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Controls and automation systems

Innovative operating concepts for efficient production planning

Modeled on modern communication media, new platforms with intuitive menu navigation and a new, clearly arranged visualization concept have been developed. With its advanced functions, the new control systems support efficient production planning and preventive maintenance intervals, and fulfill future requirements for connectivity with servers and mobile appliances. In this way, the prerequisites for comprehensive process data acquisition and evaluation are provided, fully supporting vertical integration according to the industry 4.0 concept.

Our offer:

New BCtouch UX control:
  • Your advantges:
  • Modern user interface recalls simple and familiar operating concepts of tablets or smart phones (i.e. multi-touch zoom as well as move and slide functions)
  • Ergonomic terminal system with swivel-and-tilt functionality on a 21.5“ landscape format multi-touch display unit
  • OPC UA interface for seamless integration into your smart factory
  • Smart services like preventive maintenance and uncomplicated
    remote support via internet / mobile networks
  • Full connectivity for mobile devices including messenger services

New BC Compact control:  
  • For standard applications
  • Your advantages:
  • High performance temperature control for optimal plasticizing processes
  • Energy and material savings with up to two gravimetric dosing systems (optional)
  • OPC UA interface

Proven BMC eco control:
  • For co-extruders or standard lines for the extrusion of small pipes and profiles
  • Your advantages:
  • Overview of all parameters, process data, alarms, as well as the process and system status
  • Software changes and online PLC trouble shooting via modem

Images of the various control options:

New BCtouch UX control on the new conEX NG extruder 
New BC Compact control on a twin screw extruder for window profile extrusion
The proven BMC eco control on a coEX single screw extruder for co-extrusion

Video by B&R: interview with battenfeld-cincinnati about the new BCtouch UX control at the K2016 booth