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Automation solutions in the chemical industry

Mixing and batching operations of liquids and bulk materials in the chemical industry are a particular challenge for process control engineers. Diverse components and processes are integrated into a comprehensive automation concept which is enables maximum uptime, higher productivity and significantly reduced cost of ownership. KELLER IAS is highly skilled and experienced in this field.

Mixing plant for base materials for casting production

The Foseco Company in Borken, Germany manufactures base materials and additives for ferrous and non-ferrous foundry products. KELLER IAS engineered the process automation of the following operations: Filling station and platform scale, Mixer Feedex and Mixer ex-powder.
The control system applies to weighing and batching operations and includes customized KELLER software for recipe management and batch documentation as well as a PLC from ABB.

Mixing plant for printing inks

KELLER IAS supplied the automation technology for the batching and dosing equipment at Siegwerk Druckfarben GmbH in Siegburg, a German manufacturer of printing inks.
For fast trouble-shooting and easy maintenance, the systems were equipped with remote maintenance software.

Mixing plant for the production of synthetics

Alkor GmbH, a manufacturer of synthetic products in Munich, Germany, employs process control software supplied by KELLER IAS . We provided the automation for their batch operations and recipe control at a production line comprising 18 equipment components. Metering was carried out by a 1200 kg scale. KELLER software engineers paid particular attention to the fine resolution of the scale in order to accomodate the micro-ingredient feeder. The automation equipment supplied by KELLER IAS included the IM 62, a strain gauge amplifier as well as a high-resolution analogue input module for the PLC.

Chemical industry

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