For optimized loading, DYNATEK has released a new automation package for its articulating and shuttle loading systems that controls loading conveyor positioning and material conveying in truck or railcar loading applications.
Encoded motors, a PLC, I/O, and programming are provided to control conveyor positioning, conveyor start/stop, the load spout hoist, and material supply to the loader.
To accommodate truck and rail car positioning variances, a control pendant is used to position the loader for “load start.” Once in position, a pendant pushbutton or an HMI command is then used to start the automated portion of the loading process. All loader movement and conveyor operation is controlled by a PLC program. Once loading has been completed, programming instructs the loading conveyor to automatically move to a safe “home” or “park” position to wait for the next load-out requirement.
DYNATEK Loading Systems, North Prairie, WI 888-853-5444 www.dynatekloadingsystems.com
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