Tube Mill Drive and Control System - Chicago Electric


Categories: Control Techniques, Drives, HMI, Metals, PLC, Red Lion, Rockwell,

Tube Mill Drive and Control System

42-section AC vector drive system with distributed PLC and HMI; DeviceNet and Ethernet communications

— Complete roll-form machine control system for industry-leading OEM
— All AC vector drives with common-bus configuration for main motors
— Load sharing design of qty. (24) sections on common accumulator
— Absolute position control of (12) sections for tooling set-up
— ControlLogix PLC distributed in (6) locations
— Color touch screen HMIs in (3) locations




Los Angeles, CA


Qty. (5)—Emerson Control Techniques Unidrive SP; AC vector drives; 100 – 300 HP
Qty. (24)—Emerson Control Techniques GP 20; AC vector drives; 7.5 HP
Qty. (13)—Emerson Commander SK; AC vector drives; 1 – 5 HP
Qty. (12)—Fraba Posital absolute position encoders; DeviceNet communications
Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC with remote I/O; (640) total I/O
Red Lion 15″ color touch screen HMI; qty. (3)

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