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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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              Dryer section

              Dryer Section

              In the dryer section, the remaining water is evaporated by the supply of heat energy. In this case the paper web is led over dryers that are heated from the inside by means of steam. At the end of the drying process, the paper has a residual moisture of approximately 2% to 9 % depending on the grade.

              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section
              CombiDuoRun

              The CombiDuoRun drying concept dries the paper web on both sides, preventing the curling tendency of the paper.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section
              DuoDry CC

              DuoDry CC is setting new benchmarks for an effective and reliable curl correction. It is the first vertically inverted dryer group and you benefit from enhanced runability combined with attractive cost and energy saving potential.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section
              EvoDry Y and EvoDry M

              EvoDry Y Yankee and EvoDry M MG cylinders ensure high dry content, excellent paper surface and perfect softness.

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              • Automation

              Automation

              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Automation
              OnC FlowSens

              The accurate OnC FlowSens flow meter is suitable for all flow measurements for paper manufacturing, including water, stock, steam, chemicals and auxiliary materials.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | Doctor blades
              SkySeal Family

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

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              • Fabrics

              Fabrics

              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Fabrics
              CleanWeave Dryer Fabrics

              To reach better results in drying efficiency, Voith has developed a new product range of dryer fabrics. Voith dryer fabrics are characterized by strength, durability and hydrolysis resistance throughout the whole fabric life.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Fabrics
              Dryer

              Dryer fabrics play a major role in the process of drying and paper machine efficiency.

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              • Non-contact drying

              Non-contact drying

              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | 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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              • Optimization

              Optimization

              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              Conversion of dryer section to partial drive

              Productivity can be increased by converting the dryer section to a partial drive, while simultaneously reducing maintenance costs.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              DryStar

              The modular DryStar upgrade package offers the possibility of ropeless threading and the certainty of increasing the runnability of the paper machine by stabilizing the web. This means that downtimes due to breaks or rope maintenance can be reduced. Threading times can also be reduced as a result of ropeless threading.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              DuoCleaner Express

              DuoCleaner Express was developed for effective cleaning of dryer fabrics - for good paper quality and efficient machine operation.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              DuoFoil

              In the scope of rebuilds to paper machines with a single-tier dryer, which use suctioned rolls (known as dryer fabric suction rolls, DFSR), the DuoFoil can be installed over the DFSR in order to stabilize the web. With stabilization zones the DuoFoil supports wrinkle-free sheet edges from dryer cylinder to dryer cylinder. The negative pressure in the stabilization zone is created via the "pre-suction" zone in the DFSR. This increases the runnability of the paper machine.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              DuoTransferFoil

              The DuoTransferFoil with drilled roll stabilizes the web on the dryer fabric. By using it, problems such as edges peeling away, fluttering and the formation of wrinkles on the paper web are eliminated.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              Fabric run-off alarm

              The fabric run-off alarm from Voith ensures that the fabrics or press felts in case of a failure of the fabric run control cause no damage.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              HDU control system upgrade

              The HDU control system upgrade includes replacement of the pendulum sensor and pneumatic controls in older belt-guiding systems. Clothing wear can thus be reduced.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              HDU Guide

              The HDU Guide is a fabric and felt run controller that ensures directional stability of the clothing over a long period. It serves to noticeably reduce edge wear.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              ProSafe

              With the ProSafe rescue shell, personnel can be rescued from drying cylinders, creping cylinders, Yankee cylinders, boilers and similar containers with small side access openings.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | 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 | Dryer section | Optimization
              SensoTension DE

              Constantly rising productivity and quality requirements lead to higher demands on fabric and web run and thus also on the dryer fabric tension. Reliable fabric tensioning systems are therefore increasingly gaining significance. Exactly adjustable and constant dryer fabric tension is the most important precondition.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              S-Stabilizer

              The S-Stabilizer stabilizes the web if there is a turbulent web run or edge flutter in the two-tier dryer section. In addition, the frequency of breaks is reduced due to the supported web run.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              SteamJoints

              SteamJoints are steam joints with stationary siphons. They reliably dewater at the lowest differential pressure. Costs can be lowered due to low consumption of fresh steam.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              Tensioning devices and guides

              The tensioning devices and guides from Voith ensure smooth operation of the machine at all times.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              VentiBox

              The VentiBox hot air blow box is used for ventilating one- and two-tier dryer sections. It prevents the edge of the paper web from turning up and provides for better conditioning of the dryer fabric.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              VentiDoc

              The VentiDoc doctor is for ventilating one- and two-tier dryer sections. It combines excellent doctoring with optimal ventilation of the surrounding dryer pocket.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Optimization
              VentiPipe

              The VentiPipe hot air blow pipe improves ventilation in the fabric loops of the dryer group and removes moisture more efficiently. Hydrolysis on the dryer fabrics is prevented.

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              • Air Systems

              Air Systems

              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Air Systems
              Dew point control system – hood ventilation technology

              The dew point control system hood ventilation technology controls the supply and exhaust air quantities in the dryer section, thus reducing the amount of air and fresh steam required.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Air Systems
              EcoHood

              The Voith EcoHood dryer section hood encloses the dryer section in a special housing that still allows access for operation and maintenance at the highest level of safety.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | 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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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Air Systems
              Steam and condensate systems

              Voith has the right steam and condensate system for your production modification, process-engineering adaptation or optimizing the energy use of your system.

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              Board | Paper machine | Dryer section | Air Systems
              TurboDryer S

              TurboDryer S hot air hoods allow for a faster and more efficient production without extending the dyer section at all!

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