Category : HMI
Project : BRS CSP
Description : HMI developement
Year : 2016 - 2017
Customer : Big River Steel Inc. - USA
Platform : WinCC
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BRS CSP HMI


Project Target:

The main target of this project was to design and program parts of HMI (Human Machine Interface) according to the customer's order. The project included also the commissioning at the end custommer, optimalization and additional modifications. Last but no least part was to provide the technical support by means of Service portal (remote desktop connection).

Project made for SMS Group GmbH GERMANY

Technical data

- Platform : WinCC (Win, Win Server)

- Technology : Compact Strip Production Mill

- Hardware : Server, Redundancy server, HMI clients

- Communications : TCP/IP, ODBC, RFM, SQL

- Number of external tags: 52257

- Number of internal tags: 42405

- Number of tags : 94662

Overview screens:

Screens that are collecting all important information for operators or maintainance staff at one place.

Hydraulic screens:

Screens of hydraulic system supporting oil for hydraulical movements.

Stands control screens:

Screens showing status of all controllers of movements in each rolling stand.

Roll change screens:

Screens showing roll change sequence step by step, conditions to execute next step, data of incoming roll set, status of movements, status of roll change drives...

Material and coil tracking screens:

Screens showinng positions of rolled coils and positions of material head and end.

Cooling control screens:

Screens with status of cooling valves and information about cooling amount for each part of rolling mill.

Down coiler screens:

Screens showing the status of the down coiler.

Exit section screens:

Screens showing the status of exit section for transporting the coils from the rolling process.

Drives screens:

Overview of all drives of rolling mill, switching them ON or OFF.

Diagnostic screens:

Screens for diagnosis to see the status of each part of system.

Error screens:

Screens with errors and warnings overview and posibility to filter them for better investigation of problem.

Master systems data exchange screens:

Screens handling data exchange from and to superior systems.

Technical support:

The technical support by means of the remote desktop and service portal during the sharp production. The remote control technical support allows fast reaction in case of production troubles and rapidly decress eventual financial losses.

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