All the works after 1994 without few consulting examble, programs, mechanics and automation are digitally produced and documented. Instead of showing desing material, we hope that pictures of actual finished work is more informative.
We have 28 years experience of drawing with CAD, programming different PLC programs and developing computer solutions.
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General machine vision based machine reposition application to improve machine motion control where goal point offset will be shown by a pin needle marker.
Mains diagram for factory power distribution. System included an generator energy backup and two cross switch cabins for temporal power loss. Backup generator was needed allready in the start up because locals one transformer room renovation was delayed.
Power consumer point related energy calculation. In this project the fresh input air was heated with steam energy.
Orginal PDF document translation and orginal 'look a like' layout. Document size 67 pages. Translation from English to Finnish.
Crane user manual translation from English to Finnish language. Page layout as orginal but red outer frames added.
Crane installation, user and service manual translation 182 pages from English to Finnish language. Spare part document 80 pages. Page layout as orginal but red outer frames added.
For aluminium profile pre-treatment before profile powder painting. Main bridge recycled technology. Three applications with PLC programs, computer HMI and process control according customers requests. All in active use.
After checking transformer points the mains power nust be re-allocated so that production will run even if old transformers may have unwanted cut offs.
Automatical P&F powder painting line with standard conventional electric heated curing oven with IP-Combi zone to increase capacity and decrease powder pollination. Oven control by IUT/Sweden.
Automatical powder painting line with quick switch from high capacity painting to manual painting painting mode. Line, curing oven and all ellectric oven and conveyor designs. System start-up.
Russia electric power over 1.0 MW. Steam energy for input air heating. Prehandling line, 2 automatical powder painting lines. Building and yard renovations. Ventilation, power supply from 2 transformers. Office design by customer. Set up done with in 8 months time period!
Process control designs and electric assembly. With variating periods done production plant checkings brought out adjustments and service request.
New floor coated with chemical resistant coating. Crane track design. Crane was recycled to these new tracks. Pre-treatment tanks are also recycled but also two new tanks 8x1x2m^3 will be made.
Mechnaical design and dimensioning.
Parts were bought from a local bakery. From those componets and some extra parts we designed a new line. Every part were measured and documented.
A 'turn-key' project. All electric and mechanical designs by us. Conveyor built from an old bakery conveyor parts.
Recycled and remodified old conveyor supported from floor level which reduce flexibility. Pilar positions must be carefully designed. To the roof is was not allowed to fix any supporting elements.
From locally manufactured components was built a new curing oven.
Pick up and put down product reposition FI patent.
World's largest cruiser ships hoisting application evaluation and solution research. Picture center above passenger lift 'Central park' service crane assembled according to our proposal drawings.
Developed machine vision technology enables more safe lifting.
Studies how to improve lifting work safety, efficiency and motion control. Manuals and technical documentation in English language.
Mechanical details desing, middle heaven, layout, controls system design, conveyor electric cabin design, plc program design and programming, computer HMI programs, automatical quality data collection and intelligent interface for easy checking. Exhaust and fresh air input ventilation as well as powder exhaust main designs using existing machinery.
Cabin mechanical desing. Control and main power diagrams and component selections. Timer start and end of day. Curing oven with 3 electric heating units each 56kW. Ventilation control. Cabin from local manufacturer.
Bath and drying oven heating and chemical pump controls. Local cabin manufacturer. Delivery receive checking.
A large curing oven was built from scratch because difficulties to transport such large goods with reasonable transportation costs. Conveyor parts are new because high temperature. Main conveyor is recycled.
Curing time, station control, data collection and error detection. Curing time individual adjustments, time shifts, etc. Database SQL interface from every day system running.
Power supply over 1MW. Pretreatment line, manual line and autromatic Power & Free (P&F) powder painting lines. Process water cleaning by land lord.
Standard cabin construction for automated cranes and power and free conveyor lines. Cabin size should be minimized due production area limitations. Control power backup supply over 1/2 hour power electrics cut off.
Automatic diesel motor wet painting application with robotized painting. Manufacturer annual volume up 24.000 motors.
