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 Domain  Machines
 Project Name  Nut Runner Machine Automation
 Client  Atlas Copco
 Consultant  
 Project Highlights Low cost Nut Runner
System Configuration
1 PLC/Drives : S7-300, Masterdrive MC .
2 HMI : TP-177B.
3 Communication Protocol : Profibus, MPI .
4 IO Count : 64 DI, 48 DO .
5 Software : Simatic Manager, WinCC Flex .
Project Synopsis

This Nut Runner Machine is used in automotive engine assembly. A Siemens S7-300 PLC controls the machine by communicating with two motion control drives on PROFIBUS and CP Torque drives on MODBUS.

The vertical axis is pneumatic but is controlled by PLC.HMI TP177 is used to program position set points and torque set points.

The scope of work included:

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