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Board Machines

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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

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      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.

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          Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group

          In February 2017 Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world. Voith will supply the complete XcelLine process line from wet end process to winder. This reduces the number of interfaces for the customer to a minimum and provides cost transparency for the entire project.

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          Infinity ToughLine: Time savings of 50 percent when changing fabrics

          The Infinity ToughLine press fabric maintains its consistently high void volume even when exposed to high line load and substantial degree of wear. A constant water flow guarantees consistent performance over the entire life of the fabric.

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          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

              • Optimization

              Optimization

              Board | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              CleanLine

              Voith’s CleanLine offers a complete range of cleaning systems to cover every section of your paper machine.

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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
              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
              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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              • 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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