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Board Machines

From packaging to advertising medium

Board Machines

The range of use of board

    As the base material for a range of high-quality packaging options, cardboard is omnipresent. As a leading manufacturer, our board machines offer excellent formation, maximum dry contents, optimum web guiding and superlative runnability.

    Board plays an especially large role as packaging in the modern world. Beverages, shoes, alcoholic drinks, toys, cigarettes and cosmetics – they are all packaged in various grades of board, and they all have different requirements for the board’s raw material. The wide range of products made of cardboard and the many ways it can be manufactured, combined and used are greater today than ever before.

    The fitting board for every application

    It protects its contents, such as medicines and foodstuffs, from the effects of weather, dirt and damage. Board is used for storage and also performs a selling and advertising function by drawing attention to its content. In production, board is primarily distinguished from packaging paper by the number of plies, the raw materials used and the finishing processes such as coating and calendering. Due to its function and characteristics, board is usually produced from fresh fibers or from a mixture of secondary fibers, pulp or mechanical wood pulp. But there are also grades that are produced from up to 100% recovered paper.

    We know the challenges in board production

    Voith is a leading manufacturer of board machines and offers solutions to meet the stringent demands of board production, such as excellent formation, maximum dry content with optimum sheet guiding and the highest level of machine runability. Our solutions take account of the entire manufacturing process from pulp production through stock preparation to roll packaging. We work sustainably and continuously on improving the ecologically and economically efficient processes and machines for board production.

    Board machines - How can we help you?

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      Martin Schmid

      Project Sales

      St. Pöltener Straße 43 89522 Heidenheim, Germany

       

      t +49 7321 37 6414

      f +49 7321 37 7016

      News from the world of paper

        Nextlevel online is the news portal for the paper industry by Voith Paper. We provide up-to-date information about paper manufacturing and paper technology.

        Engineered for success

          XcelLine - the new generation of paper machines by Voith

          Sun Paper was rewarded with paper on reel months ahead of schedule. Such breakthroughs are setting standards not only in China, but also on a global scale.

          Successful rebuild of R.D.M.'s
          BM 3 in Arnsberg, Germany

          R.D.M. could reduce costs and improve quality and productivity on their BM 3 after completion of the rebuild project with Voith. Increased production speeds and the decreasing quality of the waste paper used as raw material made the rebuild necessary to produce as cost-efficient as possible. Together with Voith, R.D.M. Arnsberg developed the cost-efficient rebuild concept to set‐up production for the future which was realized with this machine upgrade.

          Services and products for papermaking

            As a system vendor we aim to support our customers throughout the entire value creation process, so we are expanding our service locations worldwide, adapting our range of services to customer needs and also adopting new approaches to service with Papermaking 4.0.

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              Calender

              Calender

              Depending on the purpose for which a paper is used, its surface must have certain properties – especially smoothness and gloss. These properties are imparted to the paper by calenders. Calenders are machines with up to 15 rolls arranged one above the other, which are run together under pressure and then form closed nips.

              Board | Paper machine | Calender
              EcoCal Hard

              The EcoCal Hard calender is for online calibration of the paper web and gives the paper a constantly precise thickness due to its hard nip between rolls. The smoothness can also be increased.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender
              EcoCal Soft

              EcoCal Soft calenders give the paper web a uniform consistency with slightly varying density by means of an elastic nip. Visual characteristics such as gloss and smoothness are positively influenced.

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              • Automation

              Automation

              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              CalTronic Flex

              CalTronic Flex is future-compatible hardware for roll calculation and operation. The system replaces the old CalTronic operating system in a quick and easy retrofit.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              NipcoSet

              NipcoSet is a modernization of the Nipco roll control. The zone control is modernized without changing technological characteristics. The evaluation function is also new.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              OnQ ModuleTherm

              OnQ ModuleTherm corrects the edge profile and the thickness profile in the short-wave range at the calender. Profiling of the paper web is carried out with tempered air.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              OnQ Profilmatic

              OnQ Profilmatic is a progressive cross profile control software program characterized by high reaction speed and delivering very flat cross profiles.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              V30 upgrade nozzle

              V30 upgrade nozzles are an inexpensive and quick solution for the exchange of the air-atomizing nozzles for third-party manufacturers.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Ash Sensor

              The Voith LSC Ash Sensor measures the filler content of the running paper web without touching it. The monochromatic iron 55 source provides the best stability and precise measurement.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Ash Sensor (Total Filler Content)

              The Voith LSC Ash Sensor provides for contactless measurement of the paper web’s filler content, even if the filler composition is unknown.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Ash Sensor (Total Filler Content and Composition)

              The Voith LSC Ash Sensor measures the total filler content and the filler composition of the running paper web without touching it. A monochromatic iron 55 source provides for the highest level of measuring accuracy.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor (Krypton)

              The Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor with a krypton 85 source facilitates contactless online weight measurement of the running paper web up to 1250 g/m².

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor (Promethium)

              The Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor with a promethium 147 source measures the weight of the running paper web online and without contact. It is specifically designed for graphic paper and tissue up to 180 g/m².

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor (Strontium)

              The Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor with a strontium 90 source facilitates contactless online weight measurement of the running paper web up to 2,500 g/m².

