Valmet has received an order from Shanxi Qiangwei Paper Co., Ltd. to supply machine vision systems for Qiangwei's paper machine PM 6. The scope of supply includes a Valmet IQ Web Inspection System, a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System and winder control with target-stop functionality. The investment aims to improve the operating efficiency and optimize the final paper quality of the PM 6.
The delivery will take place in the Q1 2024. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) delivery includes ultra-high resolution 8K dual-line Time Delay Integration (TDI) cameras with advanced image processing and synchronized high power stroboscopic LED lighting. Real-time and history defect maps with defect details and trends are available on operator stations.
The winder part of the delivery includes defect map synchronization on winder, enabling operators to slow down or stop winder at defined defects automatically.
Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System improves the runnability and produces quick root cause analyses of web breaks.
Shanxi Qiangwei Paper is a large-scale private enterprise located in the Shouyang Industry District of Jinzhong. It is mainly producing high level gypsum board paper and packing paper, covering an area of 1,300 acres. The designed annual production capacity is 1,400,000 tons.