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29 October 2021

Mill Stand Drives optimization in Ontario, Canada

GERDAU Whitby, in Ontario (Canada), has contracted AIC North America Corp. for the revamping of the structural mill roughing stand drives in order to reduce downtime and boost readiness.

Brand-new n.4 ABB DCS880 drives cabinets for the Roughing stands and n.1 AC drives panel for stands 2-3 conveyors will be supplied, as well as PLC/HMI modifications to fully interface with the existing automation and control system.
Moreover, rougher stands and conveyors drive alarms and interfaces will be added on the existing HMI platform as well for visualization and diagnostics.

Remote support services and spare parts will be included by AIC from the start-up.

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