Process upgrades for pulp drying and baling

Valmet automation and service upgrades include smart lifecycle management for optimized TCO, automation updates and installations with complete start-up and process support as well as process improvements for the entire fiberline. We provide problem-solving support and investment planning for a number of different automation platforms, always according to customer need.

Pulp producers typically look for improved capacity and quality while maintaining or increasing competitiveness. With newest technologies, materials and designs, smart solutions and upgrades help customers reach these targets. Benefits include production, steam and energy cost savings, improved runnability, safety and higher availability of machine and automation equipments.

The PDU technology centers are located in Finland (Ulvila/Pori, Raisio and Jyväskylä) and are able to serve engineering, audits and specialists for entire pulp drying machine, as well as new solutions and equipments. From these locations, complete new pulp drying lines and equipment’s solutions and upgrades are delivered globally, wherever they are, moving our customers forward.

Process upgrades for wet end
Trim Eater TrimEater_230x120.png Energy saving product for wet end trim handling
Wet End Tail Threading FBL_1809_Tailthread_WetEnd_part01_230x120.png More reliable tail threading with high level safety
Dilution profile control for pulp headboxes RetroDilution_230x112.jpg A cost-effective way of modernizing an existing slice lip controlled headbox into a dilution controlled
Headbox Level Control System Headbox-Level-Control-System.png Suitable for different types and sizes of headboxes
Pressurized Felt Conditioning Pressurized Felt Conditioning Promo.png Effective and energy saving felt dewatering solution
Vacuum Optimization Vacuum Optimization.png Optimizing pulp drying machine wet end vacuum pump capacity
PickupSaveall pickupsaveall_main_new.jpg Reduce sheet breaks at first nip
Shoe Press Delamination Detector BeltSense_main.jpg Provides early warning of shoe press belt failure
Dryer Tail Threading FBL_1809_Tailthred_to_DryWay_230x120.png Fast, safe and reliable tail threading
OptiAir Recovery OptiAirRecovery_main.jpg Compact heat recovery improves the energy efficiency of air dryers
Products for cutter FBL_1811_Pulp_Drying_Ostrand-59-Redigera_230x112.jpg

For the cutter Valmet offer a wide range of products and services. We can tailor service programs based on the customer’s specific needs to keep Valmet equipment in top condition with minimal stop time and maximal profitability.

Cutter Dust Removal System CutterDustRemoval_230x120.jpg Collects dust created by the cutter and carried by the pulp web.
Cutter Tail Threading Tail-Threading.png Automatically transfers the tail from the dryer section’s pull stack to the cutter
Cutter Adjustable Bearing Housings FBL_1811_Pulp_Drying_Ostrand-58-Redigera.png For quicker knife clearance adjustment during operation
Cutter Belt Drives belt_drives.jpg Belt transmission solutions for better production efficiency and increased environmental safety
Cutter Divider Plates Cutter-Layboy—Divider-plates_main.jpg Pneumatically operated vertical movement divider plates for sheet edges with integrated wedges
Cutter Feltless Sheet Transfer feltless_sheet_transfer.jpg Non-felt transfer system, which consists of rolls, press wheels, support plates and a reject plate
Cutter Press Wheels Cutter-Layboy—Press-wheels_mian.jpg Spring-loaded press wheels with cross beams (single or double) to guide the sheet flow at overlapping area
Cutter Condition Test cutterlayboy_main.jpg A program for determining the condition of a cutter
Cutter Speed Overlapping System Speedboost-for-cutter-layboy_promo.jpg Increases high-speed cutter performance.
Cross Cutter CrossCutter.png 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.
Slab press
Slab press Stamp Support Slab_Press_Locking_Device_For-Web-230x112.jpg Eliminates the risk of the stamp coming into motion
Slab Press Infeed Optimization slabfeed_optimization.png Increased production, reduce the occurrence of plugs

Slab Press Infeed Motor


Increase your slab press capacity by up to 20%
Valve V5 Valve-Unit-V5.jpg Valve V5 has separate purification filters that protect the nozzles and can be exchanged without having to disassemble the valve
PFC Tension Bars Tension-bars_main.jpg 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 Press-Stamp-and-Mould-Kit.jpg Separately exchangeable cylinder tube design and modernized press moulds
PAM/PFC Main Pump PAM-PFC-Main-Pump-Promo.jpg New main pumps for slab and bale presses
Bale/Slab Press Hose Upgrade BaleSlab Press Hose Upgrade.png Rebuild kit for the replacement of thick-walled piping with hydraulic hoses
Bale/Slab Press Hydraulic Unit Upgrade Bale_Slab Press_Hydraulic_Unit_Upgrade.png Higher capacity and reliability
Bale press
Bale Press Expander Pin expanderpin.jpg Permanent solution for pivot wear
PR-15 Photocell photocell.jpg Maximizes production and minimizes stops and alarms
Bale Press Belt Guide beltguide.jpg For easier adjustment of the conveyor belt, belt guide equipment is available as an upgrade product
Bale/Slab Press Cooler and Filter Kit Improved-oil-cooler_main.jpg Rebuil of oil cooler/filter unit for bale and slab presses
PrePress Cylinders Optimization cyl.png The new generation of cylinders has an entirely new sealing system
Bale/Slab press Air filter Optimized-Air-filter-for-oil-tank_main.jpg With a considerably larger area that results in improved filtration
Wrapping machine
ERC Chain Upgrade FBL_1607_ERC_230x112.jpg For less vibrations during transportation of unwrapped bales until wrapped. The best benefits are achieved for flash-dried pulp where less pulp is released from the bale to the environment.
Upgrade Kit EAD FBL_1508_Varo_Baling-30-Edit_230x120.png Extensive upgrade package improves availability and capacity
Upgrade Kit EAC wrapping_machine_EAC.jpg Upgrade package for wrapper applying machine
Upgrade Kit ERA wrapping_machine_ERA_main.jpg Upgrade package for wrapping machine
Tying machine
Wire Tyer Control System Upgrade Ensures spare parts availability
Wire Tightening Optimization Wire-Tightening-Optimization_230x120.jpg Optimize wire tension in bales
Integrated Wire Straightener FBL_2102_Vire_Straightener-2_230x120.png Improve wire positioning when applying to bale/unit/stack
Upgrade Kit BBA/BBC tyingandbinding.jpg Improved operation for tying and binding machines
Upgrade Kit BBE Upgrade-packages-for-Robotyer-type-BBE_main.jpg Ensure more reliable operation of Robotyer BBE
Wire Dimension Rebuild Wiresave_main.jpg Complete kit for tying with wire of reduced dimension
Feeding Wheel Upgrade Feeding Wheel Upgrade Promo.png Improves accessibility for cleaning and reduces service costs
Wire Groove Cleaning promo_wire.png Improves the feeder wheel function
Folding machine
Valmet Wrapper Folder type VKE FBL_2104_VKE_06_WEB_2.png Electric folding machine for rapid and precise folding
Upgrade Kit VKC Upgrade-packages-for-folding-machines-type-VKC_main.jpg Upgrade packages that will ensure more reliable operation