22 February 2017

AIC to supply new control system for Dividing Shears 3 of Ann Joo RM2, Malaysia

AIC has been awarded from the Malaysian CompanyAnn Joo Steel Berhad to design and supply anew control system for the two Dividing Shears #3A & 3B of its RollingMill no.2 in Prai Plant, Malaysia

The contract signed the last November is the starting milestone of the first job for AIC with Ann Joo and follows several projects recently accomplished or ongoing in Asia Countries, such as Philippines, Thailand or South Korea and allows AIC to continuously make its presence in Far East stronger.
The main equipment to be supplied are summarized in the following list:
- Design, manufacturing and test of DC Drives panels suited to command motors of Dividing Shears 3A & 3B, equipped with Nidec converters rated 850A each
- N°1 PLC cabinet suited to control the dividing cut, dividing cut optimization and cooling bed entry sequence. The control of the shears will be implemented with Siemens Simotion units
- Integration of the new equipment with existing iba platform
- N°1 new SCADA station with Siemens WinCC license
- PLC and HMI software development
- N°2 local control stations suited for maintenance control of the shears
- N°2 incremental encoders to be installed on the existing DC motors
- Engineering and technical documentation
- Equipment tests, supervision to erection, commissioning, training and production assistance

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