Valmet has received an order from Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. to supply an IQ Web Inspection System for its paper machine 8 (PM 8).

PM 8 also has been equipped with a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System, which was installed in 2019.

According to Valmet, upon the implementation of the new IQ Web Inspection System, both machine vision systems will improve the operating efficiency and optimize the final paper quality of the PM 8.

"We have been using Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System since 2019 and we are pleased with its performance. The new investment of IQ Web Inspection System will help us to quickly detect quality defects and identify their root causes quickly and easily, which will improve our runnability and product quality," explained Mingyi Yu, Automation Manager at Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd.

Zhifeng Pan, Sales Manager, Automation Systems business line, Valmet, added, "The upgrade will significantly improve image quality and provide a good basis for analysis and precaution for defects."

The scope of Valmet's delivery includes ultra-high resolution 8K dual-line 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 IQ Web Inspection System also supports both rule-based classification as well as classification based on artificial intelligence (AI) with easy drag and drop teaching, Valmet noted.

In addition, a two-year optimization service is included in the order.

The delivery will take place in July 2024.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

SOURCE: Valmet

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