Zircon and ZirconHigh: New CleanWeave dryer fabrics from Voith

Zircon and ZirconHigh extend the CleanWeave family of dryer fabrics, providing solutions for challenging medium hot positions.

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HEIDENHEIM, Germany. With Zircon and ZirconHigh, Voith is adding two new members to the CleanWeave product family.

The dryer fabrics target an extended service life in a medium hot environment.​

Whereas Zircon has a dense weave structure with lower air permeability, ZirconHigh features an open weave structure for higher air flows. In addition to excellent drying performance, both fabrics also meet the requirements for resistance to hydrolysis and abrasion. As a result they allow for long service lives, even in very challenging dryer sections. The dryer fabrics are particularly suitable for board and packaging paper machines, where the conditions are often hotter and more humid.

The unique CleanWeave product range with minimal intersection points and a low internal void area prevents the accumulation of contamination in the dryer fabrics ensuring they are easy to clean. Thanks to the continuous flexing around rolls and cylinders, contamination is also worked out of the fabric. This means that Zircon and ZirconHigh maintain their cleanliness and drying efficiency over their entire lifetime.


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the large family-owned companies in Europe.=

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group and a leading full-line supplier as well as pioneer in the paper industry. Through constant innovations Voith is optimizing the paper manufacturing process and facilitating resource-conserving production. With its Servolution concept, Voith offers its customers as a reliable partner tailored service solutions for all sections of the production process. The company’s Papermaking 4.0 concept ensures that equipment is optimally networked, while the effective and secure use of the generated data enables paper manufacturers to improve their competitiveness.

Source: Voith

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