AutoPilot4Feed - Advanced Control System
Hennessy Electrical Solutions is the sole distributor for AutoPilot4Feed in Australasia for DSL Systems.
AutoPilot4Feed is a process control and information system designed specifically to provide automation of feed and grain plants. This includes the intake and transfer of raw materials, blending and mixing of batches, pellet press / extruder control and bulk outloading / packing. Click on a menu option above for more details on each area of plant control.
It is simple and intuitive to operate yet provides highly sophisticated techniques to optimise production and allow unmanned operation where possible.
AutoPilot4Feed is fully configurable and built from a number of modular blocks to control the required areas of production. The system is fully scalable and can be configured for the smallest to the largest of plants. It may be used to control one area of a plant initially and then extended as circumstances permit. Many modifications can be made remotely to the system while production is running. Advanced users can even perform some modifications themselves.
The system is based on one or more standard Microsoft Windows 7 Pro PCs (Microsoft Windows Server for bigger systems) and readily connects to most common PLC and IO systems e.g. Mitsubishi, Allen Bradley, Siemens, Telemechanique, Wago, Pamux Opto 22. Redundancy is built in by using a second standby PC. Support is available 24 hours a day, 364 days per year. Data is stored in an open but secure SQL Server database.
Comprehensive management information is recorded and is accessed using online viewing programs or printable reports which may be customized using the Crystal Reports package. All data is stored in an open SQL Server database.
AutoPilot4Feed has additional options to help further improve the efficiency of a plant including full traceability, bar-coding, order scheduling, moisture measurement, manual weighing, maintenance scheduling, email, power monitoring, driver operated modes, office integration, bagging and Pocket PC facilities. Extensive management information is provided and is accessed using on line viewing programs or printable reports which may be customized using the Crystal Reports package. All data is stored in an open SQL Server database. The system may be integrated with many types of commercial systems including SAP, BMS, CAL, Format International, Pegassi, FMS, Perito, Agris and Microsoft Dynamics AX.
AutoPilot4Feed has additional options including French / Spanish language, full lot traceability, bar-coding, order scheduling, manual weighing, maintenance scheduling, email, power monitoring, driver operated modes, office integration, bagging and Pocket PC facilities.
In summary, AutoPilot4Feed is a comprehensive, advanced, configurable and simple to use control system to help you get the most out of your mill.