October 23, 2017 | Reliance SCADA
ELKON is Turkey's largest manufacturer of concrete batching plants and, based on the annual production and sales numbers, one of the largest manufacturers in Europe.
In 2016–2017, Halıcı Elektronik implemented a system for the visualization and control of ELKON's concrete batching plants. It consists of the Reliance SCADA/HMI system and an ABB PM556-TP-ETH PLC.
The Reliance SCADA system allows, for example, selecting plant types and models, registering vehicles and companies, creating reports (inventory, production, dispatch, sales). For this purpose, a plant configuration wizard is available in Reliance.
Among other things, Reliance SCADA is used for the monitoring of:
Using the CODESYS OPC Server, the data collected from the PLC (mixer motor, instrument, and covering values) is transmitted to the Reliance SCADA system and the information from the plant configuration wizard is transmitted to the ABB PLC. The PLC automatically identifies and operates the working scenario in accordance with this information.
It is planned that many different concrete batching plants will be visualized and controlled by Reliance in the future.
The main visualization window
The plant configuration wizard – plant selection
The plant configuration wizard – pump selection
The control panel
Try the Reliance SCADA/HMI system on several example projects or download the installer of the trial version for free.
Visualization and control of concrete batching plants at ELKON
Halıcı Elektronik Ltd. Şti.
1 x Reliance 4 Control with 500 data points
CODESYS OPC Server