Automated power and free (P&F) conveyor simple HMI panel. Electric diagrams, mechanical costruction, connection to PLC and computer HMI. Two chains forward/backward, stop 1-5 open/close, mode selector Auto/Manu. Siliminium panel body for hard use.
Cabin nominal current 800A. Cabin locates on a maintenance platform. Local cabin manufacturer's delivery and type of protection
One bath heating and two drying station controls for aluminium dip pre-treatment with 9 baths. Chemical pump control with auto/0ff/manual selectors. Automatical start up for bath heating with fluid level control.
New factory layout required electric power outlets and machine power supply points.
New factory is ready to receive goods for powder painting. Power supply 1 MW. One automatical P&F powder painting line with automatical aluminium prehandling line.
Old factory where was established a new painting shop. Based on to our mechanical design a local company made a project and installed new tracks. Roof support was not allowed.
All mechanical and electric controller desings by us. A 'turn-key' project.
Recycled crane under way to rinse aluminium profiles. Rigid steel construction support previous known problems with vertical guides. Construction support a gage from swinging in a case of line emegency stop.
Existing 2.nd floor was removed to a a point seeing stair joint. Stairs designs to ensure safe entry to office.
CSF Schwaben track support fixed to adjustable I-beam support which makes track assy easy and accurate.
Our design and integration to crane technology. Ready gages and trolleys waiting production to start up.
Empty gage trolley waiting a gage from pre-treatment process. Oven construction by a subcontractor.
One active path heating with one drying chamber. All mechanical and electric designs. Local heating control components.
Crane capacity was increase 10-20 times from previous use. Design contructions were made to improve mechanical reliability and automation. From old crane was taken only technology which was evaluated probber working.
Pre-treatment tanks in position. Crane lifted to its tracks.
A simple guide to position product for automatic lift up. Inductive switch is reguired for loading activation and ensure start up.
Oven output and unloading area covered with a exhaust cap to reduce hot air and curing smoke disadvantages.
Patents US, CA, KOR Patent application technical evaluation and development in English.
Closed loop anti sway motion control system for material handling equipments. Sel teaching machine vision technology is robust and versatile. Technology bring vision to out door applications.
Asway principal drawing. Us Patent.
Full automatic diesel motor end assembly control system development with 5 colors. 24h data collection for quality control. Serial motor production with size of one unit. Escort memory control system, plc conveyor control and computer HMI. Production increased from annual motor volume of 10.000 unit to 24.000 units
Logic control system and inverters renewed. Added computer interface for easy interface respect to used old components. Orginal cabin apr. 1988. System is still in production.
Automatical diesel engine 5 color painting station conveyor and color change control panel. PLC control. Required color code received from control HMI computer which read escort memory tags before product enter to the painting station.
Rotary encoder (yellow) measures linear position where as double inductive limit switvh maesures vertical position in both crane vertical guides. Recycled and new construction support each others.
Korean language patent
Previous versions of data collection collected data to daily databases. All systems did not have SQL query based interfaces and results could seen with Excel.
Easy display view for crane boom reposition applications by setting pin point to needle start.
Escort memory data will be transfered to automatical painting robot interface (by SLS) with serial RS232 data communication. Technical application development and correspondence in English.
Flexible 2 palletizing robot database design for full automated palletizing. Database was not for customer use. SHIPMENT and ORDERS were customers interface between factory SAP system and palletizing robots.
Individual look a like image display to enable easy control to crane and process. Path orders, rinsing times, drying times may be pre-programmed and quicly sended to process PLC which controls process.
Basic function works following FROM WHERE TO WHERE x TIMES. If NC center is free for a new product, that will be delivered next. Otherwise system continue low priority tasks untill they are done. System was still few years ago in storage use.
Crane and material handling machine power and control system cabeling designs and project management including component selection, ordering and installation management.
Application designs to ensure good process control. Manual or automatic use of system. Direct voltage (380-400VAC) motor controls for simple applications. HMI application controls with SMS, PC, PLC, joystick, etc.
