layboy.

Cross Cutter

When production speeds are increased, the requirement for a 2-knife rotating roll is obvious. Replace the existing cutter cross cutting with a modern design.


Maintenance and shutdown management For Slab presses

Valve V5

Efforts to achieve good machine service life and to use modern components have resulted in the replacement of a number of pumps and valves by new products, among them the Exchange valve V5 for PFC presses.

PFC Tension Bars

To extend the frame’s service life, Valmet has produced a reinforcement kit that can be installed on existing presses.

Press Stamp and Mould Kit

Separately exchangeable cylinder tube design and modernized press moulds.

PAM/PFC Main Pump

New main pumps for slab and bale presses.

Bale/Slab Press Hose Upgrade

Rebuild kit for the replacement of thick-walled piping with hydraulic hoses.

Bale/Slab Press Hydraulic Unit Upgrade

Higher capcity and reliability.


Maintenance and shutdown management For Bale presses

Bale Press Expander Pin

Permanent solution for pivot wear.

PR-15 Photocell

Maximizes production and minimizes stops and alarms.

Bale Press Belt Guide

For easier adjustment of the conveyor belt, belt guide equipment is available as an upgrade product.

Bale/Slab Press Cooler and Filter Kit

Rebuil of oil cooler/filter unit for bale and slab presses.

PrePress Cylinders Optimization

The new generation of cylinders has an entirely new sealing system.

Bale/Slab press Air filter

With a considerably larger area that results in improved filtration.


Maintenance and shutdown management for Wrapping machines

Upgrade Kit EAC

Valmet offers a number of upgrade packages for EAC wrapper applying machines.

Upgrade Kit ERA

Valmet offers a numbers of upgrade package for ERA wrapping applying machines.


Maintenance and shutdown management for Tying and binding machines

Upgrade Kit BBA/BBC

Valmet offers a number of upgrade packages for tying and binding machines.

Upgrade Kit BBE

Valmet offers a number of upgrade packages that ensure more reliable operation of the Robotyer BBE.

Wire Dimension Rebuild

Complete kit for tying with wire of reduced dimension.

Feeding Wheel Upgrade

Improves accessibility for cleaning and reduces service costs.


Folding machines

Upgrade Kit VKC

Upgrade packages that will ensure more reliable operation.


Shutdown and maintenance management for Bale stackers

Upgrades for BBA-2124

Hydraulic pump unit and lubrication equipment makes operation reliable and simple to handle.

Upgrade Kit SLA

New hydraulic unit with a double pump increases capacity and reduces energy consumption.

Upgrade Kit SPA/SPB

Upgrades for the press unit on pusher bale stack binders and the hydraulic unit and cylinders.



Baling Service Agreement

Reducing maintenance costs and increasing availability.


Mill site services


Provides early warning of shoe press belt failure.

Cutter Layboy condition test

A program for determining the condition of a Cutter Layboy.

Baling Line Audit

Ensures optimal use of the installed equipment and maximizes efficiency while minimizing service costs.