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SkySoft Creping Blade with Ceramic Coating helps to increase Tissue Productivity

  • Constant tissue quality
  • Highly wear-resistant, longer lifetime
  • Excellent compatibility with Yankee cylinders
Thanks to its special coating and high precision SkySoft ensures constant tissue quality through a longer service life.
Heidenheim, Theresienfeld: SkySoft is a new creping blade from Voith that ensures constant tissue quality. The specially developed ceramic tip of the SkySoft creping blade is highly wear-resistant for a longer lifetime and less machine downtime. SkySoft was also designed to reduce friction on the Yankee cylinder, avoiding damage to its surface.

Thanks to its special coating and high precision SkySoft ensures constant tissue quality through a longer service life. Furthermore, SkySoft has no limits on operation bevels, ensuring state-of-the-art technology for tissue production.

The SkySoft creping blades are produced at the Voith manufacturing site in Theresienfeld, Austria, where significant investments have been made into advanced grinding techniques. The fully automated production process guarantees constant characteristics and quality and allows creping blades to be supplied with a full range of angles to suit all applications. The new blades are compatible with all blade holders, and Voith OnSite Yankee specialists ensure that they fit perfectly with the customer’s machine setup at their production site.

Voith Paper is a group division of Voith and is one of the leading partners and pioneers in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process, focusing on developing resource-conserving products to reduce the use of energy, water and fibers. Furthermore, Voith Paper offers a broad service portfolio for all sections of the paper manufacturing process.

For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees worldwide. 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 familyowned companies in Europe. Being a technology leader, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive.


Matthias Herms

Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA

Global Market Communication Manager


t +49 7321 37 2749