To reduce cost and ensure reliability, the customer was keen to automate the manually operated material handling system in its cement reclaimer plant.


  • Used Simatic Manager & Simatic Wincc SCADA 7.5 (Profibus DP & Profinet Communication)
  • Implemented systems using S7 400 PLC System
  • Identified wrong positioning
  • Used encoder for slewing and travel drive
  • Established third party communication to the customer DCS


  • Cost effective, reliable and safe operation
  • Installed a low maintenance system
  • A system with easy commissioning and diagnostic functions
  • Established wireless communication of operator control desk with PLC system
Cement Plant Automation – Reclaimer System