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The aim of this application was to upgrade and automate the process of mixing the raw materials to each silo to increase ease of use and efficiency for the customer. Initially, operators were required to control the process manually. This was labor intensive and required the operators to correctly time the incorporation of the raw materials and there was a responsibility to regularly check the flow rates.
Shriram Automation is a system integrator for Horner India. Read about how the Delta PLC in this application was upgraded to a Horner EXLW to ensure consistent and higher quality results each time.
This project took place in Italy along with our Italian Horner Distributor Tex-El and a local system integrator. It had a short implementation period of just 3 days. The application was using an OCS 500 10" which was 21 years old. There was a need to upgrade the system as this older model was being used to control the main process machine at the customer’s site and there was also a need for some new add-on controls which would have been more difficult and expensive to implement on this older unit.
The EVO Cleaner application by Envirologic, took place in Uppsala, Sweden. The main aim of this application was to develop the next generation of world leading high pressure washing robot for use in the agricultural industry, specifically in pig barns.
In the process of completing a large delivery to a major Asian Bakery, W&K-Automation GmbH has tackled the modernization of the "Petit Levain" small fermenters.
This application serves to dispose of fresh residual concrete and washout water from the Concrete production plant. The Horner product chosen for this application was the X7 Controller with Modbus I/O. The overall scalability, low cost, and the OCS All-In-One features of the X7 made it the perfect choice for the application ahead of its competition for the customer.