Dewatering elements for pulp drying

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

Valmet offers a comprehensive range of polyethylene and ceramic dewatering elements to suit all positions and OEM machine configurations.


  • Long and trouble-free operation and optimized dewatering due to wear resistant materials
  • High quality finishing (low surface roughness)
  • Low friction and gentle materials for paper machine clothing
  • Support and expertise services are available close to you
  • Available for all OEM designs
  • Easy and safe installation



Carefully selected materials for the longest lifetime and quality:

Dewatering Element Ceramic

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

  • Outperforms standard polyethylene by at least 4 times
  • Offers tremendous wear resistance
  • Valmet’s Poly D technology is a true polyethylene compound that does not suffer stress cracking or thermal shock damage
  • Typical maximum machine speed < 760 mpm


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Dewatering Element Poly S

  • UHMW polyethylene suitable for many wet end applications
  • Typical maximum machine speed < 460 mpm