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Valmet Introduces New Scanner for Corrugated Board Manufacturers

Finland-based Valmet has introduced new scanner designed to offer more economical way to measure liner moisture levels for corrugated board manufacturers.

The new scanner, Valmet IQ Converting Scanner, is an addition to Valmet's quality management control concept for corrugators and other board converting machines.

Valmet automation business manager Mikko Talonen said: "The Valmet IQ Converting Scanner enables the use of Valmet IQ CD/MD controls in corrugators, resulting in higher quality as well as improved productivity.”

The new scanner features innovative sensor support technology to enable easy installation in different process locations.

Valmet said: “The scanner enables direct moisture measurements to be positioned in an optimum process location from a quality and performance point of view.”

Additionally, the scanner with online moisture measurement allows the utilization of machine and cross-direction controls in converting machines.

The control solutions are intended to improve and stabilize the end-product quality while allowing operators to focus on quality management and production optimization.

Valmet’s quality management 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.

Valmet is a provider of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

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