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Packaging Paper Machines

Great packaging that conserves resources

Packaging Paper Machines

The range of use of packaging papers

    In an era of growing e-commerce, packaging paper is becoming increasingly important. As a full-line supplier for packaging paper machines we provide efficient yet resource-conserving solutions, such as production based on 100 percent recovered paper.

    Together with board, packaging paper constitutes the largest portion of packaging material, even more than glass, metal or plastic. It is multi-purpose, clean and flexible.

    Packaging accounts for about half of all worldwide paper consumption

    Among the types of packaging paper are all kinds of corrugated cardboard, kraft paper for paper bags and classic brown packaging paper, as well as the cover layers of plasterboard. As a rule, a high portion of recovered paper is common to all of them. They perform important functions in merchandise management: protection from damage during transport and storage, as information carriers or purely for image enhancement.

    For this reason, the quality and functionality requirements that packaging paper has to meet differ widely. Generally, worldwide demand for paper, cardboard and paperboard for packaging applications is rising steadily. Nowadays, packaging accounts for about half of all worldwide paper consumption.

    At the same time, the industry is facing the challenge of constantly having to adapt packaging papers to current trends in design, ecological compatibility, protective and advertising functions. In the process, numerous conditions have to be considered, such as the suitability and compatibility of the materials for the packaged goods, statutory regulations on hygiene, packaging regulation provisions, marketing aspects, and of course, cost. In this context, we work with our customers to provide tailor-made solutions for each application.

    We are experts for packaging paper machines

    As a single-source supplier for packaging paper machines, we also focus on efficient and resource-conserving solutions, such as production based on 100 percent recovered paper. By working closely with our customers, we repeatedly achieve breakthroughs in machine speed and grammage. For our customers, this has a clear economic benefit, as more goods can be produced in a shorter time.

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        Engineered for success

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            From newsprint to packaging paper: Voith and LEIPA set new benchmark with the PM 5 in Schwedt

            In Schwedt, Voith has converted the LEIPA Group’s PM 5 from a newsprint to a packaging paper machine. On 19 April 2018, the acceptance and handover of the machine of the Schwedt PM 5 project was signed early at LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH, with effect on 13 April. As a result, the Voith team on site managed to bring the entire machine, consisting of a BlueLine OCC stock preparation line, DIP stock preparation line and XcelLine paper machine up to handover quality just 19 days after ‘stock on wire’.

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            Schoellershammer PM 6 gets off to a great start

            In December 2016, the new PM 6 packaging paper machine went into operation at Schoellershammer in Düren, Germany. It is designed to produce light corrugated base board. In response to the question of why the company opted for Voith to supply the technology, Schoellershammer Managing Director Armin Vetter mentioned two reasons: 'It was important for us to get a full-line supplier on board who could deliver everything from a single source, from the conveyor system for the recovered paper to the winder. Voith submitted a convincing package in the shape of BlueLine for the stock preparation and the new XcelLine paper machine.'

            Rebuild of Jass Schwarza PM 1

            Production increase thanks to web stabilization and "Clean Design"

            In September 2015, Voith rebuilt the dryer section of PM 1 at the Adolf Jass paper mill in Schwarza, Rudolstadt. The aim of the rebuild was to increase the maximum production speed for low grammages from 1,400 to 1,500 m/min and at the same time maintain the already excellent machine efficiency.

            Services and products for papermaking

              As a system vendor we aim to support our customers throughout the entire value creation process, so we are expanding our service locations worldwide, adapting our range of services to customer needs and also adopting new approaches to service with Papermaking 4.0.

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                Calender

                Calender

                Depending on the purpose for which a paper is used, its surface must have certain properties – especially smoothness and gloss. These properties are imparted to the paper by calenders. Calenders are machines with up to 15 rolls arranged one above the other, which are run together under pressure and then form closed nips.

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender
                Calendering concepts

                Voith offers excellent calendering solutions to improve different technical properties of the paper – above all, gloss and smoothness.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender
                EcoCal Hard

                The EcoCal Hard calender is for online calibration of the paper web and gives the paper a constantly precise thickness due to its hard nip between rolls. The smoothness can also be increased.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender
                EcoCal Soft

                EcoCal Soft calenders give the paper web a uniform consistency with slightly varying density by means of an elastic nip. Visual characteristics such as gloss and smoothness are positively influenced.

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                • Optimization

                Optimization

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                CalCatch

                The CalCatch gripping device guarantees safety-compliant operation of super calender movable platforms. The retrofit is possible in the shortest time and without disassembly of the cage.

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                CalDoc

                Calender doctor systems guarantee optimal cleaning of roll surfaces. The flexible blade holder allows uniformly low system pressure and prevents streaking.

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                CalFrame

                CalFrame involves overhauling the frame in the super calender for uniformly good and reproducible paper quality. Maintenance is simplified due to replaceable wear bars.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
                FlexiTherm

                The FlexiTherm heating system improves calendering in the calender for new or modified paper qualities. Optimal cross profiles are generated by means of a uniform roll surface temperature.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
                FlexiThermEdge

                The FlexiThermEdge edge heater provides targeted heating of the paper web’s edge. Since the web edges are calendered with additional distributed load, more marketable paper can be produced.

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                Flying Splice LS (Low speed)

                Flying Splice LS allows a fully automatic reel change on offline calenders. The time required for the reel change is thus reduced, and the calender capacity can be increased by up to 20%.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
                Rebuild concepts for soft calenders

                Soft calenders assume an important function in producing gloss and smoothness. Rebuild solutions increase the efficiency of calenders and improve paper quality.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
                RollCleaner

                RollCleaner is an online cleaning system for roll surfaces. It cleans the surfaces with a foamed non-woven fabric wheel and “brushes off” stubborn contamination with an action that is gentle on the surface.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Optimization
                VibroSoft

                VibroSoft is a hydrodynamic vibration damper that reduces vibrations for profile rolls and floating rolls, resulting in extended service life of felts, roll covers and doctors.

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                • Rolls

                Rolls

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
                Elastic roll

                Elastic rolls gently compress, calender and smooth all sections of the paper web in the calender. They are temperature resistant and marking resistant thanks to an elastic plastic cover.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
                Heated roll

                Heated rolls plot the heat necessary for the satinage process to calenders or remove unwanted heat. With the FlexiTherm rolls, Voith has a wide range of heated rolls available.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Rolls
                NipcoSet

                NipcoSet is a modernization of the Nipco roll control. The zone control is modernized without changing technological characteristics. The evaluation function is also new.

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                • Tail threading

                Tail threading

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
                PrevoSystems

                PrevoSystems are fully automated threading systems that ensure the highest level of safety for the operating personnel and short threading times.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Calender | Tail threading
                Tail Threading and Cutting

                PrevoSystems from Voith are fully automated threading and cutting systems. They ensure safety, reliable threading processes and short threading times.

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