BST ProControl: Innovative Measurement Technology for Flat Web Materials

BST ProControl offers a comprehensive range of services for quality control using touch-free and damage-free sensors – for 100 percent reliable results. BST ProControl is a part of the BST Group and therefore profits from the synergies of a strong and experienced network. 

BST ProControl GmbH was created in 2013 from the companies betacontrol GmbH and Protagon Process Technologies GmbH, which had been established on the market for many years. Consequently, BST ProControl combines the extensive know-how of both companies in the areas of production optimization and the measurement of flat web materials as well as measurement and control technology for paper and coating processes.

Numerous Applications. Compelling Advantages.

BST ProControl covers a wide spectrum of services for material checks in the production process, such as with...

... plastic and metal films,
... non-woven materials,
...technical textiles,  
... foams,
... floor coverings, and...
... paper. 

In doing so, BST ProControl shows its total commitment to shaping your production processes even more effectively, such as through the...

... reduction of waste,
... savings of raw materials and energy,
... increase of productivity, and
... minimization of maintenance time.

BST ProControl at a Glance:

  • Internationally leading in thickness and layer thickness measurement
  • Leader in technology for measurement, guiding, and control solutions for flat web materials
  • Innovative measurement and control systems for quality assurance in the production of tires
  • Novel high-tech sensor solutions for the touch-free measurement of almost all materials
  • Special measurement solutions for the continuous quality monitoring of flat web high-tech textiles
  • SIMATIC WinCC V7.2 software for full HD visualization and the capability for real-time PC control
  • Development of INDICON software to capture, evaluate, and visualize measurement results

BST ProControl – Services:

  • Quality control of flat web materials
  • Technical solutions for measurement and monitoring
  • The development and implementation of quality control systems
  • Online measurement in the production process
  • Precise registration, touch-free measurement, and the continuous monitoring and evaluation of:

    • Basis weight / basis-related mass
    • (Layer) thickness
    • Density
    • Moisture
    • Speed
    • Length
    • Ash
    • Coat weight
    • Optical characteristics

BST ProControl – Products at a Glance:

  • Sensors for:

    • The measurement of optical interference
    • The measurement of radiation absorption
    • Distance measurement with a camera
    • Temperature measurement with a thermal imaging camera
    • Transmission or reflection measurement procedures

  • Scanners
  • Stand-alone measurement systems
  • Data analysis systems



Managing Directors: Dr. Gunter Tautorus

BST ProControl GmbH
Industriestraße 1
D-57482 Wenden

Tel.: +49 2762 612 0
Fax: +49 2762 612 390