Powder painting standard required equal way to control quality. Added conveyor speed display by using smart relay. Inverter speed potentiometer used as speed adjustments. NOTICE: Customer request: application costs must be kept as low as possible.
Several production line data collection to ensure quality checks.
A wide range of experience of different kind of old PLC controls and inverters to ensure long term investment usability. Picture: Conveyor cabin error inspection and problem solving (CSF)
Belong to patent family FI103031. All correspondence in English.
Two Computer HMI and Siemens S5 PLC control table raw material storage. System ensure quick delivery and ever in order staying storage. Servers two NC-machine centers.
Cyclic repositioning with a automatized robot crane with pilar guide. Plot points are in XY-plane. Test design, control designs, result analyzing.
Diesel motor individual robotised painting program and wet painting color selection were controlled with escort memory chips. Escort memory also provide accurate product flow times for motor final insallation. Line was started with a production of 13.000 motors and updated up to 24.000 motor manufactured annually. Design, installation, development and upgrades.
Line was three times upgraded mechanically and HMI was upgraded as well. 24/7 data collection of all data, error documentation, individual product control, robotized automated wet painting with 5 colors.
Fixed manufacturer based PLC program and relay automation control errors. Developed controls to increase conveyor lines productivity.
Aluminium tip pretreatment line automated process control system. Control and power electric desings. Interaction with automated process crane. Alkaline wash, etching and Cr6+ coating with two drying ovens. Local control cabin manufacture.
Customer's application interface for recycled and redesigned powder painting line. PLC Omron. GUI Window NT-XP Old computer with P&F conveyor control HMI installed to a new local industry standard cabin. Computer program was originally designed on Windows NT /95. Programs still in production.
Cleaning system designed for chrome 6+ treatment. Chrome reduction 6+->3+, Ph-control and particle filtering. Waste water exit to local waste water chanal. Local control cabin manufacture.
Customers chrome free treatment did not work. Created new application with recycled equipment according customer existing cleaning system. Control and power supply diagrams, PLC program with computer HMI.
Recycled crane with improved stability to ensure automation. Old crane had problems to stuck in position because of false construction.
Typical system look a like HMI display to ensure line control. Tecnical documentation - electric drawings, mechanical drawings and Windows program documentation in English.
Design, wiring diagrams and project start-up. User interface for manual crane movements and temporal process adjustments. Mainly for crane service use.
PLC control and two computer HMI with SQL database control. Save expensive floor area with increased order.
Prehandling line using chrome 6+ treatment. Manual painting line. Automatic Power & Free (P&F) line. Process water cleaning system. Recycled units automatic crane, automatic P&F line and water treatment equipment but systems re-designed. Factory is still running.
A good production plant need for management and office personel safe and propper facilities. Fire protection, HVAC and electric designs must support factory.
Pre-treatment process control cabin design. Autocad drawing. Interaction with process crane.
Component deliverer based control system error detection and problem solving services.
Where limit switches may face hits or other unwanted situations. Replace and improve protection if it is needed. Mechanical construction designs to ensure long life.
Crane rinsing. Checking and inspecting if there is mal functions or should system be updated. Technical documentation in english.
Process crane function inspections, program adjustments and personel education. Tip gage, crane, service platform, electric (power and control) designs.
Ph-, Lf-, redox and chemical pump support. Used equipment reinstallations and project start-ups. Consulting: Ph-value too high, should be <2
Customers old crane control system modified and updated to fit with recycled automatic crane. Control and power electric diagrams. Instrumetation designs and component selection. Computer HMI interface to control process and crane values such stop points. Control cabin manufacture local Estonian company.
Steel construction designs for Line (yellow/red) and middle heaven (light grey). Line design changes taking in count pull nose distancies. Old and new conveyor parts used to enable conveyor re-cycling. Orginal line built 1988. Detectors changed to inductive type. Some old conveyor parts kept because customer request - link chain power unit. Line still in production use. Conveyor by Caljan DK.
Three stage electric heating for small quantity of aluminium profile painting.
Mechanical and electrical designs. Process start-up. 2 process path heatings and 2 drying positions. Week timer automated bath heating and off delayed drying functionalities. Component selections made based on local equipment available. Still in production.
