The second generation of Titan and Titan Plus computer controls, introduced in July by PTi Processing Technologies LLC in Aurora, Ill., distributes operator information over three screens simultaneously and also distributes the computing power behind them. The left and right panels connect to a Windows-based industrial computer in the cabinet underneath, while the middle touchscreen panel has a built-in PLC in the swiveling display. The left screen on Titan Plus systems shows trends in multi-day production data. The middle screen is the operator’s control panel for machine operation. The right screen shows the thickness of the sheet being produced and contains an upgraded auto-ramp function to control sheet thickness automatically during startup or shutdown. The system also includes two video cameras on the primary nip between the top and middle chill rolls, which display images on the left-hand screen. An industry first is voice-annunciated diagnostics and alarms, telling the operator which alarms are active. (630) 585-5800 • www.ptiextruders.com
Processing Technologies, Inc.
2655 White Oak Circle Aurora, IL 60504
Phone (630) 585-5800 Fax (630) 585-5855