Intro to MFET Conveyor System Fall 09

Intro to MFET Conveyor System Fall 09 - MFET 243 Automated...

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MFET 243, Automated Manufacturing I 8/24/2009 Intro to The MFET Conveyor System 1 MFET 243 Introduction to The MFET Introduction to The MFET Conveyor System T.E. Kostek Fall 2009 The MFET Conveyor System – General Layout DL2 DL4 DL6 TL Panel Trunkline (TL) DL1 DL3 DL5 Dropline (DL) (1 of 6) Transfer zone (1 of 3) 2
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MFET 243, Automated Manufacturing I 8/24/2009 Intro to The MFET Conveyor System 2 Common Dropline Equipment – Every dropline has: ± Bi-directional conveyor section ± Desktop PC (Windows XP) ± Allen-Bradley VersaView HMI (Windows CE) ± Allen-Bradley ControlLogix PLC ± Adept electric robot Bar code system (two scanners 3 ± Bar code system (two scanners) ± RFID system ± Patch panel ± Dropline panel (PanelView 300, pushbuttons, etc.) ± PLC stack lights Other Dropline Equipment – Not located at each dropline: ± Pneumatic robots ± ± Fanuc electric robots ± We have three Fanuc robots ± 4 Currently located at droplines 1, 3, & 4 ± Emco machine tools ± 1 lathe, 2 mills
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MFET 243, Automated Manufacturing I 8/24/2009 Intro to The MFET Conveyor System 3 Conveyor System Components – 1 of the 6 Droplines Dropline #3 5 Conveyor System Components – 1 of the 6 Droplines 6
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8/24/2009 Intro to The MFET Conveyor System 4 Conveyor System Components – 1 of the 6 Droplines PS4 TRANSFER ZONE PE1 PE6 PE7 PS1 CLAMP (Home position) PS3 Break #1 Break #2 Photo eye #1 7 RAM (Home Position) PE2 PE3 PE4 PE5 PS2 MOTOR (MTR) (Note: Shot pin device not shown) Dropline Conveyor Components - Photo-eye and Product Stop The product stops (PS) are wired to PLC outputs. Product stop goes down when its corresponding PLC output is switched Photo-eyes (PE) are wired to PLC inputs. PLC input goes
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