Metris addIQ control system for filter centrifuges

Make your filter centrifuge ready for the future

Metris addIQ combines all our extensive operation and start-up experience in one tailored automation solution. The Metris addIQ control system is a unique automation product.

Its nucleus is a modular, PLC-based control system that supports you in making best use of your filter centrifuge. In combination with Metris addIQ add-ons and upgrades, the Metris addIQ control system maximizes your machine performance regardless of whether you are using ANDRITZ filter centrifuge or other makes. Of course, it is also available as an upgrade for existing filter centrifuges.


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The Metris addIQ control system is available in different packages according to individual needs. The packages available include Metris addIQ Dynamic, Metris addIQ Prime, and Metris addIQ Flex



The Metris addIQ control system is also available in an EX/ATEX design for Zone 1 or Zone 2.


For pharmaceutical applications, we can offer an add-on that complies with FDA 21 CFR Part 11 (FDA regulations for electronic records and signatures).


  • Easy integration into existing or new dewatering lines/plants, ensuring a short start-up time
  • High availability and good performance in operation for all filter press-related functionalities
  • Avoids downtime by using preventive maintenance alarms and intuitive machine interface – peace of mind due to machine automation
  • Ready for remote support to guarantee short response times (Metris addIQ Connect)
  • Process improvements where applicable
  • Metris  addIQ control systems open the door to all future IIoT solutions

Metris addIQ options for your filter centrifuges

Metris addIQ Connect

Metris addIQ Connect displays the most important process parameters of your machine, freely configurable, and easy to access.

Metris addIQ Monitoring

With this monitoring tool, you can monitor the health status of your machine 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

Metris addIQ Optimizing

Our analyzing tool Metris addIQ Optimizing seeks out ways of saving money and of stabilizing and increasing production at your equipment.


Filter centrifuges become safer, smarter and more reliable

Our tailor-made, turnkey automation solutions based on the Metris addIQ control systems offer you proven and intelligent modules to optimize your machine or entire process. Whether you are primarily interested in machine safety, an increase in production or in improving plant availability, ANDRITZ is offering you an ideal combination of suitable performance and reliable components.

Machine safety - Modules

  • Risk assessment
  • Ignition hazard assessment (ATEX)
  • Safety integrity evaluation and validation (SIL/PL)
  • Hazard and operability (HAZOP)

Safe solutions that result from assessments such as:

  • Door/Interlock system
  • Speed monitoring
  • Imbalance monitoring
  • Bearing temperature monitoring
  • Inertization unit (zone reduction)

Productivity increase - Modules

  • Metris addIQ control system with intuitive operater interface
  • Metris addIQ Monitoring for machine and process transparency
  • Metris addIQ Connect for cybersecured remote connection
  • Metris addIQ Optimizing
  • Feed controllers available in different variants

Reliability - Modules

  • High-efficiency motors
  • Frequency convertor designs follow Metris addIQ standards
  • Metris addIQ Connect
  • Metris addIQ Monitoring

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