Forming the paper sheet with excellence
Voith forming concepts are not only designed to deliver the best set of paper properties but also to enhance operational experience through a clean, friendly and safe environment. They provide high efficiency due to low energy consumption devices plus the well-known reliability of the Voith branded products.
Portfolio of forming concepts
DuoFormer CBh – Best value shoe-blade gap former
Your benefits with DuoFormer CBh
- Advanced shoe technology
- Better sheet formation
- Compact design
- High dryness before pickup
- Improved paper quality
Production boost up to 20% with DuoFormer CBh
Successful rebuild at Smurfit Kappa Roermond PM 1
Once again, the decision for Voith proved to be the right one. We had a great ramp-up curve from stock on wire to saleable quality within only one day after the rebuild that changed the entire forming section into an innovative DuoFormer CBh concept. We have seen a significant increase in the quality of our packaging papers and a production boost up 20% since the startup. Overall, we are very pleased with the results.
Multi-Fourdrinier – Flexible solutions and steady development
Your benefits with Multi-Fourdrinier
- Highest grade and basis weight flexibility
- Focus on clean design & cleanliness
- Comfortable and fast fabric change with maximum safety
- Compact design
Rebuild with compact former design exceeds customer requirements
Voith has successfully converted the LEIPA Group’s PM 5 from a newsprint to a packaging paper machine. The rebuild included the replacement of the existing forming section with a Multi-Fourdrinier including two MasterJet Pro headboxes. With the start-up of the PM 5 and a total capacity of 700,000 tons per year, LEIPA is the biggest producer of WTTL.
DuoFormer D II – Advanced hybrid forming
Your benefits with DuoFormer D II
- Increased speed and flexibility
- High dewatering capacity
- Enhanced controls for excellent paper quality
- Improved formation and strength properties
- Best profiles at high speed
DuoFormer Base II – Roll-blade gap former with top performance
The initial dewatering concept of this former plus the special design of its forming roll shell, without common shrink-on sleeves, make the DuoFormer Base II unbeatable when it comes to minimum specific costs per ton of paper at highest speeds. Speed is not the only outstanding attribute of the DuoFormer Base II. It supports a wide operation window; in some cases, a paper or layer above 180 g/m² is produced.
The DuoFormer Base II is synonymous with easy operation, as the water line is always on the large diameter forming roll with its unique design. A worldwide reference list of 26 DuoFormer Base gap formers tells the story of Voith's most reliable and successful gap former concept of the last years.
Your benefits with DuoFormer Base II
- High dewatering capacity
- Lowest operational costs
- Wide operating window
- Good formation and strength properties
- Best gap former runability
DuoFormer TQv II – Highest formation for graphic grades
Due to the vertical arrangement of the dewatering elements, discharge of the white water is extremely simple. Suction deflectors and overflow weirs are not needed.
Thanks to an innovative arrangement of the dewatering elements and the well-proven Voith forming blade technology, the DuoFormer TQv delivers first-class formation results, especially on fast-running machines.
Your benefits with DuoFormer TQv II
- Highest formation properties
- Very good dryness level
- Long fabric lifetime
- Easy accessibility and serviceability
Key components provided by Voith for the forming section increase paper quality and runability. High-end technology products lead to value added solutions for paper producers.
DuoShake – Excellent formation through high-frequency shaking
VForm hydrofoils – Increase the performance of your forming section
CleanLine Excell – Consistent and uniform cleaning of forming fabrics
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