References - cement industry

Migration of cement grinding mill

Migration of the complete process control system of a cement grinding mill during ongoing operation.

Control System:
6 x SIMATIC S7 400, CPU 416-3DP
1 x SIMATIC S7 300, CPU 315-2DP

Visualisation System:
PCS7 V8.1 with CEMAT V8.1

Network System:
Industrial Ethernet

- Prior to migration the old SIMATIC S5 control components had to be exchanged with current control components within a very short time
- Parallel operation of old/current process control system until all of the controls/plant parts had been updated step-by-step to the current PCS7 Version
- Prevention of prolonged downtimes or loss of production due to step-by-step migration/parallel operation

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2014 - 2015