Case Studies

Controls & Automation

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Keeping motion and logic separate

This builder of liquid filling machines maintains its belief in a motion controller that is separate from the PLC that governs a machine’s logic.
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Optical electronic sensor passes with flying colors

When this packaging machinery OEM was asked to integrate sensors that would verify accuracy in labeling, the CVS2 was part of the answer.
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PAC brings glue application under central control

Tray packing machines are no different than all the other equipment in the packaging machinery universe. To be suitable for today’s marketplace, they must be flexible enough to offer fast and easy format changes.
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Minimizing downtime

Component and system diagnostics on this vertical form/fill/seal system help ensure that buyers of the machine will keep unplanned downtime at bay.
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HMI adds functionality to printer/applicator

Compact Flash Card that plugs into the port of an HMI helps obviate the need to run drops to every printer/applicator in the plant.
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Amcor upgrades on safety

At Amcor’s NSW beverage can manufacturing plant, an innovative integrated safety control system helps fast-track a safety upgrade while simplifying operation and optimising efficiency.
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Servos bring speed and more

Single-head capper now operates at 45/min instead of 25. Closed-loop feedback brings added benefits.
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Industrial PC brings controls benefits to high-speed tray former/sealer

Capable of 600 packs/min and featuring an advanced clean-in-place capablility, this thermoforming machine is big on interoperability.
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Controls are key to high speeds

An in-rack PC that plugs right into the backplane of this combination weigher’s main processor brings bagging speeds to 170/min.
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Self-lube bearings bring smooth motion to vf/f/s machines

A special polymer injection-molded with dry lubricants blended in is at the heart of the self-lubricating bearings used on these machines.
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Completing a controls upgrade

Shrink wrap machine manufacturer maximizes machine design flexibility with centralized PC-based controls and industrial Ethernet.
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Controls package optimizes machine performance

A combination of three-axis servo motion control and an integrated controller enhances speed by reducing cycle times on this flexible f/f/s machine.
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Integrated packer gets new breed of modular servo controls

Three-in-One case erector/packer/sealer is the first to employ iSH servo modules. Benefits include simplified mounting, reduced component costs, and smaller controls cabinet.
SERVO INTEGRATION. K2 milled the labeler's bottle table (above) to accept these quick-change modular servo cartridges that contr
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Servos bring flexibility to re-engineered labeler

Integrated servo motor/drives on the rotating carousel of a 12-station labeler permit nearly limitless bottle size changeovers.
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Overwrapper gets an upgrade

Mechanical linkages are gone as a multi-axis servo controller, receiving discrete I/O from the PLC, governs eight axes of motion.

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