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Paper machine measurements

Paper manufacturing is one of the most complex industrial processes in the world today. The speed of the process and the quality requirements of the finished product needs state-of-the-art measurements and control techniques to achieve quality targets. ABB offers many solutions for more consistent operations, improved production, energy savings and reduced costs.

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Measurement scanners

ABB’s Network Platform for on-line scanning integrates upgraded on-board intelligence for unparalleled measurement performance. With rock-solid design and powerful processing it facilitates fast, accurate web measurement – even in the harshest mill environments. It provides the highest profile resolution and most advanced control in the industry while reducing overall system lifecycle costs and minimizing downtime.


Process optimization instruments

ABB offers a good foundation for improved productivity, and quality of the finished paper product by comprising the Lorentzen & Wettre product group for online measurements and portable meters in the paper machines forming and press sections.


Sheet break detection

ABB offers sheet break detection on all grades on wire, felt or even against a cylinder with the new generation sheet break detector from our KPM product group. It is a perfect choice for installations in unclean, steamy and high temperature environments or where the space is limited.