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Voith's ScreenFitNavigator online benchmark tool meets with good response

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Voith's ScreenFitNavigator online benchmark tool meets with good response

June 05, 2012 - 21:40

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, June 6, 2012 (Press Release) -A large number of screening systems are operated in an energy-inefficient manner. That was the result of a 2011 benchmark study in which Voith analyzed different generations and process variants of fine screening systems. Thus 70% of all screening systems investigated showed considerable potential for optimization.

The free-of-charge ScreenFitNavigator online benchmark test from Voith has recently offered all paper manufacturers the chance to check the energy efficiency of their fine screening (slot screening) in the stock preparation. Just a few weeks after the launch of the tool, many paper manufacturers from all over the world had performed the test at and received a quick and nonbinding energy assessment of their fine screening system. As well as English and German, the Navigator is now also available in Chinese.

For the analysis, system operators merely need to input into the website a few parameters and the focus of their screening quality program. The analysis is done instantly and returned in the form of a PDF document that is sent via email. If potential is found in the quick test, Voith provides a more detailed analysis. Dedicated experts (‘ScreenFit doctors') can then work out a specific program for improvement after comprehensive measurements.