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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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              Forming section

              • Automation

              Automation

              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnC BallValve 500

              The OnC BallValve 500 ball valves are shut-off valves that can be activated both pneumatically as well as manually. Their opening is unlimited and the spindle seal is maintenance-free.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnC ConSens 700

              OnC ConSens 700 is an optical sensor with integrated air bubble compensation. With its six-channel alternating stream process, it measures the overall stock consistency together with ash and fines.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming section | Automation
              OnEfficiency Forming

              Bonding of firm paper depends on flocculation, wire retention and dewatering of the paper web. For the first time, simultaneous coordination with the mechanical system in the wire section is achieved with OnEfficiency Forming.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnQ ModuleStep

              The OnQ ModuleStep actuator controls the cross profile of the grammage. Simultaneous adjustment of all actuators ensures good control dynamics and clearly improved profile quality.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnQ ModuleTap

              Installing OnQ ModuleTap actuators ensures the highest consistent quality of the basis weight cross profile in headboxes with dilution valves (ball valves).

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming 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 | Forming section | Automation
              OnQ WetEndControl

              OnQ WetEndControl controls and optimizes chemical addition in the approach flow system. This prevents negative effects due to overdosed chemicals and reduces chemical costs.

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              • Doctor blades

              Doctor blades

              Board | Paper machine | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming section | Doctor blades
              SkyPoly

              The SkyPoly doctor blade is specifically designed for use on rolls with soft plastic covers in the wet end and the press section. It offers a high level of cleaning efficiency without wear on the cover.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | 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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              • Fabrics

              Fabrics

              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Fabrics
              Forming

              Our goal is it to find the right application for our customers’ demands. Therefore we have developed a complete Product Line of high class Forming Fabrics.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Fabrics
              I-Series

              The Voith I-Series forming fabrics utilize a completely new and proprietary SSB (Sheet Support Binder) design concept to generate a fabric with a much wider range of operating features, offering today‘s papermaker improved overall performance and optimal cost efficiencies.

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              • Optimization

              Optimization

              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              dBlocker

              The dBlocker absorbs extremely high sound levels and reduces paper machine noise. This has a positive impact on the concentration levels and performance of the personnel.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              DuoCleaner Excell

              DuoCleaner Excell is an efficient cleaning system for consistent and uniform cleaning of the surface and structure of forming and press fabrics.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              EdgeCleaner

              EdgeCleaner cleans the edges of Fourdrinier or top wires with adjustable fan-type nozzles, thereby reducing wire edge contamination and increasing wire running time.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              EdgeCurler

              Using the EdgeCurler wire edge lifter prevents the stock suspension from bleeding at the wire. The result is a clean paper edge and wire edge.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              EdgeDeckle

              The EdgeDeckle is used to control the edge on Fourdrinier wires with large lip openings. It prevents the stock suspension from bleeding at the sides and provides for cleanliness in the headbox.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              EdgeExpert

              The unique edge trim concept EdgeExpert defines the web edge in the stock jet as it exits from the headbox, resulting in fiber savings and increased edge stability.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              EdgeMaster

              EdgeMaster is a variably adjustable extension of the headbox format plate. In the Fourdrinier wire and the hybrid former, it provides for uniform distribution of the stock suspension up to the edge.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              EdgeModule

              With the EdgeModule edge feeding system, the volume flow of the suspension in the edge area of the headbox can be set. The result is a precise suspension edge.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming 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 | Forming section | Optimization
              FloatBearing

              The FloatBearing hydrodynamic bearing reduces the friction between the metallic surfaces of a shaking unit even at low machine speeds thereby minimizing wear.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              FloatLip-Former

              The FloatLip former is a cylinder mold unit that facilitates uniform distribution of the suspension over the machine width, providing even profiles for board and packaging paper.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              FlowJec

              With FlowJec, Voith has developed today’s most efficient dosing system for sustainable and resource-conserving dosing of all chemicals and additives in the paper manufacturing process.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming 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 | Forming 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 | Forming section | Optimization
              HydroPack

              HydroPack is a pressure supply unit with a speed-controlled piston pump. A perfect cutting jet uninterrupted by air bubbles ensures good web pickup at the pick-up roll.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              HydroSquirt

              The HydroSquirt allows a good, reproducible cutting result before the paper web is fed into the press section. This is possible due to precise setting of the water jet.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              InsiderJet

              The InsiderJet is a high-pressure cleaning pipe that cleans the suction roll from the inside out. Clean holes result in optimal dewatering and minimal downtime.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              JetCleaner

              The JetCleaner creates ideal dewatering conditions through uniform cleaning and drying of the forming fabric. Breaks in the press and dryer section are prevented.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming 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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              • Rolls

              Rolls

              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
              Couch roll EvoRun C

              The couch roll EvoRun C presses two plies to form a web. Holes in the roll prevent crushing and displacement of the web.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
              CS-Roll

              The CS roll is a center-supported roll that improves the wire running conditions and allows a uniform wire structure over the width.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
              EvoFlow

              The EvoFlow suction roll is designed to meet specific production requirements. Shell surface patterns that increase drainage capacity and reduce noise generation allow EvoFlow suction rolls to improve the economic efficiency and operating environment of paper production.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
              EvoRun WG wire guide roll and EvoRun WD wire drive roll

              EvoRun wire guide rolls and drive rolls are used in the wire sections of paper, board and packaging machines. They are for guiding, supporting or controlling the clothing and web.

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              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | 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 | Forming section | Tail threading
              PrevoCut H/DH - HydroJet/ Double HydroJet

              The HydroJet and Double HydroJet are a couch squirt that creates a tail for threading with a consistently clean water jet cut. After successful threading, the HydroJet and Double HydroJet widen the tail to the width of the full web. The automated process supports machine workers and lessens their workload during the threading phase.

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