Dewatering elements for pulp drying

Valmet Dewatering Elements fulfill all the requirements set for dewatering at your pulp drying line

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The most typical challenges with dewatering elements are related to efficiency of dewatering process, paper quality properties like formation, lifetime of dewatering ceramics, and performance of forming and press section fabrics. Whatever your challenge is, Valmet provides a comprehensive range of polyethylene and ceramic dewatering elements to your specific needs. Valmet Dewatering Elements suit all positions and OEM machine configurations and our expertise services are available close to you, all around the world.

Wear resistant materials for long lifetime

Low friction and gentle materials for paper machine clothing

High quality finishing due to low surface roughness

Easy and safe installation

Let us be your co-driver for success

Valmet solutions that combine parts and expert support will drive your production performances further. When you choose Valmet performance parts you are not just buying wear parts. You are also gaining greater availability, higher end-product quality and enhanced productivity.

With the combination of parts and expertise, we can together make a difference at every stage of your production process. We have increased production output and decreased total costs together by applying optimal performance parts to each position.

Valmet is the original equipment manufacturer for spare parts

Further strengthening OEM expertise

Acquiring Coldwater has enabled us to expand our dewatering services offering through more expertise on dewatering elements and further strengthened product portfolio.

Read more about our OEM partnerships.

From full shift to 30 minutes

Are you looking to increase productivity and additional dewatering capacity? If so, we're excited to share how our experts helped a mill go from taking a full shift to replace table blades to now taking only 30 minutes!

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Carefully selected materials for the longest lifetime and quality

Our carefully selected materials are used in different applications for different purposes. For example, we finalize our ceramics to very low surface roughness to make sure that fabric wear and power consumption is minimal.

Valmet is now able to supply complete offering of high-quality dewatering ceramics and two different types of polyethylene foils and covers. This means that you have access to complete through one source.

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Typical application/ Machine concept

Ceramic material


Surface quality (Low power consumption,
low fabric wear)

Investment cost

  • < 800m/min all wet positions
  • 800-1200m/min fourdriniers before waterline
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  • > 1200m/min fourdriniers
  • Gap formers
  • High vacuum positions
  • Stressed positions
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  • >1200m/min fourdriniers
  • Gap formers
  • Stressed positions
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Dewatering Element Ceramic

  • Wear resistant materials offer long and trouble-free operation and optimized dewatering
  • Short delivery times
  • Grinding and repairing service available

Dewatering Element Poly 1000 - 8000

Our polyethylene materials are formulated and
developed to deliver optimum performance across a
wide range of operating conditions

Meet your co-driver for Valmet Dewatering Technology

Join us as we discuss the latest in dewatering technology with Guy Bedard, Product Manager, Headbox and Forming, Valmet North America. During this interview, Guy outlines the features and benefits of partnering with Valmet to improve your performance through forming section enhancements

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