Project Case Studies
CASE STUDY 4
Safety System UpgradeAn innovative solution to ‘breathe new life’ into a safety system that was difficult to operate, fault-find and maintain.
Client: Australian Paper, Maryvale
Project Title: Updating old safety systems to comply with current (AS4024) standards.
Project Brief: To provide a cost effective, easy to operate safety system on refurbished equipment that is AS4024 compliant.
PB Automation has been asked to provide a new system, that is a cost effective, reliable and easy to operate alternative.
- PBA is presently delivering a new solution that is based on the use of a single safety PLC. This solution will provide for all the safety aspects required on the machine.
- The existing safety system was difficult to operate, fault-find and maintain.
- The new safety system addresses each of these aspects by means of a structured and consistent electrical design,and software design. It provides operating and fault status (and location) to the operators by means of graphically displayed information on an HMI touch panel.