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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 109757260, Entry date: 10/02/2018

SIMATIC S7-1500T RotaryKnife

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The standard application SIMATIC RotaryKnife as a part of the Converting Toolbox is based on the SIMATIC control system S7-1500T. It is providing standard applications for rotary knifes, eccentric sheers, e.g. for foil, metal, paper, cardboard, etc. Features: Motion profiles (constant acceleration, jerk limiting, polynomial, sinusoidal or combination), freely definable cutting profiles.

The standard application SIMOTION Rotary Knife was developed with the objective to design a flexible solution for cutting web material as e.g. paper, film or metal.

The standard application is based on the system platform SIMATIC S7-1500T and provides different Rotary Knife functionalities. The application includes a machine mode manager, the cam calculation, and print mark synchronisation. The application consists of libraries which can be integrated in the user TIA Portal project and also a complete demonstration project.


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