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Innovative Doctoring Technology

Product news: SensorBlade

    SensorBlade – a reliable service tool for doctor blades

    SensorBlade is equipped with sensors that are used as a service tool for detecting incorrect settings of the doctor system. Using the latest sensor technology, our experts create a digital report on doctor blade work and force distribution. Thanks to this detailed report, the causes of problems are visualized and clear measures and potential savings are identified.

    The perfect blade for your application

      Voith is your competent and innovative partner for the whole production process. Advanced solutions in products, logistics and customer care create essential benefits for papermakers.

      SkyLine products can be used independently of the roll cover manufacturer.

      Through decades of experience in the roll cover sector, the development of the SkyLine doctoring technology was the logical step to achieve the perfect combination of roll, roll cover and doctor blade. Skyline delivers measurable added value in terms of running time, paper machine efficiency and cost savings for the paper mill – especially in challenging positions of the paper machine.

      How can we help you? Talk to your personal expert!

      Find your blade

        With expertise and know-how, Voith is your specialist for demanding doctor blade positions.

        SkyLine blades from Voith can be used in any paper machine - for all types of applications. They generate measurable value with extended lifetime, increased paper machine efficiency and cost savings, particularly on demanding paper machine positions. Custom dimensions, bevels and other special requirements regarding the material are available on request.

        Product highlights

          Inventory management system*

          Discover a new level of efficiency and an opportunity to boost your profitability.
          • Ensures blade availability with close proximity to paper machine
          • Automatically replenishes inventory
          • Provides fast access
          • Reduces on-hand inventory and time spent managing stores
          • Minimizes purchase orders and invoice processing
          • Provides audit trail and user accountability

          * The Inventory Management System is presently available only in North America

          SkyCal: High efficiency through continuous renewal

          Thanks to hard carbon and a specially developed epoxy, SkyCal doctor blades provide constantly high but gentle cleaning capacity on roll covers. Thanks to the continuous renewal of the blade over the entire service life, SkyCal is optimized for the requirements of the calender section. It delivers the best cleaning results and contributes to the highest quality finished paper.

          SkyCal blades, like all SkyLine blades, can be used in any paper machine, regardless of the manufacturer. Each blade can be individually adjusted to customer requirements so that the optimal conditions always prevail between roll, roller cover and blade.

          SkySoft: Strong against wear, soft on the paper web

          • Cost savings due to less machine downtime
          • Increased machine performance by combining optimal Yankee metallization and creping blade
          • Customized solutions for every requirement; all operation bevels possible
          • Consistent and homogeneous tissue quality, reliable outputs and quality

          SkySeal family: Advanced technology for the dryer section

          SkySeal Flex and SkySeal Plus form Voith's SkySeal family. This product family provides a highly efficient range of sealing strips. It was developed for the special requirements of Voith stabilizers and offers cutting-edge technology in the dryer section.

          Our production facility for customized doctor blades

            Customized doctor blades

            Did you know that we have combined our entire development and production of doctor blades in our production facility in Theresienfeld, Austria? This is where Voith specialists produce doctor, coater and creping blades.

            Doctoring technology - How can we help you?


              Ralf Moser

              Product Manager Finishing Section


              t +49 7321 37 3102

              f +49 7321 37 7102


                • SkyLine Coating and Doctoring Technology


                Services for doctor blades - Part of your business

                  You make paper. We take care of your doctoring technology.

                  As a full liner, Voith offers complete doctoring systems and comprehensive blade services. The Voith experts analyze and question problems or irregularities from several aspects. Based on fault indications, they search for possible causes and support the customer so the machine runs optimally and as fast as possible. The service hotline is available 24/7.

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