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Caliper Sensor (Dual Air Bearing)

              The dual air bearing caliper sensor is a contactless sensor with air cushions on both sides. It measures the precise thickness of coated and uncoated board.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Caliper Sensor (Light Touch)

              The Light Touch caliper sensor precisely measures the paper thickness with contact on both sides. The measurement is based on the change in magnetic resistance.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Color Sensor

              LSC Color Sensor measures the color and white content of the paper without touching it, as well as the concentration of fluorescent optical brighteners.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Moisture Sensor (Reflection)

              The Voith LSC infrared moisture sensor facilitates contactless moisture content measurement of the running paper web. It provides a high level of accuracy over a wide grade range, from tissue to board and packaging.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Automation
              Voith LSC Moisture Sensor (Transmission)

              The Voith LSC infrared moisture sensor facilitates contactless measurement of the running paper web’s moisture content. It also delivers precise measurement results with uneven formation and moisture.

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              • Doctor blades

              Doctor blades

              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyComp 20

              The SkyComp 20 doctor blade cleans and conditions the roll surface with high mechanical loads. The blade can be used in all sections of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyComp 40

              The SkyComp 40 doctor blade cleans and conditions the surface of rolls that handle high mechanical loads. The blade can be used in all sections of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyComp 60

              The SkyComp 60 doctor blade cleans and conditions the surface of rolls that handle high mechanical loads. The blade can be used in all sections of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyDur

              The SkyDur doctor blade cleans and conditions the roll surface with high mechanical loads. The blade can be used in all sections of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyDur S

              The SkyDur S doctor blade cleans and conditions the roll surface. Thanks to improved mechanical strength, it is designed for higher mechanical loads than common glass fiber doctor blades.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyDur T

              The SkyDur T doctor blade cleans and conditions the roll surface with high mechanical loads and at high temperatures. The blade can be used in all sections of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyGrid

              The SkyGrid doctor blade is used for the cleaning and conditioning of ceramic covers. It is designed for a high mechanical load and can be used in all sections of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyTop

              The SkyTop doctor blade for ceramic covers cleans and conditions the roll surface with extreme mechanical loads. A longer roll service life and a higher machine speed are possible.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyTop plus

              The SkyTop Plus doctor blade cleans and conditions the surface of ceramic roll covers with extreme mechanical loads. Special liners provide for a precisely shaped facet.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Doctor blades
              SkyTop T

              The SkyTop T doctor blade for ceramic covers is suitable for use at high temperatures of up to 240 °C. The service life of the roll is extended, and the speed of the machine is increased.

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              • Optimization

              Optimization

              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              CalCatch

              The CalCatch gripping device guarantees safety-compliant operation of super calender movable platforms. The retrofit is possible in the shortest time and without disassembly of the cage.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              CalDoc

              Calender doctor systems guarantee optimal cleaning of roll surfaces. The flexible blade holder allows uniformly low system pressure and prevents streaking.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              CalFrame

              CalFrame involves overhauling the frame in the super calender for uniformly good and reproducible paper quality. Maintenance is simplified due to replaceable wear bars.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              FlexiTherm

              The FlexiTherm heating system improves calendering in the calender for new or modified paper qualities. Optimal cross profiles are generated by means of a uniform roll surface temperature.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              FlexiThermEdge

              The FlexiThermEdge edge heater provides targeted heating of the paper web’s edge. Since the web edges are calendered with additional distributed load, more marketable paper can be produced.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              Flying Splice LS (Low speed)

              Flying Splice LS allows a fully automatic reel change on offline calenders. The time required for the reel change is thus reduced, and the calender capacity can be increased by up to 20%.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              PrevoSystems

              PrevoSystems are fully automated threading systems that ensure the highest level of safety for the operating personnel and short threading times.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              Rebuild concepts for soft calenders

              Soft calenders assume an important function in producing gloss and smoothness. Rebuild solutions increase the efficiency of calenders and improve paper quality.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              RollCleaner

              RollCleaner is an online cleaning system for roll surfaces. It cleans the surfaces with a foamed non-woven fabric wheel and “brushes off” stubborn contamination with an action that is gentle on the surface.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
              VibroSoft

              VibroSoft is a hydrodynamic vibration damper that reduces vibrations for profile rolls and floating rolls, resulting in extended service life of felts, roll covers and doctors.

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              • Rolls

              Rolls

              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
              Elastic roll

              Elastic rolls gently compress, calender and smooth all sections of the paper web in the calender. They are temperature resistant and marking resistant thanks to an elastic plastic cover.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
              Heated roll

              Heated rolls plot the heat necessary for the satinage process to calenders or remove unwanted heat. With the FlexiTherm rolls, Voith has a wide range of heated rolls available.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
              NipcoPanel™

              In fiber board and chip board calender systems, NipcoPanel™ rolls provide improved uniformity and transverse tensile strength of the board.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
              NipcoSet

              NipcoSet is a modernization of the Nipco roll control. The zone control is modernized without changing technological characteristics. The evaluation function is also new.

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              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
              Total Roll Management

              TRM analyzes and optimizes all factors throughout the entire roll system. This comprehensive concept increases the availability of the rolls and reduces the number of shutdowns due to roll problems.

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              • Tail threading

              Tail threading

              Board | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
              PrevoSystems

              PrevoSystems are fully automated threading systems that ensure the highest level of safety for the operating personnel and short threading times.

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