01 November 2012
Boulting Group, the multi- disciplined engineering solutions provider, has recently completed two projects on the AP1 Line at Tata Steel’s Orb Works, South Wales.
The first project completed the upgrade of the AP1 process section PLC and drives the second refurbishment and installation of a turret head edge trimmer, scrap chopper and all associated equipment in AP1 entry section.
The AP1 Line manufactures high specification grain orientated electrical steel coils for use in transformers and motor core/stator laminations.
The upgrading of the process section PLC and drives has replaced ‘old’ equipment and FIP Fieldbus communication with latest PLC and drive hardware and Profibus architecture.
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