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Project Profile

Industry: Mining

Plant: Moscow, Russia

Description: Multiple Sludge Filter Press, Control System.

Scope of Work

Design, manufacture and test of multiple filter press control systems, processing the sludge waste for the reclamation of precious metals. The control system consists of four S7-1500 PLCs, using Profinet communication protocol to provided fully automatic integrated control of the plant. Full package control, monitoring and status information is accessed via the main industrial PC touch screen, and the individual local filter press HMI displays.
Procedural data logging is provided by this system.

Major Components used:

  • Industrial Touch Screen PC
  • Three Operator Touch Screens
  • Four S7-1500 PLCs
  • Three 75kW Variable Speed Drives
  • Two 30kW Variable Speed Drives
  • Three 4kW Variable Speed Drives





The control panels are designed for operation in a safe area, located in an industrial plant equipment room. Door-mounted filter fans and exhaust filters fitted for dissipation of heat-losses in the control panels.