Solutions for the metals industries


Drive Systems for the Metal Industry - Enhancing finish quality, plant productivity and yield

The manufacture of consistently high quality finished metals is a must in today’s competitive market. Obtaining this finish demands precision and repeatability in terms of performance, control and long term reliability from machinery. Manufacturers are continually striving to develop and upgrade plant equipment to meet production targets and the quality levels demanded by the market.

Control Techniques drive systems meet the requirements, improving the process control to enhance the finish quality, plant productivity and yield. Systems are engineered and supported globally through our Drive Centre network. Our engineers located around the world have the necessary in-depth process and application knowledge of metals manufacturing.

Control Techniques experience covers Continuous Casters, Hot & Cold Rolling Mills, Skin Pass Mills, Pickle Lines, Annealing Lines, Coating Lines, Tension Leveling Lines, Heavy & Light gauge Foil Rolling Mills (Rougher, Intermediate, Finishing) through to Cut-To-Length Lines and Slitter/Separator Machines.

Our energy efficient motor and drive systems can be applied to partial upgrades, site retrofits or complete turnkey automated systems.


Control Techniques products for the metals industry

High-performance winder for Control Techniques AC, DC and Servo drives
Class leading induction and servo permanent magnet motor performance, with real-time Ethernet
Fast set-up and diagnosis with real-text display, plus integrated CODESYS based PLC
Flexible machine integration through communications
Value drive with quality and performance for open loop applications
Mentor MP is a modern DC drive that is based on Control Techniques current AC drive technology
Ultimate performance through advanced onboard machine control
Control Techniques offers a wide variety of enclosure, power and control option configurations for Unidrive SP and Commander SK AC drives
Fully developed, proven and documented flying shear solution offering flexibility, performance and precision

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