System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants

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System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants
System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants
System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants
System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants
System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants
System 800xA at Indian Cement Plants

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OVERVIEW

Chettinad Cement recognized that further efficiencies could be achieved in its cement manufacturing process. It looked to investing in comprehensive operational and control technologies to manage and derive productivity and energy efficiency gains from the assets on Line 2, their second plant in India.

Chettinad Cement as part of Chettinad Group is a major supplier of cement in southern India.

Chettinad upgraded Line 2 control system to ABB System 800xA, including the latest human machine interface. Drives, motors and transmitters were also employed to ensure safety operation and optimal performance. ABB gas analyzer was used to monitor product quality and nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur oxides (SOx) and other gas components compliance. The Knowledge Manager solution was used to manage production and quality.

Real-time tracking of people and assets, pressure status, air quality
M2M
Mature (technology has been on the market for > 5 years)
OPERATIONAL IMPACT

Energy Efficiency - The energy efficiency of production processes was improved, reducing production costs.

Installation Efficiency - Technicians are able to query instruments remotely during commissioning to confirm device functionality.

Remote Device Diagnostics - Real-time status reports enable maintenance personnel to remotely diagnose the status of a device.

QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT

Energy consumption was reduced by 10% due to the system upgrade.

TECHNOLOGY

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