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The Cologne-based system manufacturer W&K-Automation offers individual solutions for raw material handling in bakeries and the food industry. This project was a development for a series of W&K products in bakery-technology. In addition to W&K’s well-balanced product portfolio in raw materials handling, REINI brand machines for baking tray cleaning are also exclusively manufactured and distributed.
CARDING MACHINE Using a host controller with two CAN ports Horner Automation supplies to an Italian textile machine manufacturer CAN connectable host controllers and I/O modules.
SARPI ThinkTech chose the Horner XL4 Prime-C112 to completely revamp their press filter application from an electro-mechanical cabinet into a fully automated cabinet. The main aims of this revamp included.: To Save time To increase the ease of use for the press filter To allow for communication using SCADA The XL4 Prime’s All-in-One solution, with the built in HMI and I/O’s made it the best choice for SARPI ThinkTech for this application. The colour touch screen, data logging, easy communications and native Modbus TCP protocol were more advantages of the XL4 Prime.
The main aims of this project were to create an automated carpet wrapping machine which could also measure the dimensions of the carpet and send that data of each carpet to a data base of the cleaning company.
71Brewing selected the Horner XL10 OCS along with SmartRail series I/O to control each of the brewing vessels in their brewery, monitoring temperature and pressure associated with each vessel. Use of SmartRail I/O rather than the XL10s inbuilt I/O allowed all I/O wiring to run to the back of the control panel for easier installation and also provided a cost effective way of implementing the analog input heavy I/O functionality.
Thanks to SIKO close partnership with a circle of customers from internationally leading machine manufacturers, that allowed SIKO to set standards for decades with innovative solutions for efficient format production when changing products, and Horner OCS capability to integrate in a All-In-One solution PLC, HMI, I/O and Network , a Complete Quick Size Change Solution compliant with Industry 4.0 requirements has been developed.