I-Series

I-Series

New forming fabric family with improved SSB design

The Voith I-Series forming fabrics utilize a completely new warp setup optimizing all areas of fabric performance. There is no longer any need to ask the papermaker to sacrifice in one area of performance to optimize another.

I-Series fabrics take the SSB concept to the next level of performance.



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PrintForm IQ - The combined forming fabric for outstanding graphic papers

PrintForm IQ - The combined forming fabric for outstanding graphic papers

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Fine forming fabric for high paper quality

PrintForm IQ is a fine weft-bound forming fabric that is used on graphic paper machines. It provides a high level of fiber support, better formation and high fabric stability for good CD profiles.

PrintForm IQ is an SSB forming fabric that is especially suitable for paper machines with very high quality requirements and/or high machine speeds. The PrintForm IQ forming fabric combines two technologies – high-shaft weaving and unique warp ratio – to create a new member of the I-Series product family. Due to the warp concept of PrintForm IQ, an even finer paper side can be combined with an extremely stable machine side. This way, a much higher fiber support is achieved, leading to better mechanical retention and more uniform sheet formation.

Your benefits

  • Fewer marks in the paper
  • High level of sheet support
  • High mechanical retention
  • Improved formation
  • High weave stability for good paper CD profiles
  • Extended machine service life
  • Very good dewatering performance

Suitable for all kinds of paper machines

  • High speed hybrid former
  • Gap former

Applicable for the following paper grades

  • Newsprint
  • SC paper
  • LWC paper
  • Wood-free coated
  • Wood-free uncoated

Forming fabric for demanding light-weight board and packaging applications

MultiForm IR is a medium coarse weft-bound forming fabric that is used on board and packaging paper machines. The fabric design especially features excellent formation, drainage and fabric stability.

MultiForm IR is an SSB forming fabric that is especially suitable for demanding light-weight board and packaging applications which have to meet high paper quality requirements. Due to the unique warp concept of MultiForm IR, a fine paper side can be combined with an extremely stable machine side. This unique fabric design leads to optimized fabric surfaces for improved paper quality.

Your benefits

  • High open areas for fast dewatering performance
  • Cleaner headbox operation and improved sheet formation
  • Better mechanical retention leading to higher FSI
  • High wear volumes ensuring excellent fabric life
  • Outstanding fabric stability
  • Good guiding stability on demanding applications

 

Suitable for all kinds of paper machines

  • Open draw applications (draw critical)
  • MiniTop fourdriniers
  • Hybrid former
  • Gap former

Applicable for the following paper grades

  • Sackraft
  • Light-weight liner / medium
  • Bleached cover ply
  • Bleached board / Coated board / Food board

Fine forming fabric for better dewatering and performance

PrintForm IT is a fine weft-bound forming fabric that is used on graphic paper machines. It provides a high level of mechanical retention, better paper quality and a clean run.

PrintForm IT is an SSB forming fabric that is especially suitable for paper machine positions that place high demands on the dimensional stability of fabrics yet must also produce high paper quality. Due to the unique warp concept of PrintForm IT, a fine paper side can be combined with an extremely stable machine side. Particularly the open machine side structure provides for efficient dewatering.

Your benefits

  • Improved formation and profiles
  • Excellent sheet quality
  • Flexible former set-up
  • Increased life and stability
  • Higher mechanical retention
  • Cleaner former operation

 

Suitable for all kinds of paper machines

  • Fourdrinier
  • Multi-Fourdrinier
  • Hybrid former
  • Gap former

Applicable for the following paper grades

Mainly used for graphical paper grades e.g.

     
  • Copy (wood-free & wood-containing)
  • News
  • SC-B and SC-A
  • Laminated paper
  • Cigarette paper

Fine forming fabric for improved running time and high quality

PrintForm IS is a fine weft-bound forming fabric that is used on graphic paper machines. It combines a high level of fiber support with a long running time potential.

PrintForm IS is an SSB forming fabric that is especially suitable for paper machine positions that set high demands for the dimensional stability of fabrics yet must also produce high paper quality. Due to the unique warp concept of PrintForm IS, a fine paper side can be combined with an extremely stable machine side. Particularly the open machine-side structure provides for particularly effective dewatering. The good abrasion resistance and cross stability of PrintForm IS guarantee a long running time.

Your benefits

  • Improved formation and profiles
  • Excellent sheet quality
  • Flexible former set-up
  • Increased life and stability
  • Higher mechanical retention
  • Cleaner former operation
  • Increased machine speed

 

Suitable for all kinds of paper machines

  • Fourdrinier
  • Multi-Fourdrinier
  • Hybrid former
  • Gap former

Applicable for the following paper grades

Mainly used for graphical paper grades e.g.

  • Copy (wood-free & wood-containing)
  • News
  • SC-B and SC-A
But also some top ply on multilayer machines

Forming fabric for board and packaging paper machines

MultiForm IC is a robust weft-bound forming fabric that is used on board and packaging paper machines. It provides a larger open surface and a finer paper side for better paper quality.

MultiForm IC is an SSB forming fabric that is especially suitable for paper machine positions that set high demands for the dimensional stability of fabrics yet must also produce high paper quality. Due to the unique warp concept of MultiForm IC, a fine paper side can be combined with an extremely stable machine side. Particularly the open machine-side structure provides for efficient dewatering. The good abrasion resistance and cross stability of MultiForm IC guarantee a long operating life.

Your benefits

  • Improved drainage
  • Record life potential
  • Reduced drive loads
  • Reduced fiber bleed
  • Optimal retention
  • Easier sheet release
  • High stability

  

Suitable for all kinds of paper machines

  • Fourdrinier and Hybrid Top formers
  • MiniTop fourdrinier
  • Base positions on Multitable Former Units
  • Hybrid former
  • Gap former

Applicable for the following paper grades

  • Sackraft
  • Corrugated medium
  • Testliner / medium

 

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