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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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              Coating & sizing

              Coating & Sizing

              For demanding print results that are brilliant in detail, very closed and smooth surfaces are required. As this cannot be obtained optimally with even highly calendered uncoated papers, the corresponding papers or paper boards are upgraded through a coat application.

              • Automation

              Automation

              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Automation
              OnC LevelSens

              The filling level meters and limit switches in the OnC LevelSens product line are used in all areas of paper manufacturing. Different measurement procedures ensure their versatility.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | Automation
              OnS FindSet-net

              The digital OnS FindSet-net hand-held terminal is for checking electromotive cross profile actuators. It allows quick and targeted troubleshooting.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Automation
              WebDetect -nx

              WebDetect -nx provides an optimized method for detecting web breaks. This method uses four light sources in the visible and infrared ranges to detect a web break using reflection.

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              • Doctor blades

              Doctor blades

              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | Doctor blades
              SkyTex L

              The SkyTex L doctor blade cleans and conditions the roll surface with medium mechanical loads, while fillers reduce the wear between blade and cover.

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              • Non-contact drying

              Non-contact drying

              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              CB-Turn

              The CB-Turn is a contactless web turning system. A homogenous and controlled cushion of air turns the paper web from the coating units into the drying section.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              HCB-Turn

              The HCB-Turn is a combination hot-air drying and non-contact web turning system. It is used after coating units to ensure a stable web run.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              InfraAir

              The InfraAir systems from Voith are contact-less drying systems that transfer thermal energy to the web via radiation, ensuring uniform heating of the web.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              InfraElectric

              InfraElectric is a contactless drying system that is used in pre-drying after coating units. Continuous power control allows precise output control from 0 to 100%.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              InfraMatic

              The InfraMatic infrared drying system corrects the moisture cross profile with gas-heated infrared radiators. It facilitates continuous moisture control by zone on running webs and increases product quality.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              IntegratedDryer

              The IntegratedDryer combines infrared and air drying and is used after the coating units. As it recovers heat by means of thermal coupling, it is especially energy saving.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
              MCB-Dryer

              Voith MCB dryers are hot air dryers that allow gentle, contactless drying of the paper web with high thermal efficiency.

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              • Optimization

              Optimization

              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Optimization
              IntegratedDryer

              The IntegratedDryer combines infrared and air drying and is used after the coating units. As it recovers heat by means of thermal coupling, it is especially energy saving.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | Optimization
              qDry Pro

              qDry Pro is a space- and energy-saving drying concept that combines infrared and air drying. The energetically coupled air hood is heated solely by the IR waste heat and thus does not require its own heat source.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Optimization
              SpeedRod M

              SpeedRod M is an optimization in the area of the rod holder on coating units. The system ensures fast, easy and safe replacement of wear parts. As a result, unplanned downtimes can be reduced significantly.

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              • Rolls

              Rolls

              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Rolls
              EvoCoat B coater backing roll

              The EvoCoat B coater backing roll supports the paper web and guides it past the applicator and coating blade. A stable coating profile can be achieved shortly after startup.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Rolls
              EvoSize

              EvoSize applicator rolls transfer size or coating color onto web of a paper machine. The specific roll design ensures high film quality.

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              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | 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 | Coating & sizing | 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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              • Air Systems

              Air Systems

              Board | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Air Systems
              Hoods and machine ventilation technology

              The hood and associated machine ventilation system form the core of each drying section. The dewpoint of the hood has a direct impact on the energy costs for drying.

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