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FEMC: FEMC: Piston fillers sport HMI

FEMC (Bedford Heights, OH) piston fillers are now equipped with Allen-Bradley programmable logic controllers and interfaces from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) that control nearly every aspect of the filler’s operation.

Pw 16725 Rockwell

The sealed, waterproof A-B PV-300 touch keypad has a backlit 128x64 pixel LCD display. An HMI retrofit upgrade kit for previously installed FEMC piston block fillers is also available.

FEMC fillers have an accuracy to 1/10 of 1% for products with viscosities ranging from aqueous to particulate-containing slurries. The fillers are designed with up to 8 dispensing nozzles, each nozzle capable of filling a maximum of 60 containers/min.

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