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Valmet Introduces New Scanner for Corrugated Board Manufacturers

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Valmet, Finland, this week introduced a new scanner, Valmet IQ Converting Scanner, for corrugated board. It is a long-awaited addition to Valmet's quality management control concept for corrugators and other board converting machines. 

"IQ Converting Scanner offers corrugated board manufacturers a more economical way to measure liner moisture levels. It enables the use of Valmet IQ CD/MD controls in corrugators, resulting in higher quality as well as improved productivity," said Mikko Talonen, business manager, Automation, Valmet.

Valmet IQ Converting Scanner can be easily installed in different process locations, thanks to its innovative sensor support technology. The scanner enables direct moisture measurements to be positioned in an optimum process location from a quality and performance point of view.

The new scanner with online moisture measurement enables the utilization of machine and cross-direction controls in converting machines. These control solutions improve and stabilize the end-product quality, decrease the amount of broke and allow operators to concentrate on quality management and production optimization.

Valmet also offers a comprehensive quality management solution for corrugators. The solution features a wide range of online quality measurements to get accurate and fast information from the process, web inspection, and monitoring systems to help detect quality defects and identify their root causes. It also includes a water spray system to control warp and moisture levels, as well as CD/MD controls.

All IQ solution components are based on Valmet's extensive process knowledge and experience in the pulp & paper industry and backed by expert services.


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