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Valmet will supply an automation system update and expansion for Gasum’s project at the Metsä Tissue Mänttä mill in Finland

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Customer: Metsä Tissue Mänttä 

Production: Tissue Paper

Supplier: Valmet 

Description: Valmet will supply an automation system update and expansion for Gasum’s project at the Metsä Tissue Mänttä mill in Finland. As part of the project, the mill will replace liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with Gasum’s low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the burners of the drying processes on its tissue machines. Valmet’s automation system will be used to control the burners of the drying processes and manage a gas terminal that will be connected to Valmet’s data collection application. The delivery will standardize and optimize the tissue drying process and quality management.

Details: Valmet will update and expand the Valmet DNA automation system on the tissue machines to modernize burner controls and the drying process management. Valmet’s delivery includes automation controls with DNA Modbus links to the burner and gas terminal PLCs as well as necessary DNA I/O expansions on the tissue machine automation systems. The delivery also includes DNA software updates and expansions in the process air systems and drying power control systems of the tissue machines. Gasum will carry out the modifications needed for the fuel switch as well as all equipment installation.

Start-up: The system renewal will be delivered in June 2019.

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