For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees around the world. Founded in 1867, Voith today has around 19,000 employees, sales of €4.3 billion and locations in more than 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe. Being a technology leader, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive.
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FeltView is a system for continuous online measurement of felt moisture and permeability for the clothing in the press, enabling optimized felt conditioning.
The measuring head is equipped with two sensors. A moisture sensor based on microwave technology determines the felt moisture on the basis of the change in the dielectric constant. This change is brought about by the quantity of water present in the felt. A permeability sensor measures the pressure difference between a water jet penetrating the felt and a reference pressure, thereby determining the permeability. The machine speed has no influence on the measurement process. With FeltView, felt conditioning is optimized, energy is saved, and felt wear is reduced.
FeltView is used in the press section, and it was recently optimized for the special requirements of hygienic paper production.