The Valmet Advantage™ Yankee drying solutions are proven for all tissue making technologies. The key to success is the combination of experience, craftsmanship, modern technology and well-controlled processes. Our experience is your advantage.
Steel or cast iron
Proven solutions for all processes
SAFETY & AVAILABILITY
High quality material and workmanship
Rigid quality control
Optimized for high and uniform drying by minimizing variations
Proven, well-working internal equipment
Market leading thermal coatings
More than a century after it was invented, the Yankee is still the heart of the tissue machine. Nothing has surpassed it. Of course, technical development has been extensive. Modern Yankee cylinders are safe and reliable and offer great performance along with energy efficiency. Customer needs have evolved too, and not all tissue-making is the same.
Among our installed machines and Yankee cylinders are found the world’s absolute fastest, most energy efficient and most productive. You can also count on unbeatable process knowledge and support with a worldwide service network.
The most important benefits of Valmet Advantage Yankee dryers come down to two words: proven and choice. Matched exactly to your needs, rest assured you have top safety, availability, long service life and excellent performance along with simple design, quality materials and high-precision machining and welding.
In addition to principal requirements from the Yankee, such as safety and drying performance, there are also specific needs for different paper making processes. Conventional processes typically mean wide operating ranges and high pressing loads in combination with demands for uniformity and low vibration levels. Emerging hybrid processes, like the Advantage NTT technology for manufacturing textured tissue, as well as the Advantage ThruAir or TAD process for structured tissue, require the Yankee dryer to function at varying condensing rates, withstand high doctor loads and have a surface susceptible to specialized process chemicals.
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Want to take care of your Yankee cylinder? Start with Yankee safety and performance inspection program. The inspection is a good basis for correcting measures and potential need of maintenance. The program is developed according to TAPPI recommendations and together with insurance companies