The next five years will see enormous growth in the area of labeling and coding machines. Demand for labeling and coding equipment is driven by increasing requirements for end users to provide seamless tracking of items for safety reasons. This particularly affects the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries.
End users need machines that require as little maintenance as possible. These machines must make it easy to replace worn parts and sub-assemblies.
B&R has the perfect solution for...
Rotary plate control
B&R offers highly flexible motion control solutions that are completely independent of the type of motor technology used – whether it's servo, torque or stepper motors. Thanks to Generic Motion Control (GMC), the OEM has the freedom to select the most appropriate actuator for each project. This ensures the best price/performance ratio every time, without requiring any changes to previously developed software. Compact servo or stepper motors, together with the ACOPOSmicro, cover the entire performance range required for controlling the rotary plate on a labeling machine.
Controlling adhesive film labelers
B&R's high-performance stepper motor control can achieve a linear speed of up to 100 m/min. Puller, winder and unwinder motors can easily be synchronized with electronic cam profiles, even in an open control loop.
B&R's packaging library includes functions for automatic roll changes with sensorless diameter calculation as well as predictive registration mark correction.
Aligning bottles and labels without a camera
B&R has developed a powerful image processing algorithm that determines bottle orientation without using a camera. Instead, a standard sensor is used to detect the bottle embossing. A standard X20 analog input module reads the analog data with a sample rate of 100 µs and saves the data in a buffer directly on the module. The algorithm then analyses the buffered data and calculates the required positioning movement for the rotary plate.
The entire alignment process takes less than 400 ms, including:
- Embossing / Image acquisition
- Data transfer and processing of the image algorithm
- Generation of the movement profile
- Rotary plate movement
Automatic identification of the adhesive unit
End users want maximum flexibility in production, which is why they continue to invest in modular, mechatronic labeling machines. The adhesive components must be transferred from machine to machine very quickly, a requirement for which POWERLINK was specifically developed. With automatic node detection and support for hot plugging as standard functions, POWERLINK allows fast and reliable changes without production stops for increased uptime and OEE.
1 µs 정밀도로 접착, 마킹, 및 폐기물 검출 가능
B&R NetTime 은 POWERLINK를 통해 실시간으로 고성능의 동기화를 제공합니다. 여러 인코더 위치 (실제 또는 가상) 및 분산 I/O 채널 (아날로그 또는 디지털)은 1μs의 정밀도로 동기화 됩니다.
이것은 슈팅 접착제, 제품마킹 및 폐기물검출과 같은 어플리케이션을 위한 고속 포장 기계에 필요한 디지털 캠 스위칭을 위한 외부 장치의 필요성을 없애줍니다
NetTime 디지털 출력 패턴은125ns해상도의 매우 짧은 최고/최저 시간으로 제어될 수 있습니다. 동일한 방식으로, 이러한 레지스트레이션 마크 또는 제품 검출 마크와 같은 빠른 입력 에지는 1μs의 타임 스탬프로 기록됩니다.
종합 기술 라이브러리는 자동시간/위치변환 및 데드타임 보상제공과 함께 위치 센서와 액추에이터간의 상호작용을 구성할 수 있는 간단한 사용자 인터페이스를 제공합니다
Running both power and data through a slip ring
Distributed control and drive components are often mounted on a part of the machine that rotates. These machines rely on a slip ring to connect the power supply and control voltage. POWERLINK and openSAFETY guarantee connectivity, not only of the control data at a certified rate of 100 Mbit/s, but also of the 24 V power supply and 750 VDC bus for distributed servo drives.
제품 안전 및OEE을 위한 통합 비전 검사
- Direct drives for carousel motors
- Stainless steel HMI panels with hygienic design
- Stainless steel servo motors with hygienic design
- Mechatronic machine design with distributed automation solutions
- X67 and X20 I/O modules
- Safe motion control and safe responses
- Low-threshold error detection in the 80 - 7 ms range
- Predictive maintenance: Integrated vibration signature analysis for condition monitoring
- RFID access control for machine operationOMAC PackML conformity
- SDM: Web-based diagnostics with an unprecedented level of detailThe ultimate solution for maintenance tasks
- On-site or remote access
- No training required
- No programming tools
- Low costs
- Efficient design