TIP F 4045 Upgrade of Binary Control to Siemens PLC-S7 TIA
Machine Model for Improvement
All Jagenberg sheeters with PLC-S5
Description of Improvement
Critical components for the Siemens S5 machine control are obsolete and spare parts are no longer available. If any of these components should fail or break, extensive sheeter downtime and costly production loss would result. This upgrade converts the Siemens S5 machine control to a Siemens PLC-S7 TIA machine control. All components, such as the CPU and I/O cards and necessary peripherals (e.g. new HMI panels) are replaced.
The function of the unwind stands and slitter (incl. positioning in available) will be included in the new control incl. new I/O modules, counters and sensor technology. In order to reduce installation time, adapters will be used for the I/O modules instead of new wiring (where possible). The required interface to the existing drives will be realized, as well as the function and interface of the tape tracks.
The sensor technology and actuators are not included in this upgrade and can be used further. The drives, motors and switch cabinets will not be replaced. All new parts will be installed in the existing switch cabinets.
- Modern machine control replacing obsolete S5 components - ensures spare parts’ availability
- Prerequisite for further upgrades
- Investment typically pays for itself within days - compared to unplanned downtime
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