Polyester Plastic Film Line

About the Polyester Plastic Film Line

Large Film Line with Extrusion, Casting, Oven Stretching, Slitting, and Winding

Project Description

  • PLC and drive upgrade project to eliminate obsolescence and reliability issues as well as improve system safety features
  • Line extended over 600 feet and covered three levels
  • 1112 IO points with two main PLC’s and two remote racks
  • Programming control and coordination of 29 separate drives ranging from 2HP to 700HP
  • Project Value Range: $1M to $2M

Technology Utilized

  • Programmed in Siemens TIA Portal environment
  • Utilized S71500F processors and Profinet communications
  • Different Siemens drives were utilized to accommodate AC/DC and general purpose requirements
    • Included S120, G120 and 6RA80 platforms and ranged in HP from 2 HP to 700 HP

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