Drum dryer

New automation and control system for a used drum dryer incl. big-bag station, integrated CIP cleansing, air intake system and extensive safety functions for plant and personal protection. Engineering and delivery of the complete control system, as well as installation, software development, commissioning and training.

Control system:

  • SIMATIC S7-300, CPU317F-2 PN/DP

Operating and monitoring system:

  • WinCC V7.0
  • 2 x Single-position systems
  • Operating and monitoring system for automatic and manual modes

Bus systems:

  • Industrial Ethernet:
    • Communication with the subsystems supplied by third parties
    • Connection between the PLC and the operating and monitoring system
  • Profibus:
    • Local connection to decentralised peripheral equipment

Noteworthy aspects:

  • Key transfer system for the protection of personnel
  • The customer was involved in the design of the operating and monitoring system during the planning and development phase