Alpha Drives just completed a new upgrade of a very old panel performing cut lengths of plastic sheets . The panel had a basic setup, relay logic, and basic control with encoder and counter with an auto-reset .

Alpha Drives upgrades old Guillotine machine with New Siemens Control Panel
Alpha Drives upgrades old Guillotine machine with New Siemens Control Panel

Installed new panel with Siemens Simatic S7-1200, CPU 1214C, compact CPU, DC/DC/relay, onboard I/O: 14 DI 24 V

Siemens SIMATIC HMI, KTP700 Basic, Basic Panel, Key/touch operation, 7″ TFT display

G120 VSD 5.5 KW added to change the speed of the motor to improve the cut .

New Programmable IO link encoder.

The new HMI has added a lot more features importing orders and performing the batch requirements for the day ,providing production times ,batch counts , number of sheets to finish and warning for batch nearing completion as well as many other variables & adjustable parameters for the operator. 

Alpha Drives use E-Plan and all panels come fully certified & FAT tested with Documentation & wiring diagrams. If you have an old control system , machine or drivetrain that needs an upgrade call us on 057-8680800 or 077-7145967