Metris addIQ control system for contact drum and paddle dryers

Make your contact drum and paddle dryers 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 contact drum or paddle dryer. 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 machines or other makes. Of course, it is also available as an upgrade for existing installations.


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Stages of expansion to meet your needs

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.

Metris addIQ Dynamic

  • Monitoring and control of machine and machine auxiliaries

  • 15” panel PC touchscreen as standard

  • Advanced control and optimization functions

  • Remote access (Metris addIQ Connect)

  • Metris addIQ Monitoring (optional)

Metris addIQ Prime

  • Integration of upstream and downstream equipment
  • 15” panel PC touchscreen in every process area
  • Metris addIQ Monitoring
  • Metris addIQ Optimizing (optional)
  • Long-term trending and diagnostic functions

Metris addIQ Flex

The most flexible solution is Metris addIQ Flex. Scope of control and technical specification can be customized to a large extent. Each package has individual specifics that are directly connected to the type of contact drum or paddle dryer with which it is to be used. 

Metris addIQ control system - HMI for paddle dryers

Metris addIQ control system - HMI for contact drum dryers


  • Easy integration into existing or new lines/plants, ensuring a short start-up time
  • High availability and excellent performance in operation for all 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

Metris addIQ Connect

addIQ Connect links your machine to the secure ANDRITZ environment. Besides this, addIQ Connect enables remote support for fast interaction between your machine and the ANDRITZ specialist.

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 and the ANDRITZ specialists seek out ways for you to save money and of stabilizing and increasing production on your equipment.

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