Heating control system

controls up to nine heating elements

  • Heating control system
    Heating control system

Siemens Industry Automation Division expands its offer for heating control systems with the compact Siplus HCS3200 system. In its rugged, totally enclosed housing with degree of protection IP65, it is protected against dust and dirt and can therefore also be mounted outside the cabinet near to the heating elements. The connections for up to nine heating elements in the mid power range up to 4kW and for an external fan are easily accessible at the bottom of the device.

The areas of application for the heating control system are primarily distributed applications with a high degree of protection, for example the production of PET bottles, in which preforms are heated or the drying of coatings for wheel rims in the automotive industry. The enclosure concept combines all functionalities in a single device and reduces the space requirement compared with a conventional assembly with individual components by 50 percent.

The heating control system also provides detailed and intelligent diagnostics functions. This enables faults in the heating process to be located faster, thus increasing plant availability. The system is also integrated into the TIA environment and can easily be integrated into existing automation systems with Siemens components. Configuration can be performed quickly and simply via STEP 7 or the TIA Portal.