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Supplier news: ABB launches Weight Virtual Measurement

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Supplier news: ABB launches Weight Virtual Measurement

November 20, 2020 - 19:27

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20, 2020 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -ABBlaunched Weight Virtual Measurement that "allows paper, packaging and tissue manufacturers to recover quickly from sheet breaks," the company said this week. "It works by reducing the amount of off-spec paper produced directly after sheet breaks and during the subsequent start-up period," ABB said. The Weight Virtual Measurement includes "advanced analytics, machine-learning technologies, proprietary modelling and auto-calibration techniques to create (a) … robust virtual sensor," said ABB Global Product Mgr for Ability applications for pulp and paper John Schroeder.