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Control systems

Polymer Handling

Automation systems to simplify operation, control, adjustment and monitoring of the operating parameters, resulting in increased process and operational reliability of the entire system.
Control systems for extrusion and compounding systems with melt pumps and melt filters.

The use of control systems

Central operation, optimized control and continuous monitoring ensure a considerable improvement in the quality of your end-product.

The maax® automation systems by MAAG guarantee optimal protection and operation of extrusion gear pump systems, melt pump systems and screen changers.

Solutions vary from automation to integration of melt pumps and screen changers into the extrusion line, upgrading coextrusion lines up to equipping complete and complex extrusion and compounding plants in the polymer extrusion industry. Do you need to retrofit your extrusion line? The maax® 3S is dedicated for this!

Advantages of our control systems

  • Simple and clear operation of the line start – and stop procedures
  • Increased productivity by saving recipes in parameter lists
  • Rapid and precise control of extruder and pump speed, depending on the application
  • Integrated temperature control of system components
  • Quick error detection by plain text messages
  • Scalable visualisation of various operating parameters in a trend display
  • Additional for maax® 100S/400S/600S: configurable system and hardware configuration
  • Remote access at any time
  • Dedicated system for backflush screen changers available

Technical data of our control systems

  • Siemens based PLC or industrial PC
  • HMI Siemens Touch       from 4.3” till 19”
  • Analogue input                up to 16
  • Analogue output              up to 4
  • Melt pressure inlets          up to 13
  • Melt temperature inlets:  up to 10
  • Temperature zones        up to 48
  • Up to 2 configurable control circuits (inlet pressure pump and/or second circuit)
  • Communication interfaces:     MPI Profibus and/or Profinet
  • Language change over
Suurmond supplies solutions to optimize your process and improve the quality of your end-product. Our specialists will be happy to advise you.

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Examples of application areas for our control systems

  • Extrusion
  • Compounding

Automation systems for extrusion gear pump and melt pump systems for the polymer extrusion industry – maax® 100S, 400S, 600S
Automation system for retrofitting in extrusion lines - maax® 3S

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Suurmond supplies solutions to optimize your process and improve the quality of your end-product. Our specialists will be happy to advise you.

Let’s talk!

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