Siemens S7 – Control system upgrade

Improved process control and productivity


Three reasons for choosing Siemens S7 control system upgrade

1.

Extended machinery lifetime

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Improved quality control

3.

Production efficiency

Control system upgrade


The S5 control system used in ESU machinery until 1998 has become obsolete. Getting spare parts is difficult, and in some cases, even impossible.

The new control system S7 is now available as a retrofit for old machinery, offering an excellent opportunity to improve process control and productivity. The new features in the user interface give detailed information on production parameters and process flow feedback.

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Lippert Components, USA

#automation #automotive #automotive glass #bending #CHAMP #CHF #glass bending #glass tempering #Matrix #reference #safety glass

Tim Widner at Lippert Components in the US is sharing his and his team's experiences working with the Glaston glass processing machinery. "The new equipment has been a great addition to us. We are able to one-piece flow our raw material through our line, hands-free. No humans come in contact with the glass until it is fully tempered and at the end of the process."

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Press Glass Inc., U.S.A.

#automation #flat glass laminating #glass processing #laminating #ProL #reference #safety glass #upgrades

Since establishing their presence in the US through an acquisition, Poland-based Press Glass has continued its brisk growth based on the same values that make it the #1 glass fabricator in Europe and the UK. The company’s latest US investment is a Glaston ProL convection control upgrade at its Ridgeway, Virginia, plant.

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FLACHGLAS, Germany

#automation #iControL #reference #scanner #upgrades

“We feel investing in upgrades is a good opportunity to get better energy consumption, better process quality, longer machine running life – and save money. Our oldest Glaston tempering furnace has been producing glass for over 30 years, a good example of machine durability and quality!” says Martin Werner, Technical Manager at FLACHGLAS Wernberg GmbH.

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