Turning Time . . .

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OH ± Time study: May 2004 in Milwaukee. assembly and wiring ‡ Independent System Integrator ± Time study analysis ‡ Jim Rice. WI ‡ Why was it done? ± To determine the savings related to engineering. All rights reserved. Mechanical and Industrial Engineering . mounting. a traditional PLC and separate drive controller solution ‡ Who conducted the study? ± Specifications ‡ Independent Consulting Engineer ± Drawings. Marquette University ‡ When and where was the study done? ± Assembly: April 2004 in Cleveland. wiring and programming Copyright © 2005 Rockwell Automation. layout. Professor. 2 . Inc.Independent Study ² Control Panel Build ‡ What was studied? ± Control panel build for a three axis gantry system ± Comparison of Rockwell Automation solution vs.

Inc. All rights reserved. .What equipment was included? ‡ Rockwell Automation ± ControlLogix L63 ‡ Traditional Panel layout ± ± ± ± ± ± Siemens S7 PLC Profibus card Indramat Motion Controller SERCOS Siemens input module Siemens output module ± M08SE SERCOS module ± ControlLogix input module ± ControlLogix output module ± Kinetix 6000 Servo Drives ± Cables ± Disconnect ± Line Interface Module (LIM) ± Indramat ECO Drives ± Cables ± ± ± ± ± ± Disconnect Fuse blocks Terminal blocks 2kVA transformer SOLA 24V power supply Contactor 3 Copyright © 2005 Rockwell Automation.

4 . Inc. All rights reserved.Building the Control Panels ‡ Rockwell Automation ‡ Traditional Panel Layout Time Lapse from Start to Finish 2.5 times longer for competitor Copyright © 2005 Rockwell Automation.