IBG
Route Projects

Postnet Suite 20, Private Bag X9, Melville, 2109

tel:  
+27 83 256 1859
fax:  
+27 86 501 9057
email:  
[email protected]
url:  
www.solidsmetrix.com

Core business offering: Materials handling expertise in bulk solids and liquids. Equipment to detect, verify and measure quantity and flow systems to dose, feed, fill, discharge and convey solids and liquids. Design and build of automatic handling systems.


Gardelli, P.
Engineer
Autonomic
(Sole Agency)
Matrix
(Sub Agency)
Precision Transducers
(Sub Agency)
Section - Computers & Software
-Applications
- Operator interface
- Soft PLC
- Virtual instruments
-Datasharing
- OPC clients
-Language
- PLC languages
-Network communications
- TCP/IP
-Operating systems
- QNX
- Windows CE
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Alarms
-Integration into MES and ERP systems
-Number of I/O points
- Unlimited
-Number of PLC or I/O drivers
- 64-640
-Operating system
- QNX
-Redundancy
-Reports
-Standalone version available
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Communications
- Fieldbus
- Proprietary
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Functionality
- Adaptive gain
- Auto/self tuning
- Cascade control
- Logic
- Maths/calculations
- Pattern/profile
- PID/PD
- Ratio control
- Scaling of I/O
-Inputs
- 0/4-20mA
- mV/V
- RTD
- Strain gauge
- Thermocouple
-Number of loops
- >16
- 1-16
-Outputs
- 0/4-20 mA
- 0-5V
- mA/mV
- Pulse
- Relay contact
-Panel size (mm)
- 150x150
- 24x48
- 48x48
- 48x96
- 72x72
- 96x96
-Visual display
-DCS
-Entry level DCS
-Networked controllers
-Flowmeters (type)
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
- Mass
- Solids
-Automatic dispensing systems
-Batching
-Belt scales
-Blending
-Check weighers
-Density
-Drum filling
-Impact plate
-In-motion
-Loadcell
-Weigh bridges
-Analog I/O
- 1-16
- 17-64
- 65-256
- 257-512
- more than 512
-Digital I/O
- 1-16
- 17-64
- 65-256
- 257-512
- more than 512
-Display
-Multiprocessor
-Networking organisation
- Host-to-PLC link
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
-Networking
- 20 mA loop
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- PLC-to-PLC
- Proprietary data bus
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
-Programming
- Diagnostic software
- Documenting software
- Function block diagram
- High level (C, Basic, etc.)
- IEC 1131
- Ladder diagram (relay logic)
- Logic diagram
- Sequential function chart
-Scan rate less than 1µs per step
-Scan rate less than 1ms per step
-Scan rate more than 1ms per step
-Loadcell
-Mass
-Strain gauges
-Converters
- mV/current
Section - Services & Systems
-Contractors
- Maintenance
-Programmers
- DCS
- PLC
- scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- Factory automation
- Process control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-mV simulators/calibrators
-Strain gauge simulators/calibrators
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