The SA Power team has carried out the complete press line upgrade which was required due to old equipment breakdown.
Even with the Covid 19 crisis, the SA Power team has been able to implement and complete this with the short turnaround time required by the customer.
All electrical panel design, build and installation has been carried out by SA Power.
The motor control was achieved with the Lenze i500 inverter and Lenze i950 servo inverters.
The visualization and control was with Emerson hardware, Codesys software and visualization.
Extensive development has been done by SA Power on recipe systems as well as machine OEE reporting.
This is all part of SA Power Edge – Future development – https://sapower.co.za/edge-control/
Safety systems are Pilz with ErtherCAT communication enabling visualization of safety status on the HMI.
A successful project carried out under challenging conditions.
A large part of the support and commissioning was with remote support from around the country. A true test of our remote support capabilities.
Well done to the full SA Power team for making this possible.