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Graphic Paper Machines

All information has its value – and its paper

Graphic Paper Machines

The range of use of graphic papers

    For hundreds of years, graphic paper has been a carrier of information. Voith's high-speed machines make it a global leader, especially in the area of newsprint and magazine paper.

    For centuries, the great merit of graphic paper as a carrier of information has been as a storage medium for knowledge. All information is valuable, no doubt, but the paper on which it is printed can sometimes vary greatly.

    From newspaper to high-gloss magazine

    As a rule, mass products such as newsprint are produced with a large portion of recovered paper, often due to their short-lived topicality and for reasons of cost. By contrast, magazine paper has high requirements regarding appearance, both visual and sometimes even tactile. For this reason, the portion of fresh fibers in the paper suspension usually predominates. But more and more frequently, such high-quality paper is being produced with a large portion of recovered paper. Voith’s deinking technology plays a big role here: The raw material for new paper can be provided from recovered paper in the thousands of tons.

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          Voith modernizes Braviken PM 53

          Voith completed the rebuild of Holmen Paper’s PM 53 in Braviken, Sweden, from newsprint to magazine papers and successfully commissioned the modified machine. Since the upgrade, Holmen Paper has been producing its newly developed SC paper.

          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.

              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender
              Inclined wire trials

              At the HydroFormer test facility in Düren (Germany), new products can be tested and their production on an inclined wire verified, minimizing the investment risk.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender
              Janus™

              The Janus MK 2 is a calender that for the first time combines the advantages of the classic supercalender with the efficiency of the familiar online soft calender.

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              • Optimization

              Optimization

              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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

              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
              EcoNip, Nipco and Nipcorect

              Uniform CD profiles in the paper are the precondition for high product quality. The EcoNip, Nipco and Nipcorect profiling rolls give optimal profiling of the paper or board web.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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

              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
              PrevoCut DC

              The PrevoCut DC (Disk Cutter) is a tail cutter installed in the open draw of two-tier dryer sections. It ensures a flawlessly cut tail.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
              PrevoCut ET

              PrevoCut ET (Professional Evolution EdgeTrim) is a high-pressure water jet edge trimmer that allows the paper web to be cut with an exactly definable width and position.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
              PrevoCut STC/DTC

              The PrevoCut STC and DTC high-pressure water jet tail cutters cut a flawless threading tail with the aid of a water jet between 600 and 1,300 bar.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
              PrevoCut TR/RR

              PrevoCut TR and RR are standard knives for the lateral tail cut. The PrevoCut TR cuts tails up to 120 g/m² laterally, and the PrevoCut RR cuts tails from 120 g/m² laterally.

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              Graphical papers | 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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