All mechanical and electric designs. Two power supplies to enable production plant one high voltage transformer service/out of order. Orginal transformers were old CCCP ones. Still in production.
Control computer for automated pre-treatment line, crane and process water cleaning. Display (HMI) show all vital data at one sight. Computer do not store any process dynamic data. It stores e.g. dip order paths for different kind of materials. Local control cabin manufacturer.
Control pilar mechanical design. Electric wirings and system start-up.
Control and power electric diagrams. Inverter controlled input and output motor controls.
Old existing hoist recycled. Added vertical positioning toothband tracking with double input indcuctive encoder to count up/down position with old japanise IDEK plc which had only one counter input. Counter was used for crane positioning. Crane is still in used as designed.
To ensure rigid construction and reduce dust to drop down, conveyor lines are supported under rigid 'middle heaven'. Construction enables accurate track support construction.
Gage and crane design by us. Dry oven right by a sub constructor. Bath designs by the customer.
Recycled crane was added new mechanical structure to ensure better automation. Old recycled hoist.
Decel inductive switches, mechanically force action end limits and unload point safety limit switch. All steel constructions by us.
Curing oven time adjustment, speed control and stopper buffer adjustments. Because line is recycled, components were renoviert to ensure probber functionality. However new components give generally better functionality. Progran is still in production.
Project development from scratch to final system start up.
Two servo controlled robots control 22 pallets. 2 empty pallet positions. Escort memory controlled autonomic customer order palletizing. Factory control system delivered by SAP. All technical Windows program and solution development documentation in English.
Stage 1: Motor were before wet painted manually. We provide computer HMI (free of cost), plc and electric installations. Annual volume before system 13.000 motors. Later line was continued by final motor assembly facilities Stages 2 and 3 which included robotized 5 color painting with user HMI and quality data collection 24/7 and analyzing system.
Self learning anti-sway technology base document. First full size crane technology proof of concepts were successfully made 2011-2012. International negotiations in German and English language.
Typical sway motion will continue if we do have any tool for detcting sway motion. At picture center from yellow line automatical anti-sway is switched on which remove sway motion. System works with any size of material handling equipment.
Several conveyor line automation, control and cabeling works. Turn key projects from design to line start up. Technical development when production require changes: mechanical, component or programming up dates and development. Old type relay automation control support.
Studies to improve construction industry lifting work safety, efficiency and better motion controlability.
To improve working safety and machine controls we have made product development to increase material handling productivity, safety and to provide new working tools.
Dairy basket storage and automated washing application. Storage area clear floor. Turning unit ball bearing ring which saved height and increase turning accuracy.
Two core sizes D184/306mm. Scissors lift designed for long goods. Vacuum gripper. 1 to 4 cores lifted according factory order. Two computers in network. Easy robot change. Control places are locating where actual production ~ control distance 150m. Computer HMI with accurate individual working time documentation. Old previous system did not work. System designed using the old removed system base dimensions.
Problems to be solved: 1) 15 seconds/one box, a'20kg 2) low headroom Solution: Fixed pilar at both sides of belt conveyor. Lift one layer and fill belt conveyor according transfer speed. Customers control system.
3 Dimensional XYZ portal robot patent FI-US patent. Basic for over hundred of automatical matrial handling systems globally.
Lifting guide was invented during Computer-PLC communication development project (1985-1987) to enable crane resposition for low room space. Application for kitchen raw material door lifting application development from scratch.
1. palletizing robot were was solved increasing product weights and numbers. Sugtion system developement, pilar hoist with internal built pneumatic hoisting zylinder and tooth band drive system. Computer HMI with fluent pallet positions - Notice: No fixed storage points, positions centers were teached by driving crane above storage center.
Computer program used for quick selection of crane I-profile main girder profile. Manual and electric driven cahin hoists and for standard an low headroom wire hoists up 10 ton capacity. Lists were still on designer's desk few years ago! Program developed with IBM XT.
Cruiser machine room and work shop electric powered hoisting applications. Three bunker stations special low head room cranes. Special application was piston and crank shaft storage application.