Rolls for tissue making

Tissue machine rolls

Maximum performance with high-quality rolls

With over 50 years of roll manufacturing experience, innovative R&D, and the process know-how of a tissue machine builder, Valmet offers highly reliable roll solutions that provide maximum performance and extend maintenance intervals.

The latest manufacturing technology and strict tolerances result in high-quality products with excellent operating performance, low vibration levels, and fewer sheet breaks.

The long operational life of new rolls is ensured by accurate dimensioning, durable materials, and functional roll design. With decades of experience, we have access to a vast library of original roll manufacturing drawings, which are used to engineer fully compatible spare rolls for all applications, regardless of the original machine supplier. 

Roll solutions for all needs

Roll upgrades

  • Incorporate the latest technology
  • Highest performance and runnability
  • Rolls can be redesigned for higher speeds or nip loads
  • Changes in roll connections, automation, and hydraulics may be necessary

Improved spare rolls

  • Fully interchangeable with existing rolls
  • Offer some of the latest technology innovations
  • Easy installation
  • Improved performance and runnability
  • Reduced maintenance needs

Spare rolls

  • Copies of existing rolls
  • Fully compatible
  • Common spare parts
  • Valmet’s high manufacturing quality


Value added with 360°Rolls

  • Improved process performance
  • Efficient dewatering
  • Better sheet quality
  • Better roll runnability
  • Reduced sheet breaks 
Life cycle cost
  • Savings in energy consumption
  • Savings in maintenance costs
  • Longer maintenance intervals
  • Less wearing parts
  • Reduced cleaning water usage
  • Durable rolls with longer lifetime
  • Extended cover and felt lives due to less roll induced nip vibration
Minimizing risks
  • High roll reliability
  • Fewer unexpected roll-related shutdowns
  • Roll condition monitoring
  • Fully compatible spare rolls


Keeping your production rocking and rolling!

Customer success stories and technical articles

The extensive technological know-how behind Valmet’s roll service

The extensive technological know-how behind Valmet’s roll service

Valmet rolls are based on the strong experience as the papermaking industry’s leading OEM player.

New breast roll shell boosts performance at Mänttä

New breast roll shell boosts performance at Mänttä

Metsä Tissue's Mänttä mill intends to utilize Valmet’s grooved, countersunk breast suction roll shell to reduce unplanned roll changes and extend roll running times.

360°Rolls -  performance up, costs down

360°Rolls - performance up, costs down

By questioning their current operating models, paper mills greatly increase the chances of success in the search for lower costs, better availability, and higher efficiency. Valmet’s 360°Rolls approach enables papermakers to achieve better results with a 360° view of rolls and the roll environment.

Ponderay cuts the friction; pares electrical costs

Ponderay cuts the friction; pares electrical costs

By installing Compact LocSeal low-friction suction roll sealing systems in the forming and press sections of PM 1, Ponderay Newsprint has cut the drive energy requirement by about 570 horsepower, delivering an excellent return on investment.