Software development for automation system of section mill («SMS-group» company) has been completed.
The automation system is built on basis of PLC S7-400 and S7-300F and incorporates the following areas:
- billet transportation to heating furnace;
- hot rolling area (18 stands and trimming shears);
- cut-to-length area and cooling bed;
- cold shears area;
- piling area (4 sections);
- bundling and stocking of finished products.
SCADA WinCC 7.3 system with server-client architecture is used to handle and control the processing areas.
ibaPDA software serves the purpose of archiving the rolling process variables.