Dry line concrete
block handling system
The old control panel was 25 years old and had been left in an awful state following countless modifications made over the years. The drawings were never updated to reflect the modifications which made fault finding a long and tedious procedure. Pics 17, 18, 19 of old panel We designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned a new control system utilising Allen Bradley Compactlogix PLC and remote IO, Siemens switch gear and drives. Now the customer has more control, increased productivity and up to date drawings.
This OEM customer had designed a layer palletiser which was to be used for palletising news papers at a printing factory in Italy. We designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned the control system. We utilised Schneider PLC, switch gear and drives. Below you can see the machine in production:
The customer asked us to upgrade the machine safety systems across a number of their factories all over the UK. We carried out the initial risk assessment on each machine across all sites and highlighted the areas which needed to have a more reliable safety system in place.
We designed, installed and commissioned the new fail safe systems and integrated them with the existing machinery. We utilised Siemens safety controllers, PLC’s and switch gear as per customer’s specification. The project included installation of global emergency stops, light curtains, gate switches, exchange systems, pneumatic/hydraulic dump valves and electrical safety contactors.