The control system, among other things, contains:
- Low-level control subsystem, built based on distributed PLC controllers responsible for the control of individual subsystems,
- High-level control subsystem – central system controlling subsystems and providing user interface,
- Diagnostic subsystem – consisting in z distributed temperature and pressure sensors, allowing monitoring the cycle parameters and diagnostics of the sintering process - detection and location of potential problems.
FESTO company, in their “trends in automation” magazine, published an article describing the cooperation with GeniCore company in the field of innovative sintering devices and application of Festo CECX-X-C1 PLC in the PPC device as well as the closest plans of the GeniCore company in entering on the global market.
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