About Force Measurement

ABB Force Measurement is a business unit within ABB Automation Technologies. Since half a century we have provided equipment for accurate, reliable measurement and control in a broad range of applications covering metal/steel, paper, converting, shipping and automotive industries with worldwide sales responsability and local dedicated Force Measurement representatives.
As a summary of business unit Force Measurement the following milestones prove a successful business and a reliable partner for the future.

1953 Swedish Pressductor Technology patent application; U.S. patent application made in 1954.
1954 First roll force meter delivered to Surahammars Bruk.
1967 World’s first delivery of a flatness measurement system to Alcan, Canada.
1977 World’s first delivery of a flatness control system to Kobe Steel in Japan.
1986 Launch of Millmate roll force system.
1992 Launch of Millmate strip scanner, development of pulsed eddy current technology (PEC).
1996 Sale of 1,000th Millmate roll force system.
1997 Delivery of 300th Stressometer system.
1998 Delivery of 25,000th PillowBlock load cell.
1998 Launch of new PillowBlock series – Mini PillowBlock.
2001 Launch of Stressometer system version 6.0.
2002 Launch of Millmate Thickness Gauging system with PEC technology.
2002 Launch of Cylmate system.
2003 Launch of Web Tension electronics PFEA.
2004 Launch of Stressometer seamless roll.
2004 Delivery of 500th Stressometer system].

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Last edited 2012-05-08

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