Control & information systems

Vavedt is offering complete control and information systems for efficient and safe furnace operation based on state-of-the-art PLC and PC technology.

For optimal furnace operation:

  • Electrical control
  • Slip control and monitoring
  • Integrated Carbon Control
  • Automatic data logging
  • Raw material handling

For optimal raw material handling:

  • Automatic batch queuing
  • Differential overshoot compensation
  • Automatic moisture correction for raw materials
  • Multiple setpoint selection
  • Furnace hopper zone correction
  • Carbon controller integration
  • Automatic restart in case of equipment failure
  • Report system including shift, day and week consumption
  • Historical report system

Gas cleaning plants
The control system for bag filter and powder treatment contains the following functions:

  • Automatic filter start up and shut down sequence
  • Automatic handling of extreme temperature and pressure values
  • Main fan automatic gas flow and power control
  • Automatic cleaning sequence for filter bags
  • Automatic cleaning pressure control system
  • Fully automated dust transport from filter hoppers to silos
  • Powder densification systems

Common control system features

  • Multiple, integrated operator stations
  • Integrated alarm system for all processes
  • Flexible, graphical trend system and historical logging.

Plant information system integrated with control system:

  • Material control from reciept to shipment
  • Consumption and production handling
  • Analysis handling of raw materials and products
  • Yield calculations for process
  • Cost and budget measures for process
  • Integration with other management systems

Basic modules

  • Material recipes, production and sales
  • Analysis management
  • Operational data system
  • Down time analysis

Optional modules

  • Statistical process control
  • Advanced query and report system