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.
According to Valmet, the target is to improve the line efficiency of pulp drying and to achieve high quality of the pulp.
“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.
Thomas Eriksson, Manager, Technical Customer Service, Ahlstrom Aspa Bruk, added, “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.”
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.
Valmet’s delivery is scheduled for October 2023.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.