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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.

    Graphic paper machines - How can we help you?

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      St. Pöltener Straße 43 89522 Heidenheim, Germany

       

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      News from the world of paper

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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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              Forming section

              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section
              DuoFormer TQb

              The DuoFormer TQb is a roll-blade gap former with loadable forming blades. It is used exclusively for machine rebuilds and contributes to the improvement of quality and formation.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section
              DuoFormer TQv

              The DuoFormer TQv is a vertical roll-blade gap former that was developed for fast-running machines and ensures optimal sheet quality for all mass-produced papers.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section
              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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              • Automation

              Automation

              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              FormingSens

              FormingSens measures the water weight in the former using high-frequency, ultra-precise microwave technology, without sources of radioactivity.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnC DriveCommand

              OnC DriveCommand takes over the entire speed control and monitoring function of the paper machine. The drive control is integrated in the machine control system.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnC PressSens

              OnC PressSens is a high-quality pressure sensor with hydrostatic pressure and level transmitters. Depending on the order specification, it is used for measuring fill level, pressure or vacuum.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnC SegmentValve 500

              OnC SegmentValve 500 is a segmented ball valve that is optimally suited to all consistency and pressure controls. It can be used for water, stock/reject and steam.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnC StepCore57

              With OnC StepCore57, Voith is facilitating gradual migration of existing CPU components into new systems. Existing hardware components can thus continue to be used.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnQ GradeControl

              OnQ GradeControl is a system of multi-variable controls that ensures the stability of paper quality parameters in machine direction.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnQ GradeManager

              OnQ GradeManager provides comprehensive and easily operable grade management with the most modern multi-variable control methods. This makes quick and stable grade change possible.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnQ ModuleJet

              OnQ ModuleJet is an automatic control system that consistently ensures the highest quality of the basis weight cross profile in headboxes with dilution water technology.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnV FlocSpotter

              OnV FlocSpotter is a formation sensor that allows measurement directly in the wire section. With multi-layer paper, the formation of each individual layer can be detected early in the process.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnView

              The OnView information system provides quick access to information even with machine and system limits.This ensures quality control paper.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnView Platform

              The OnView Platform is an information system that performs several key functions: total data acquisition for process and machine analysis, online condition monitoring, and significant reporting.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Automation
              OnV VirtualSensors

              OnV VirtualSensors are a new generation of quality sensors. They facilitate online measurements of quality parameters that previously were not measurable with conventional sensors.

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              • Doctor blades

              Doctor blades

              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Doctor blades
              SkyCarbon

              The SkyCarbon doctor blade reliably and thoroughly cleans roll surfaces. It is especially suitable for areas that require low friction and low wear.

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              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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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

              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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

              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              ClearStar

              ClearStar is a double doctor for the suction couch roll, which prevents water that has been carried along from bleeding through onto the paper web. A higher dry content is thus possible.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              Dandy roll

              The dandy roll improves quality on Fourdrinier wire machines up to 1,000 m/min. The key feature is the patented self-supporting honeycomb with a large open surface.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              DuoFormer D

              With the DuoFormer D, Fourdrinier wire and hybrid formers are converted to modern counterblade technology – resulting in increased dewatering capability and improved formation.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              DuoShake

              The DuoShake optimizes fiber orientation through high-frequency shaking of the breast roll. The result is good formation with all paper grades and a low tensile strength ratio.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              OnQ ModuleJet retrofit

              The OnQ ModuleJet control system changes the stock consistency sectionally by adding dilution water. Retrofitting is possible on older headboxes.

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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              SeaLencer

              SeaLencer is a sealing strip system for suction rolls. It substantially reduces the noise stress in the area of the paper or board machine, while achieving a longer service life through a lower drive power.

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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
              TrimGuard

              TrimGuard is a vacuum box located within the bottom wire across from the pick-up roll. It prevents edge trimmings from flying into the press causing high maintenance costs.

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              • Rolls

              Rolls

              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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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              Graphical papers | 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

              Graphical papers | 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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