The original controller was replaced with an S7 1200 PLC and TP 1200 touchscreen panel.It was programmed with a SIEMENS TIA portal using temperature control PID blocks to control heating and cooling of the extruder barrell.

We also replaced the DC drive on the main motor with a SIEMENS DC Master and retrofitted AC Drives and motors onto the feeders and the die faced cutter. The Unit was programmed and commissioned in accordance with customer specifications.