Radee papir reports increased dryness with Voith polyurethane covers on PM No. 4 at its facility in Radee, Solvenia

HEIDENHEIM, Germany , November 10, 2011 (press release) – By operating with Voith polyurethane covers, Radeče papir, Slowenia, was able to increase the dryness after the first press of the PM 4 by 0.8%.

This result was possible due to the special surface designs of Voith’s polyurethane covers. A press analysis with unique Voith measurement equipment provided the necessary data. Based on the results, a water balance analysis was carried out and the optimum surface design for this application was calculated. The surface configurations of the Voith polyurethane covers are very flexible and allow an individual adjustment to the customer needs.

“The deployment of the polyurethane cover was a complete success. The dryness after the first press of our PM 4 increased by 0.8%. We are totally happy. The Voith covers are a worthwhile investment,” confirmed Ales Knavs, Production Technologist Radeče papir.

Voith Paper is a division of the Voith Group and the leading partner to and pioneer in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process, focusing on developing resource-saving products to reduce the use of energy, water, and fibers.

Voith sets standards in the markets energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transportation & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs almost 40,000 people, generates € 5.2 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.

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