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Batch controllers for batching multiple ingredients

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The batch controllers, available from Accuweigh Load Cells, Industrial Scales and Weighing Systems  provide automatic and manual control for filling eight ingredients including cements and polymers. Based on a Ranger 5100 batching indicator and mated with a PLC, this batch controller accurately fills each of the required ingredients into the travelling skip which is mounted on industrial load cells.

The batch controller also controls the operation of the mixer, transfer screws and the discharge of materials after mixing is complete. The batch controller is panel mounted into a dustproof Rittal enclosure which also contains all the associated switches, interlocks and selection switches required for the automatic operation and the full manuals over-rides for each function of the batch controller.

The Ranger 5100 batch controller has automatic in-flight adjustment for each ingredient and provides extensive batch reporting for each batch run; including target weight settings, actual batched weigh and weight variances for each ingredient. The batch controller also provides daily/shift production reports as well as full material usage reports for each ingredient.    

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