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 dana logo OEM Dana South Africa
  Customer Compuscan Industrial Automation
  Product Toyota 640 Differential Line
  Control System: VB6, VB.net, Microsoft SQL ,Siemens S7-1500 PLC, Profinet interface to devices and Ethernet interface to HMI.
  Scope:

Turnkey Project including conveyors for transfer from one station to the next. New facilities include the Pinion Nut Torque, Run out Machine, Torque to rotate test stations and End of Line checker. Process security on the line including data logging and data base creation.

 

 

 

 

OEM Ford
  Customer Dana (Uitenhage, SA)
  Product T6 Axle (Ranger Model)
  Control System: VB6, VB.net, Microsoft SQL, Siemens S7 PLCs.
  Scope:

Process control implementation on the Axle Shaft manufacture process by interfacing to 4 machines to lock the process until parts are verified by fixed mount scanners.

 

OEM Ford
  Customer ATW (Dana)
  Product Ford T6 Rear Axle (Differential)
  Control System: Siemens S7 300 PLC, Profinet interface to devices and Ethernet interface to HMI Re-programming and commissioning of the assembly line to achieve cycle time.
  Scope:

- Process security and data logging.
- Extended onsite support for ramp up phase.

 

OEM VWSA
  Customer Atlas Cop-co (VWSA PDI Hall)
  Product Assembled Vehicles
  Control System: PC with 3 remote interactive monitors , VB.net, Microsoft SQL, BLM Classes Atlas Copco.
  Scope:

Manufacture, installation, programming and commissioning of a system to facilitate the retightening of the door latch bolts using Atlas Copco wireless torque wrenches and result display on remote interactive monitors.

            

 

 

 

OEM Cummins
  Customer Benteler (Alrode)
  Product Volvo exhaust components
  Control System: Siemens S7 300 PLC, Profinet interface to devices and Ethernet interface to HMI. VBA, Siemens WinCC Flexible, Microsoft SQL.
  Scope:

Turnkey production line consisting of 4 facilities and 1 test facility to form, calibrate and test the exhaust inlet assembly for Volvo commercial vehicles with data logging and visual SPC.

 

 

OEM VWSA
  Customer VWSA Engine Plant
  Product EA111 Engine
  Control System: Siemens S7 300 PLC, Profibus interface to devices and Ethernet interface to HMI
  Scope:

Turnkey production of automated facility on EA111 engine assembly line for synchronous tightening of the sump bolts (20 tightening spindles), process security and data logging.

 

OEM VWSA
  Customer Grupo Antolin
  Product VW250 Head Liner
  Control System: Siemens S7 1200 PLC with Ethernet interface to HMI.
  Scope:

Manufacture, installation, programming and commissioning of control system to facilitate the preparation of the headliner before pressing.

 

OEM Ford
  Customer Faurecia Interior Systems (Pretoria, SA)
  Product Ford Dash Boards (Ranger Utility Vehicle)
  Control System: VB.net Compact Framework, Windows CE, Microsoft SQL, Beckhoff Soft PLC.
  Scope:

Process security for Milling / Drilling machine, Welding machine and Torque facility. Each machine has a scanner connected to a 6 inch Windows CE touch panel running a Beckhoff Soft PLC. An interface on the panel communicates instructions directly from the machine and also communicates database information from the ERP platform. Each dash board is validated against the ERP platform which advises the operator what to do. Full machine control is capable from the panel.
Special protocol has been developed to communicate with a Desoutter CVI2 Electronic Bolting tool to control and extract information from the airbag bracket bolting operation.