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Europe’s biggest paper machine chooses Vega instrumentation

12 September 2008

Palm Paper, an enterprise of the Palm Group, has commissioned Vega to supply the level, switching and pressure instrumentation for the New PM 7 project in King’s Lynn.
The order for the newsprint paper machine was awarded to the company Voith Paper. With a working breadth of 10.6 m and a maximum annual quantity of 400,000 tons, it will be the largest paper machine for newsprint paper in Europe. Start-up is planned for the 3rd quarter of 2009.

Europe’s biggest paper machine chooses Vega instrumentation
Europe’s biggest paper machine chooses Vega instrumentation

The order includes, among other things, Vegabar pressure transmitters with Certec ceramic measuring cell, Vegapuls radar sensors with various antenna types as well as Vegaswing vibrating level switches. The instruments will be used in all areas of the new plant – from stock processing to paper machine. All continuous measuring instruments are communicating via Profibus PA technology.

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