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 Domain  Machines
 Project Name  Retrofitting Of Tandem Line
 Client  BALEE PLASTICS, Vapi
 Consultant  
 Project Highlights 0.6 mm wire drawing & insulation at the line speed of 2000 mpm
System Configuration
1 PLC/Drives : S7-300 PLC system (CPU315-2DP) with I/Os & Drives on Profibus-DP.7 No.s of Simoreg DC Master 6RA70.
2 HMI : WinCC
3 Communication Protocol : Profibus-DP, MPI
4 IO Count : 148
5 Software : HMI Application communicates with PLC on MPI network & Drives on Profibus.
Project Synopsis

The automation system for wire drawing & insulation machine in tandem at maximum speed of 2000 mpm. The machine has wire drawing section, annealer section, extrusion, wire cooling section & winder. The winder was equipped with online auto changeover system in which the speed synchronization was done by the PLC.

The changeover occurs in case of fault in the running winder as well as upon achieving the target length. The WinCC HMI monitors all the drive related parameters viz. speed, current, motor temperature and permits required machine settings.

The scope of work included:

  1. Design of control systems.
  2. Software development & Commissioning.