Line 2 Winder

Here is the finished web handling system we installed. Included, were a touch screen interface, vector drives for the winder and an Automation Direct PLC with touch-screen. for machine and heater control, We custom-designed software to allow the shift production totals to be accumulated for daily collection.

Finished Web Handling System

We even gutted the winder control station and reworked it for Delphi.

Finished Winder Control Station

And here is the old system. The winder controls were mounted on the winder station. They were phase controlled AC drives (not inverters). We eliminated a considerable amount of downtime with our retrofit! The analog DC drives, once state-of-the-art from Reliance, were replaced with new digital Control Techniques Mentor II Regen drives.

The Old Winder Control Station
Analog DC Drives