A Batch System Designed For Precast
OverviewNo two precast plants are alike.The MPAQ TouchBatch ™ system, with a PC-based Windows software and a PLC-based plant interface, has the flexibility needed to automate your particular plant configuration. It is a straightforward, open system that has the capacity to adapt to new tasks as your plant evolves and grows.
- Remote access via Web browser to all plant data: Q/C Log, Inventory, Jobs, User-Defined Custom Reports
- Unattended operation from plant floor using call stations to handle multiple jobs and mix designs
- Integrated mixer moisture control with individual mix design calibration to produce precise and consistent results for dry-cast, wet-cast and SCC concrete
- Built-in color batch control for 3rd party color batch systems
Control set — base/expanded
Base control set handles a plant with 1 mixer with 1 gate, 4 aggregate bins, 2 cement silos, 4 admixtures (metered), 1 water (metered), 1 aggregate scale, aggregate conveyor to mixer, 1 cement scale, cement aeration, vibrators on both scales.
Extra controls can be added as needed to handle up to 2 mixers with 3 gates each, 2 skip hoist, 12 aggregate bins, 8 cement silos, 12 admixtures, 2 waters, multiple aggregates scales, multiple cements scales, double feed gates (fast/slow), bin vibrators, multiple conveyors, bin indicator lamps.
|TouchBatch panel with manual backup, typical plant||TouchBatch panel, inside|
|Other systems: PLC CPU and I/O modules||MPAQ: Ethernet Interface and I/O modules|
Foley Concrete Products
Although MPAQ has two different software, one designed for Precast and another for Ready Mix, they can be used in any of the MPAQ batch panel produced since we started and can be updated to incorporate the latest features.
“ We trusted MPAQ for over 15 years and always had their quick support and a “can do” attitude. “