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March 21, 2021
Electrical & Software design, Electrical Install & Commissioning
Scoope Of Work
There are two systems programmed on one Siemens 1200 PLC. The first is a Filler IBC Changeover System & the second system is the waste receiving control system.
Electrical & Software Design
The system is controlled by a Siemens S7-1214 CPU with Ethernet communications to a Siemens KTP BASIC 7 inch colour touchscreen. The touchscreen displays, animates and provides an operator interface to the plant equipment.
The Electrical installation consisted of cabling the new control panel up to the field equipment/IBC’s platform, The Installation was carried out using SY & YY cabling installed on galvanised basket tray work.
The commissioning was a duration of two days. I/O checks, weight amplifier configuration, various calibration of PLC timers and settings to get the optimal output.