classic | mobile
 

Search...

SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

 

Boiler control made efficient
July 2017, IS & Ex


Boilers are a necessity in cooking, canning, sterilisation and many other industrial processes. However, they can be very dangerous. Most boilers are fitted with mechanical dampers and valve control. This means that an operator has to be in constant attendance. Ana-Digi Systems has developed a boiler control system that takes control of the boiler without constant human intervention. The ADS-BCS effectively controls the temperature with PID control and the chamber pressure is monitored via analog sensors.

This ensures that consistency is maintained by automatically applying the correct coal feed with damperless forced air for effective burning rates of the coal. Studies have shown that savings are achieved in coal and electricity consumption when implementing this system. Also, the risk of unnecessary damage to the boiler is dramatically reduced. The system is also able to generate reports on power consumption, coal usage, error reporting and the operation data needed to determine the efficiency and maintenance schedule for the boiler.

The automation system of choice for the ADS-BCS is LSIS’s XEC-SU PAC with the new LSMV-S100 VFD. It has proven its worth in very hot and dusty environments at operating temperatures of 50ºC and up to 90% humidity without condensation.

Although the systems are enclosed in a dust-free panel, the LSIS systems are conformal-coated and thus can handle dust. This cost-effective system has been installed throughout southern Africa and there has been a highly favourable response from end-users.

For more information contact Ana-Digi Systems, 086 132 3334, sales@anadigi.co.za, www.anadigi.co.za


Credit(s)
Supplied By: Ana-Digi Systems
Tel: +27 21 914 9030
Fax: +27 21 914 9050
Email: info@anadigi.co.za
www: www.anadigi.co.za
Share via email     Share via LinkedIn   Print this page

Further reading:

  • Stay safe with SICK Automation
    November 2017, SICK Automation Southern Africa, IS & Ex
    Components evolve into ready to install safety systems.
  • Be safe by monitoring hazardous areas
    November 2017, IS & Ex
    Underground monitoring with the Sperosens SL2010 system The SL2010 telemetry system provides underground data collection and communication from the mine’s fibre-optic backbone to the control centre where ...
  • Remote operating terminals for Ex zones
    November 2017, Extech Safety Systems, IS & Ex
    Introducing a new and unique modular design concept, the MTL Gecma Work Station is a new generation of remote operating terminals for Ex Zone 1/2/21/22. The new modular workstation range addresses the ...
  • AS-i Safety at Work module
    November 2017, ifm Electronic RSA, IS & Ex
    The safe input module allows safety-related components without integrated AS-interface to be connected to the AS-i Safety at Work system, allowing 2-channel inductive sensors with electronic OSSD outputs ...
  • Becker Mining’s turnkey proximity detection systems
    November 2017, Becker Mining South Africa, IS & Ex
    Becker Mining South Africa provides turnkey proximity detection systems (PDS), as well as tagging and tracking and related communication systems, which comply with stringent mining health and safety regulations. The ...
  • Fortress delivers intelligent ­interlocks for Industrie 4.0
    November 2017, Deebar, IS & Ex
    Deebar has exclusively represented Fortress Interlocks for over 35 years in Africa and offer interlocking support for an extremely wide range of industrial applications, including power generation and ...
  • Trapped key interlocking
    October 2017, Deebar, IS & Ex
    Protecting people, industry and productivity.
  • Safe discharge and monitoring
    October 2017, Stahl Esaco, IS & Ex
    The most frequent cause of electrostatic charge in process plants is charge carryover when filling vessels such as fuel tankers, barrels, big bags or intermediate bulk containers (IBCs). An electrostatic ...
  • Brewing up a storm is an artform
    October 2017, Ana-Digi Systems, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
    Controls from Ana-Digi master the science behind the art.
  • New light curtain improves flexibility and safety
    October 2017, Rockwell Automation, IS & Ex
    As production processes become increasingly automated and robots play a larger role on the production line, manufacturers are looking for more ways to maintain and reinforce a safe work environment. ...
  • Emerson launches jar clamp for well integrity
    October 2017, Emerson Automation Solutions, IS & Ex
    Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the latest product within its polymer completions solutions range – the PolyOil jar handling clamp – for increased safety and well integrity. One key threat ...
  • Engineered fire and gas detection systems
    October 2017, Automation & Control Solutions, IS & Ex
    Safety is key in most spheres of life, more so in an industrial environment. Aveng Automation & Control Solutions is the local business partner for Det-Tronics, a global leader in fire and gas safety ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.