Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Web Inspection System for pulp dirt count to Ahlstrom's Aspa mill in Sweden. The dirt measurement will cover the full width of production. The target is to improve the line efficiency of pulp drying and to achieve high quality of the pulp.
The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2023. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for October 2023.
"We chose Valmet's web inspection system because it has the most advanced technology on the market and worldwide references. With the system, we will be able to detect and classify dirt particles more effectively, which ensures high quality of the pulp. This supports streamlining and optimizing our processes," says Thomas Eriksson, Manager, Technical Customer Service, Ahlstrom Aspa Bruk AB.
"We're delighted to provide Ahlstrom with our web inspection solution to help the Aspa mill classify different dirt particles with real-time detection and advanced image analysis, meeting the industry's increasing demand," says Jan Theorell, Sales Manager, Automation Systems, Valmet.
Technical details about the delivery
The Valmet IQ Web Inspection System for dirt count uses unique high-power lighting and intelligent camera technology to detect dirt and shive defects that used to go unnoticed. ISO 5350-2 standard-based classification and automated online analysis help to identify and resolve critical defects and ensure continuous online quality control.
Information about the customer
Ahlstrom is the global leader in fiber-based specialty materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Its offerings include compostable food and beverage processing and packaging materials, liquid and air filtration media, diagnostic materials and protective medical fabrics.