P3 Automation mixer system goes on and on!

David Tye

One of our mixing systems that was installed in 2010 has now produced
13,682 x 10 Ton Batches of Fabric Conditioner
• Producing 136,824,168 Liters of Fabric Conditioner
• Which will have filled a whopping 182,432,224 Bottles (750ml) of Fabric Conditioner

Sharing Our Experience

David Tye

A Siemens S7 basic training course has been successfully been presented at our Chorley office to one of our Clients, covering all the basics from creating a projects, writing code and fault finding. The course was tailored to their specific needs using code examples from the sites equipment. Contact us to see if we can help with your training requirements.

DGM Upgrade

David Tye

Working for the newly formed Prima Group in Manroland Goss, we provided commissioning and software services to upgrade a shaftless DGM web offset printing press at Action Printing in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin USA. The press has three DGM 440 units, two DGM 1030 Folders, with Jardis Reelstands, infeeds and web guides.
The upgrade involved replacing the GE Fanuc PLCs with Allen Bradley Compact Logix controllers, whilst retaining the Profibus Wago IO, and indramat Diax04 drives and PPC controllers.
For information on Press Controls Upgrades Please Contact us.

Control Panel Building

David Tye

Ready, Steady Build.
Steve has been a busy few weeks building another of our standard 18.5Kw Soft Start panels for a vacuum pumps for Hexpol TPE.
Utilising a Siemens Soft Starter and Allen Bradley Micrologix PLC, these control panels give flexibility and control to Hexpol for their process.

Controls Upgrade Management and System Commissioning USA

David Tye

Starting Printing Press Conversion, Number 5 of 5 presses.
As part of an Ongoing Contract we are working with ManrolandGoss, we are providing our conversion management and commissioning services for a large press upgrade project in New York, USA.
Replacing the old Goss Colorliners MAC and DRINK controllers with the latest B&R X20 PLCs, and replacing ten Allen Bradley 1336 150HP AC Drives with the latest Allen Bradley Powerflex 755 AC Drives.
For information on Press Controls Upgrades Please Contact dave.tye@p3controls.com or a.glover@p3controls.com

Hydro Generator Service Visit

David Tye

A day out by the river at South Esk.
Providing our services for an Electrical Service inspection of a 100 Kw Hydro generator, inspecting, testing and cleaning the control panel, drive and generator. The Hydro has now generated 604MWh of clean renewable energy, and after the service will continue to add to this total for many years to come.
For further details on our service visits please contact us.

Commissioning Of A Caustic Dosing System

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The Caustic Dosing System is an add-on to our mixing and batching system which allows the operators to add a caustic liquid into 8 of their 10,000Kg mixers safely. It accurately measures the liquid by means of Endress & Hauser flowmeters.

Conversion Of KBA Printing Units

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Working for Harland Simon, we provided our conversion and commissioning services to convert two KBA web offset printing units located at the Desert Sun Newspapers in Palm Springs, USA. The conversion involved removing the KBA/ABB   KT98 controllers and DC91 IO modules on CS31 bus,  and replacing them with Allen Bradley Compact Logix controllers and Point I/O.

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