Electrical and Automation Systems

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Products and Solutions

SMS group's Electrical and Automation Systems are perfectly geared to the technological and operating requirements of your plants.

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Production rate optimization

Your benefits

  • Optimized process control
  • Higher production
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Closed loop coating control

Your benefits

  • Optimal coating thickness
  • Homogeneous coating thickness over the whole cross section 
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Innovative line drive control strategy

Your benefits

  • Surface defect prevention
  • Protection of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • High line availability
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Calculation of relevant set points as a function of the material,
coil tracking, and generation of production reports

Your benefits

  • Optimal process with best product quality
  • Maximum production
  • High production flexibility 
  • Detailed overview of the production process

Plug & Work

Many customers around the world have already benefited from Plug & Work for more than 100 new plant and modernization projects. Our references prove that Plug & Work ensures a much earlier return on investment than conventional approaches.

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Plug and Work - Testfield Ma'aden

Operation and visualization

The operator – at center stage

Our ergonomically designed control stations support the activities of your operating personnel. Included here is our new HMI system which guides them intelligently through the process.

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We develop strategies to ensure your production continues throughout alteration or modernization work. Compared with conventional methods, they give you more effective protection against failure, shorter commissioning times, steeper run-up curves, and an early return on investment.

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Our Electrical and Automation Systems division also supplies all the equipment you need for energy distribution and drive technology. All this ensures you benefit from low investment and operating costs due to minimal power losses, plus compact design and low maintenance.

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Available from our X-Pact® Level 3 system are all the tools required for planning and manufacturing all production processes in metallurgical plants and rolling mills.

For further information please check our brochures in the Download section

X-Pact® PQA

Product Quality Assessment

PQA (product quality assessment) is a quality management system for centralized recording and evaluation of measurement and process data along the entire process chain. You'll enjoy these benefits:

  • More effective process (in the individual production facilities and along the entire process chain)
  • Superior product quality
  • Lower production costs
  • Higher yield
  • Better complaints management
  • Fewer complaints
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Learn about our plant technology covering the entire process chain for the production of high-quality metals.