Developed code in Studio 5000 utilizing UDTs to fully automate control on five (5) stamping presses, enabling job selection from the DCS system, handshaking with Fanuc robots, and integrated line safety with individual press safety for zone control!
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The Test and Adjust Phase for a Client’s New Theme Park
Pacific Blue Engineering was hired by a large Parks and Resorts client to assist with the test and adjust phase of a new resort and to provide a Sub-System Controller (SSC) for a separate attraction. The primary objective of these projects was to provide on-site service to test, debug and edit controller software and wiring...
Client Success Story: Controls Separation to Improve Electrical Safety, Process Utilization, and Eliminate Product Scrap
A large nutraceutical company hired Pacific Blue Engineering to separate control systems for the encapsulator dryer line. In nutraceutical pill formulation medicine containing an omega fatty acid is encapsulated in gelatin and the pills are then transferred to a drying process. At the time of the project, both the encapsulating process and the drying process...
Improving OEE/Uptime with a PLC-5 Conversion to ControlLogix
A large cosmetic manufacturer hired Pacific Blue Engineering to migrate a PLC-5 control system to ControlLogix. The PLC-5 system controlled a critically important water batching process and without it, the plant simply could not operate. The main problem with the existing PLC-5 control system was obsolescence and its failure would shut down the plant. In...