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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 67318600, Entry date: 03/05/2013
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Faceplates for the Visualization of Sentron PAC Power Meters for WinCC Runtime Professional

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Task
The power meters of a plant are usually directly installed in the control cabinet and therefore difficult to see for the operating staff. The measured values are to be visualized at the control station so that they are easily to be seen.
An additional option is to archive the energy data or to process them in an energy data management system.

Solution
With the components of this application example, the "Sentron PAC3200" and "Sentron PAC4200" power meters can be visualized with very little effort.
The pre-configured faceplate ensures clear visualization - the "HMI data type" for the correct data structure.

Advantages
The application example offers you the following advantages:

  • Integration of the energy data into the control station.
  • The application of the WinCC faceplate technology allows multiple use of the existing block and thus the saving of resources.
  • With this application example you get the finished faceplate for free, thus reducing your in-house development.

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Documentation 
 
67318600_Sentron_PAC_WinCC_Prof_en.pdf ( 1246 KB )
Code 
Example project
67318600_Sentron_PAC_WinCC_Prof_Demo.zip ( 21121 KB )
Code 
TIA Portal library with faceplate and HMI data type (for integration in an own project)
67318600_Sentron_PAC_WinCC_Prof_Library.zip ( 1048 KB )

Additional Information

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Security Notice
Caution
The functions and solutions described in this article confine themselves to the realization of the automation task predominantly. Please take into account furthermore that corresponding protective measures have to be taken up in the context of Industrial Security standards when connecting your equipment to other parts of the plant, the enterprise network or the Internet. Further information can be found under the Entry ID 50203404.

Last Changes
First publication

Additional Keywords
Energy management, energy data, current, voltage, power, cos phi, phase shift, reactive current, active current, apparent current, apparent power, active power, reactive power, frequency

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