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Procemex to deliver integrated web inspection and web monitoring systems for BillerudKorsnäs in Sweden

Tuesday, Jun 06, 2017

Procemex to deliver production wide integrated web inspection (WIS) and web monitoring systems (WMS) for BillerudKorsnäs board machines in Gruvön (BM 7) and Gävle (BM 4) in Sweden, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

The new BM 7, which is scheduled to start operation in 2019, will have an annual capacity of 550,000 tons of primary fibre-based board, making it one of the largest of its kind in the world. BM7’s sheet width is 8.0 meters and running speed 1000 m/min. The total investment is approximately Euro 585 million – the largest in the company’s history – includes the construction of the new BM at the Gruvön production site and rebuilds in the existing pulp mill.

Gävle Board Machine web inspection and monitoring systems start-up will take place in October 2017.

The Procemex delivery is exceptional with the amount of the smart cameras: the Gruvön Board Machine 7 will be equipped with close to 150 Procemex web inspection and monitoring cameras. Gävle Board Machine 4 will have close to 120 web inspection and web monitoring cameras. Both systems include automatic stopping controls for slitter winders.

 

Source: lesprom.com

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