Category: Industrial Automation

Siemens S7-300 automation cardboard factory gluing machine

The boss of a local cardboard factory called me, in 2006, to obtain a technical opinion on an old manual cardboard stapler machine. The machine was a really old project born in 1982 with an electro-mechanical control system. It was necessary to have not only the stapling functionality but glueing also. So I propose immediately, […]

Arduino Conveyor Belt Oil Skimmer

PROJECT INTRO This is the story of a cheaper Arduino Conveyor Belt Oil Skimmer project. A company involved in environmental oil disaster recovery and industrial filtration processes and a local train company had the needs to recover oil from the subsoil improperly drained down underground. Due to the instability of the oil level and quantity […]

Automatic Drilling Machine with PLC

The “Pertugiatrice”, an Italian slang name, is an Automatic Drilling Machine with PLC capable of high precision designed and realized on specific based needs. An Italian industrial company produces filters for a special application like water filtering and/or treatment for industrial liquids. The active element of filters is the filter inner body that is, essentially, […]