McGoff-Bethune Systems. Extrusion, Blow Molding, Ovens, Heat Treat.

Systems Integration

Our systems range from small panels with single-loop temperature control to fully implemented PLC and MACO systems including panel and operator interface stations. Below are examples of systems which we have provided.
Heat control system
This project was for a portable mold heat control system.   It included 72 zones of heat control with prefabricated cable and mating connectors on the mold.  Cables were provided for thermocouples and heat power.  A 12" touchscreen operator station with web browser interface is included.  

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Extruder Control
This project was for an extrusion control system.  It included 20 zones of heat only and heat/cool temperature control, pressure monitoring, and motor start/stops with permissives.  

It included a 6" touch screen operator station plus a web browser interface available through the plant network.  

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extrusion control
This project included two major control systems on a new line, one to control the extruder, and one to control the coater.  The customer is a major manufacturer of foam products in Washington State.  McGoff-Bethune provided the complete system including hardware, design, electrical panel, and start up services.  The customer provided construction services through his contractor.  The control system was based on the Barber-Colman MACO 5000 extrusion control system. 
draft control system
This small project included a NEMA 12 enclosure for a draft control system.  The draft pressure transducer was mounted in the enclosure.  The draft controller was mounted on the door.  The design, configuration, and enclosure were provided by McGoff-Bethune as the assembly shown.  The customer mounted the enclosure, wired and tubed the unit.  We provided startup assistance. 

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