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Control system

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
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Examples of application areas for our control systems

  • Extrusion
  • Compounding
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Automation systems for extrusion gear pump and melt pump systems for the polymer extrusion industry – maax® 100S, 400S, 600S

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Automation system for retrofitting in extrusion lines - maax® 3S

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Pump Control System for extrusion line integration - PC

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Filter Control System for extrusion line integration – maax FC

Case stories

Dosing unit for an extrusion process

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Pulseless hotmelt adhesive dosing

Continuous filtration & dosing solution for hotmelt adhesive

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Dosing and mixing machine for new adhesive

Fluid handling

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