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Headbox System Tune-Up Services

Headbox Tune-up Services combine full inspections and the re-setting and replacement of Headbox parts to help achieve maximum machine potential. As a world leader in Headbox design and application, GL&V can solve your Headbox issues.

GL&V’s Headbox Tune-up Services provide mechanical inspections by GL&V Service Personnel, along with the re-setting of movable headbox parts, to help you achieve your maximum machine potential. These adjustments are typically performed during regular maintenance outages by GL&V’s qualified headbox engineers. Depending on the inspection and adjustment results, GL&V will schedule the replacement of any part - custom or standard - for your specific headbox. Additionally, our deep understanding in process-related aspects of headbox performance makes our process audits an extremely valuable tool in helping you to evaluate everything from jet delivery and impingement to dilution control mapping, fiber orientation, tensile ratios and more.

Level 1: 35 point inspection & tune-up

Level 2: Level 1 inspection + supervision for installation of spare parts

  • Slice Lip
  • Apron Lip
  • Deckle Strips
  • Pressure Transmitters
  • Inclinometer
  • Hoses
  • Valves

Level 3: Level 2 inspection + wet-end troubleshooting and process optimization

  • TSO
  • TSI
  • Dilution Mapping
  • Training
  • Improve Headbox performance
  • Brings Headbox to “like-new” condition
  • Increase efficiency
  • Increase reliability
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Headbox System Tune-Up Services

Headbox Tune-up Services combine full inspections and the re-setting and replacement of Headbox parts to help achieve maximum machine potential. As a world leader in Headbox design and application, GL&V can solve your Headbox issues.

  • Further Details

    GL&V’s Headbox Tune-up Services provide mechanical inspections by GL&V Service Personnel, along with the re-setting of movable headbox parts, to help you achieve your maximum machine potential. These adjustments are typically performed during regular maintenance outages by GL&V’s qualified headbox engineers. Depending on the inspection and adjustment results, GL&V will schedule the replacement of any part - custom or standard - for your specific headbox. Additionally, our deep understanding in process-related aspects of headbox performance makes our process audits an extremely valuable tool in helping you to evaluate everything from jet delivery and impingement to dilution control mapping, fiber orientation, tensile ratios and more.

  • Technical Information

    Level 1: 35 point inspection & tune-up

    Level 2: Level 1 inspection + supervision for installation of spare parts

    • Slice Lip
    • Apron Lip
    • Deckle Strips
    • Pressure Transmitters
    • Inclinometer
    • Hoses
    • Valves

    Level 3: Level 2 inspection + wet-end troubleshooting and process optimization

    • TSO
    • TSI
    • Dilution Mapping
    • Training

  • Benefits

    • Improve Headbox performance
    • Brings Headbox to “like-new” condition
    • Increase efficiency
    • Increase reliability

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