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Specialty Paper Machines

Special production technologies for special papers

Specialty Paper Machines

The range of use of specialty papers

    It takes a very special kind of expertise to manufacture specialty papers for items like bank notes or thermal receipts. This is why for each specialty paper our production technologies are tailored to the specific application.

    Paper machines not only produce volume grades such as newsprint, they also provide paper for tea bags and gasoline filters, bottle labels, wallpaper and décor coverings for furniture as well as backing paper for vinyl wallpapers.

    Fascinating and versatile

    A quick look in your wallet will suffice to give you an idea of the versatility of specialty papers: The fuel receipt is printed on thermal paper, the banknotes consist of special banknote and security paper, and without the photographic-based paper your family photo would look only half as good. Cigarette papers, decor papers and labels are also categorized as specialty papers. Although specialty papers only account for five percent of worldwide paper consumption, they achieve much greater added value compared with mass-produced papers.

    Expert know-how for specialty paper production

    The challenges involved in the manufacture of specialty papers are diverse. Because they are generally only produced in small production lots of up to a ton, the requirements for the paper machines are stringent. Voith is heavily involved in the production of specialty papers and for decades has been developing new technologies and products to enable its more efficient and higher quality manufacture. We supply products and technologies for all grades of specialty papers. The high quality level and consistency of quality of coated and uncoated specialty papers is always a key consideration. This is why our production technologies for each specialty paper are tailored to every specific case.

    • Leading technologies for - specialty papers

      Leading technologies for - specialty papers

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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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          New DynaLayer from Voith for better coating quality and greater cost efficiency

          With its ease of handling and outstanding coating quality, the DF Coat has evolved into an efficient alternative to conventional coating units. Through several refinements, Voith is extending the range of uses for non-contacting coating application and increasing the economic efficiency of paper producers with the new DynaLayer.

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          Decor paper specialist Ahlstrom-Munksjö modernizes its quality control system with ComCore

          The paper manufacturer Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a premium manufacturer of decor paper. Munksjö merged with the Finnish specialty paper manufacturer Ahlstrom on April 1, 2017. The paper mill now works under the name of Ahlstrom-Munksjö Paper GmbH and operates a total of two paper machines (PM 1 and PM 3) at its site in Unterkochen, Germany. These produce several tons of decor paper per hour. In total, the Unterkochen site produces around 75,000 tons of premium decor paper per year.

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
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              read more
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              Voith LSC Caliper Sensor (Light Touch)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
              Voith LSC Color Sensor

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
              Voith LSC Gloss Sensor

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
              Voith LSC Moisture Sensor (Reflection)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Calender
              Voith LSC Moisture Sensor (Transmission)

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              read more

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Ash Sensor (Total Filler Content)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Ash Sensor (Total Filler Content and Composition)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor (Krypton)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Basis Weight Sensor (Promethium)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              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.

              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              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.

              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Gloss Sensor

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Moisture Sensor (Reflection)

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              read more
              Specialty papers | | Reeling
              Voith LSC Moisture Sensor (Transmission)

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