Controls: Modular Control Package For Extrusion
Said to offer precision control and complete open PLC functionality in a scalable modular form.
The E+PLC400 Modular Platform Solution with E+HMI150 reportedly delivers precision control and complete open PLC functionality in a scalable modular form. Billed as ideal for all extrusion applications and available from Eurotherm, Ashburn, Va., the E+PLC controller takes advantage of CODESYS, a leading platform which provides a proven, efficient engineering tool.
Control and visualization are built in the single integrated development environment (IDE), reducing the time and cost of implementing a system, which is said to make it an excellent tool for creating custom solutions for end user and OEM applications. An exclusive feature is built-in Modbus/TCP communications drivers to Eurotherm’s EPack. This allows these two controllers to work together providing what Eurotherm calls best-in-class control and diagnostics.
E+HMI150 touch screen operator interface panel offered in a 13-in. model is ideal for local or remote monitoring and operation of the process.
Here are some tips and techniques for extruders and injection molders to refer to when using CFAs.
A lot of things must be in place to achieve what I like to call efficient extrusion.
And as with all sciences, there are fundamentals that must be considered to do color right. Here’s a helpful start.