ABB ranks as the world' s largest provider of process automation systems for metal industry. We offer a common technology platform used in all segments of metallurgy as a complete automation solution from yard to melt shop, hot and cold rolling, processing lines and to market.
The ABB award-winning distributed control system (DCS) product families
can be scaled to meet different customer needs from PLC functionality up to high-end rolling mill controller including technological controls, mathematical models and simulation packages, full integration of process, electrical and safety - to achieve greater results with fewer resources. ABB DCS systems also provides state-of-the-art visualization and diagnostics for the complex requirements in metals applications. Real-time access to all plant data support for faster decision-making and operator action.
Unrivaled in its scope, ABB is a global leader in instrumentation and analytical – certified to international standards and provides a wide variety of measurement products, including fieldbus technology
, and gas analyzer systems, e.g. for emission monitoring
Fast and accurate control of torque and speed under all operating conditions is an important precondition for the successful control of material thickness, flatness and tension. For metals applications, ABB has developed dedicated special drive functions to achieve highest performance speed and torque control – enabling our customers to optimize production while ensuring quality, minimizing wear and enhancing reliability.