BatchTron, control systems with outstanding reliability.

The BatchTron series of batch control systems are full-featured, World Class batch automation systems that run your plant at the highest possible speed while giving the rock-solid reliability that you need;  freedom from worries that the control system will quit at a critical time.  The use of industrial PLCs and touch screens for batching, rather than domestic PC computers, gives all versions of BatchTron this legendary freedom from service calls and costly downtime.
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BatchTron control systems use PLCs and touch screens for ultimate reliability and freedom from Windows issuesBatchTron control systems are versatile and adaptable to all types of batch based or continuous processes where solid and liquid ingredients need to be batched and mixed in a timed sequence.  Concrete is the main application but you can also use it in bulk terminal controls, food, animal feed and any product that is made in batches.  Interruptions for hand-added or micro-ingredients and automation of associated delivery belts, flying buckets, hoppers and delivery stations  can be included at any stage.  Continuous blending based on flow rate, loss in weight or volumetric feeders, temperature control etc. is equally applicable.

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  • Mobile Control tablet computer gives you full control of batching from anywhere around the plant.
  • All the batch controls – all of them – are right on the screen, making broken switches and loose wires a thing of the past.
  • No scale indicators either.  The scale displays are all on the touch screen, making it even more reliable
  • All controls integrated into the desktop console or wall mounting cabinet – no loose cables and connectors to go wrong.
  • The BatchTron controller doesn’t use Windows software – it is guaranteed freeze-proof.  Unless struck by lightning, your PLC will keep on running, no matter what.
  • Extensive alarm messages;  every possible fault mode, including custom functions, generates a unique, numbered plain text message to allow fast correction.
  • BatchTron’s individual auto/manual control of every function allows you to continue batching until it can be fixed.

BatchTron I is a standardized low-cost batch automation system with many plant configurations selectable from its setup menusBATCHTRON I

With its new 7″ color screen this batch controller is a scaled-down economical version of the BatchTron II concrete batch plant controller with all the features and functionality of its larger siblings.  Handling up to 6 aggregates, 3 cements, 2 waters, 6 admixtures and 2 to 3 scales in “standard” plant configurations, BatchTron I is capable of controlling most ready-mix batching plants, with or without mixer, or small central mix plants for precast, block and paver production with delivery to a single station.  BatchTron I is the controller of choice when automating standard batching plants which can benefit from ease of operation and outstanding reliability.

Compatible with BatchLink Order-Entry Software, Demand Stations.

BatchTron II is a flexible and expandable control system for batching and related processes, with many plant configurations selectable from its setup menusBATCHTRON II

The 10″ color TFT touch screen has superb animated graphics that allow even first-time users to understand and control the plant with practically no training.  You can customize your control system  from the setup menus and if necessary we can add custom programming, to suit any type of  plant, with mixer delivering to multiple delivery stations via conveyors, chutes or travelling hoppers.  BatchTron II is ideal for batch automation in demanding high-production precast and prestressed concrete, block and paver plants where ease of operation and outstanding reliability can make a big difference to the bottom line.

Compatible with Mobile Control, BatchLink, Demand Stations.  Special versions of BatchTron II are in use in aggregate processing systems including wet-belt aggregate cooling and batch plant bin refill.  They are also used in bulk material terminals, handling unloading of trucks and rail cars as well as loading trucks with precisely weighed loads and printing of legal weight tickets.

BatchTron III has a bigger screen to allow for 2 and 3 mixer systems. Very flexible and expandable, it handles advanced automation of complex plantsBATCHTRON III

A 12″ color TFT touch screen is big enough to display two or even three mixers with ease, along with all the assorted conveyors, holding hoppers, delivery stations and special customizations.  For high production 2 and 3 mixer concrete products plant control systems, we can add a second screen for simultaneous monitoring and control of critical processes as well as the plant overview.  We welcome extensive customized processes and applications such as food and animal feed.  BatchTron III batch control systems are at home in critical batch automation applications where high speed and reliability are paramount, from large precast and prestressed products plants to high speed SCC and RCC production.  They are also used in large civil engineering projects such as dams and associated hydro-electric projects.

Multiple scales can be fed from pre-set groups of ingredients to multiple mixers by any combination of conveyors, skip hoists, holding hoppers etc.  Multiple waters and admixtures can be added in any sequence.  Many pre-programmed mixing sequences can be attached to formulas and automatically implemented, with delivery to any combination of chutes, conveyors, travelling hoppers etc. to any arrangement of delivery stations.

Compatible with Mobile Control, BatchLink, Demand Stations.