Process Control System and Data Network of a Sintering Plant

Keywords: Metallurgy, process control system, Schneider Electric, AutomationDirect
Software and hardware
Schneider Electric (Wonderware)
Customer’s Spheres of Activity
Exploration, prospecting, production, concentration, and processing of mineral resources; production, marketing and sale of nonferrous and precious metals
Project Description


Industrial segment of data-transmission network of sintering plant:
  • Acquisition, transfer of data from the local process control system of sintering plant with the help of Industrial Ethernet network equipment
  • Structured cable local network based on fiber-optical communication line
  • Separation of office and industrial segments of sintering plant local network on the basis of VLAN


Process control network of sintering plant:
  • Data acquisition, automatic control
  • Functional group control of electric drives
  • Data transfer to local network
  • Operator interface

Automated facilities:
  • Sodium hydrosulfite recovery unit
  • Central air intake
  • Gas cleaning
  • Sintering machines