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Time-real control and supervision system of a pilot factory

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The mandate was to provide a control and supervision system for a biotechnology process pilot plant, focused on the field of therapeutic products in human health. Control and supervision had to take into account a research laboratory context, with frequent modifications and adjustments to equipment. In all, half a dozen bioreactors and related systems were to be included in the central control application.

The provided solution covering the real-time control functions consists of 5 APCs executing the ISaGRAF target under QNX 6. The inputs / outputs are connected to a remote module system under Modbus TCP / IP. This solution allows great flexibility when adding or modifying codes or new input / output modules. In addition, the PC Arc PcVue product was chosen and allows the easy integration of SCADA and HMI functionality required.

Realization specifications

Realization details
Scope of project
$ 50K - $ 100K
Year of realization
2014
Industries
Industries
Biotech and Life Sciences Industrial Computing
Application
Applications used
Acquisition de données Laboratory automation Plant automation Process control Measurement SCADA
Technologies
Technologies used
Software Industrial Programming Computers Distributed Control Systems
Locations
Regions of the world
Canada - Québec