Control and monitoring systems - Consumption measurement
Control and monitoring (alarms)
A distinction is made here between different levels of control comfort. Simple control has no display and only offers standard control functions. Comfortable control and monitoring works with compatible modules and therefore permits various levels of operating comfort.
All system modules can be integrated into a network, i.e. the alarm message from the basic container then also appears on them display of the ink level control at the press desk. All displays are designed as touch screens and thus allow a very high level of operating comfort. Interfaces to in-house networks are prepared and can be integrated at any time.
The visualization of the tank systems is also realized via a color touch screen. All relevant information is displayed in a well-organized and easily identifiable way at the central control cabinet. In principle, any customer wish can be implemented in such a control.
Ink consumption measurement enables the ink consumption for each press to be recorded and displayed separately. Therefore the exact quantities of ink for each job are available and can be allocated directly to the individual jobs for calculation or costing purposes.
That means total cost accountability for each print job. Consumption recording is done via measuring heads integrated into the tubing at the press. A separate flowmeter is installed for each color.
The consumption is displayed on the control screen. Optionally, this can be integrated into the press control desk in combination with an additional line.
With certain prerequisites, it is also possible to connect it to an in-house network. In cases where the press is supplied with two different types of ink, the signals of the measuring heads are recorded and displayed separately.