Aluminum Slitting Line

About the Aluminum Slitting Line

An Aluminum Slitting Line with Brake Unwind, Slitter, and Center Winder

Project Description

  • Obsolete drive and PLC retrofit into existing panels
  • System had a combination of old Siemens S7200 and AB SLC controlling the line
  • Replaced old PLCs with single S7 1500 series PLC
  • Replaced outdated Siemens 6RA70 series drives with 6RA80 drives
  • 300 HP and 125 HP drives
  • Performed retrofit in a 3-day weekend window and commissioned the following Monday/Tuesday.
  • Complete turn-key package
  • Project Value Range: $100K to $300K

Technology Utilized

  • Programmed in Siemens TIA Portal environment
  • S7 1500 series PLC and Siemens ET200SP remote rack
  • Siemens 6RA80 4 quadrant DC drives
  • Profinet communications

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