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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.

    Packaging paper machines - How can we help you?

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        Engineered for success

          Engineered for success

            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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                Forming section

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section
                Forming concepts

                Voith forming concepts are not only designed to deliver the best set of paper properties but also to enhance operational experience.

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                • Optimization

                Optimization

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                CleanLine

                Voith’s CleanLine offers a complete range of cleaning systems to cover every section of your paper machine.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                dBlocker

                The dBlocker absorbs extremely high sound levels and reduces paper machine noise. This has a positive impact on the concentration levels and performance of the personnel.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                DuoCleaner Excell

                DuoCleaner Excell is an efficient cleaning system for consistent and uniform cleaning of the surface and structure of forming and press fabrics.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                DuoShake DG

                The DuoShake DG shaking unit from Voith contributes to a more homogeneous distribution of fibers and an increased orientation of the fibers.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                EdgeCleaner

                EdgeCleaner cleans the edges of Fourdrinier or top wires with adjustable fan-type nozzles, thereby reducing wire edge contamination and increasing wire running time.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                Edge components

                Voith offers several components for efficient edge control on wires in top formers and Fourdrinier formers.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                EdgeCurler

                Using the EdgeCurler wire edge lifter prevents the stock suspension from bleeding at the wire. The result is a clean paper edge and wire edge.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                EdgeDeckle

                The EdgeDeckle is used to control the edge on Fourdrinier wires with large lip openings. It prevents the stock suspension from bleeding at the sides and provides for cleanliness in the headbox.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                EdgeExpert

                The unique edge trim concept EdgeExpert defines the web edge in the stock jet as it exits from the headbox, resulting in fiber savings and increased edge stability.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                EdgeMaster

                EdgeMaster is a variably adjustable extension of the headbox format plate. In the Fourdrinier wire and the hybrid former, it provides for uniform distribution of the stock suspension up to the edge.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                EdgeModule

                With the EdgeModule edge feeding system, the volume flow of the suspension in the edge area of the headbox can be set. The result is a precise suspension edge.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                Fabric run-off alarm

                The fabric run-off alarm from Voith ensures that the fabrics or press felts in case of a failure of the fabric run control cause no damage.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                FloatBearing

                The FloatBearing hydrodynamic bearing reduces the friction between the metallic surfaces of a shaking unit even at low machine speeds thereby minimizing wear.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                FloatLip-Former

                The FloatLip former is a cylinder mold unit that facilitates uniform distribution of the suspension over the machine width, providing even profiles for board and packaging paper.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                FlowJec

                With FlowJec, Voith has developed today’s most efficient dosing system for sustainable and resource-conserving dosing of all chemicals and additives in the paper manufacturing process.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                HDU control system upgrade

                The HDU control system upgrade includes replacement of the pendulum sensor and pneumatic controls in older belt-guiding systems. Clothing wear can thus be reduced.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                HDU Guide

                The HDU Guide is a fabric and felt run controller that ensures directional stability of the clothing over a long period. It serves to noticeably reduce edge wear.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                HydroPack

                HydroPack is a pressure supply unit with a speed-controlled piston pump. A perfect cutting jet uninterrupted by air bubbles ensures good web pickup at the pick-up roll.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                HydroSquirt

                The HydroSquirt allows a good, reproducible cutting result before the paper web is fed into the press section. This is possible due to precise setting of the water jet.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                InsiderJet

                The InsiderJet is a high-pressure cleaning pipe that cleans the suction roll from the inside out. Clean holes result in optimal dewatering and minimal downtime.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                JetCleaner

                The JetCleaner creates ideal dewatering conditions through uniform cleaning and drying of the forming fabric. Breaks in the press and dryer section are prevented.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                Tensioning devices and guides

                The tensioning devices and guides from Voith ensure smooth operation of the machine at all times.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Optimization
                VForm Hydrofoils

                VForm hydrofoils – Increase the performance of your forming section

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                • Rolls

                Rolls

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
                Couch roll EvoRun C

                The couch roll EvoRun C presses two plies to form a web. Holes in the roll prevent crushing and displacement of the web.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
                CS-Roll

                The CS roll is a center-supported roll that improves the wire running conditions and allows a uniform wire structure over the width.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
                EvoFlow

                The EvoFlow suction roll is designed to meet specific production requirements. Shell surface patterns that increase drainage capacity and reduce noise generation allow EvoFlow suction rolls to improve the economic efficiency and operating environment of paper production.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Rolls
                EvoRun WG wire guide roll and EvoRun WD wire drive roll

                EvoRun wire guide rolls and drive rolls are used in the wire sections of paper, board and packaging machines. They are for guiding, supporting or controlling the clothing and web.

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                • Tail threading

                Tail threading

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | Tail threading
                PrevoCut H/DH - HydroJet/ Double HydroJet

                The HydroJet and Double HydroJet are a couch squirt that creates a tail for threading with a consistently clean water jet cut. After successful threading, the HydroJet and Double HydroJet widen the tail to the width of the full web. The automated process supports machine workers and lessens their workload during the threading phase.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Forming section | 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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