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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109740620, Entry date: 10/02/2018
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Equipment Phases for standardized automation of batch processes in the Chemical Industry

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The Batch EPH contain the SFC and CM instances for standardized start-up and operation of the plant section.

Introduction
The standardization of automation technology for process plants, e.g. in the chemical industry, is a major challenge. Different process steps and procedures, different equipment and flexibility in production make this task more challenging.
One solution is to structure the discontinuous plant according to the physical model of ISA-88 / IEC 61512. The lower four levels, i.e. plant, plant section, plant section and individual control unit, are specified here. A plant always consists of subsystems. The subsystems, in turn, can contain standardized equipment phases based on technical functions (Control Modules, abbreviated CM) and controlled via SFC. A technical function consists of both the user program and the physical setup.

This application example contains standardized automation functions in the form of Batch Equipment Phases, abbreviated Batch EPH, as Software. Typicals, which are provided as multi-project in SIMATIC PCS 7.

The following advantages result from their use:

  • Reduction of the skills required for application development
  • Reduction of the project planning workload
  • Standardized structures
  • High degree of standardization and thus reduced upgrade costs
  • Flexible structure and customization of partial automation solutions





Documentation and sample project for PCS 7 V9.0
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Ergänzende Suchbegriffe
Equipment Module, Modules, Equipment Phases

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