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Direct drives motor directly coupled to the paper machine

The direct drive solution for paper machines dramatically reduces the need for mechanical drive components and space for paper machines by putting the motor directly coupled to the paper machine. Since the first installations in 1999, the solution has proven successful for many paper mills all over the world. 
Paper machine drives system
The system solutions are based on the specific knowledge of papermaking requirements, together with the best product features and services. Paper Machine Drives consists of:

  • Paper machine, coater and winder solutions
  • A global network of experts providing a wide range of lifecycle services
  • System engineering

Paper machine drives applications
It´s not just the fastest and largest machines that benefit from the features of the ABB´s Paper machine Drive solutions. This is evidenced by over 2,500 drive system installations, covering all types of paper machines from the latest demanding LWC or coating lines of fastest winders to the smallest paper and board machines, as well as for rebuilt machine sections from many different mechanical suppliers.

Paper machine drives benefits
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved paper quality
  • Energy savings

Installed drive systems on all types of papermaking machinery
ABB Drives has a long history of innovation and excellence. ABB has installed drive systems on all types of papermaking machinery including the biggest mills and the world´s fastest and widest paper machines, breaking existing production records month-on-month with ABB drives. ABB’s global engineering consistency ensures the implementation of design standards, safety features and the latest machine specific functionality in all installations. With its local engineering forces ABB has lifelong support capabilities.

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