Customer: Hydro Aluminum N.A.
Machine: 1675 Ton Wean United Aluminum Extrusion Press
• Replaced SSI linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs) with Ethernet-based MTS Temposonic
• Replaced SoftLogix computer with ControlLogix processor and replaced DHPlus with Ethernet IP
• Replaced PLC5 with a Flex I/O rack controlled by the main PLC over Ethernet IP
• Replaced older proprietary HMI with FactoryTalk View SE Station
• Benefits of finished upgrade: troubleshooting is easier through Ethernet, increased reliability, better performance (higher resolution of press position), program structure is easier to modify if needed
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