Innovations for over 50 years

Vollmer has set new standards with innovations time and time again, for example with micrometre-precision tactile thickness gauges or unique control methods for thickness or with contact-free strip shape measurement under tension.

Tactile thickness measurement - narrow strip gauge VBK
Tactile thickness measurement - narrow strip gauge VBK
Laser gauge VTLG
Laser gauge VTLG

With laser-optical thickness measurement directly in the cold rolling mill, Vollmer is now launching the next innovation boost in measurement and control technology for cold rolling.

Milestones:

1963Founding of the company with the idea of building strip thickness gauges for measurement in the mill during rolling
1973Strip thickness control and hydraulic mill screwdown
1975Roll measuring systems for use during roll grinding
1979Strip shape measurement
1985Strip shape control
1991Graphic measurement data visualisation in real time
1995Non-contact X-ray thickness measurement
1996Strip shape measuring rollers
2001BFI roller
2004Strip shape measuring roller for stretch bend leveller
2011Non-contact strip shape measurement
2013Laser-optical strip thickness measurement for the cold rolling mill