Press felts for pulp drying machines

Valmet press felts are always tailor-made to the specifications of each individual pulp drying machine and position: furnish, speed, dimensions. With proven world class technology, the press felts are made to withstand high process temperatures and low pH process chemicals which are common in pulp drying processes.

Valmet Press Felts provide:

  • resistance against thermal, chemical and mechanical stress,
  • stable runnability,
  • excellent dewatering due to high water handling capacity,
  • good wearing resistance and
  • stableness in CMD and controllable width behavior.

Wide range of press felts to fulfill all pulp drying requirements

Valmet Press Felt LMR

  • Extremely heavy 2+2 monofilament base structure with endless design
  • Easily adjustable void volume and openness
  • Superior resistance against compaction and filling

Valmet Press Felt TSM

  • Heavy triple layer monofilament base structure with one seam
  • Easily adjustable void volume and openness
  • Durable structure, good seam area: no seam marking, easy installation

Valmet Press Felt SMS

  • Extremely heavy 2+2 laminated monofilament base with two seams
  • Double seam design which is durable and easy to install
  • Superior resistance against compaction and filling

Special Valmet press felt design for improved performance and longer lifetime


  • Break free running
  • No late life problems
  • Good machine efficiency
  • Controlled sheet release


  • Chemical resistance
  • Wear resistance
  • Thermal resistance


  • Low steam consumption
  • Constant dewatering
  • Good water handling capacity


  • Stable in CMD
  • Less shrinking
  • Good edge quality