Valmet launches IQ converting scanner for corrugated board

31 October 2017 (Last Updated October 31st, 2017 11:24)

Finland-based Valmet has launched the new Valmet IQ Converting Scanner, which provides corrugated board manufacturers with a more economical way to measure liner moisture levels.

Finland-based Valmet has launched the new Valmet IQ Converting Scanner, which provides corrugated board manufacturers with a more economical way to measure liner moisture levels.

Featuring new sensor support technology, the scanner can be equipped with different process locations.

Valmet automation business manager Mikko Talonen said: “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.”

Adding to the company’s quality management control concept for corrugators and other board converting machines, Valmet IQ Converting Scanner allows direct moisture measurements to be positioned in an optimum process location from a quality and performance point of view.

“It enables the use of Valmet IQ CD/MD controls in corrugators, resulting in higher quality, as well as improved productivity.”

The new scanner with online moisture measurement allows the use of both machine and cross-direction controls in converting machines.

According to the company, the control solutions improve and stabilise the end-product quality, decrease the amount of broke and enable operators to concentrate on quality management and production optimisation.

It is reported that all IQ solution components are based on the company’s process knowledge and experience in the pulp and paper industry.

For corrugators, the company provides a comprehensive quality management solution, which features a wide range of online quality measurements to get accurate and fast information from the process, web inspection and monitoring systems to help identify quality defects and their root causes.