BATCHTRON II - customized automation, outstanding reliability
Get best value out of your new concrete plant by running it with the best controls. BatchTron is a
step ahead of other batch plant automation control systems.
Tailored to your operation, to run it the way YOU want. Unattended
operation - no operator needed in most plants - BatchTron can react to batch
calls from mud hopper sensors, demand stations or
Mobile Control tablet PCs.
- Eliminate expensive down time. BatchTron's PLC and touch screen gives you reliability that
just isn’t possible with computer-based systems. What is a PLC?
Eliminate batch weight errors and
wasted product with automatic self-tuning that keeps your plant at
peak trim all the time. Lots of other premium features too.
All the controls - all of them - are
right on the screen, making broken switches and loose wires a thing
of the past, and it can be upgraded on-line. So easy.
No scale indicators either, unless they are needed to meet
local regulations. The
scale displays are all on the touch screen, making it even more
reliable, and they’re all digital; no error between external
weight indicators and the control system.
The BatchTron control system doesn’t use Windows software
- it is guaranteed
freeze-proof. Unless struck by lightning, your PLC will
keep on running, no matter what.
Integrated functions include optional moisture
and slump measurement as well as batch and inventory reporting,
eliminating other controllers and giving better, more reliable
No fans, no inlet for fine dust.
Even the best filters let in the finest dust, which gets into the
connectors and stalls the system. We know the problem.
We don’t let it happen.
Available in wall-mount with touch screen or wall-mount controller with
destop operator console (shown above).
BatchTron concrete plant controls are the choice of large corporations such
as Hanson, Coreslab, Lafarge Construction Products and many others.
"A quick note to
let you know how happy we are with BatchTron-II; it's fast, easy to use
and can be customized for specific needs." - Aaron Wilson, Southern
Precast, Alachua, FL.
Touch and go
a formula, choose the batch size and press GO. It’s that easy to
make a batch. Everything else is automatic. Or touch a feed
button to feed aggregates into the scale. Touch the discharge
button to discharge the scale. Start or stop the mixer; on-screen
buttons allow individual
automatic or manual operation of every function, not just one AUTO/MAN
switch that forces you to run manually when a fault occurs. This
allows minor breakdowns like faulty limit switches to be bypassed
without affecting the rest of the system and keeps you running
automatically except for the one function that you bypassed.
Enter, retrieve, modify and copy
formulas from one memory location to another. Modify ingredients
or formulas on the fly. It’s fast, accurate and easy with
BatchTron’s touch keyboard.
to your operation
Do you have an automated batching
system with a full time operator who runs it day in, day out? Many
do, and they don't realize that they can save major dollars by setting
things up differently. At Scale-Tron, the first thing we want to
know is HOW you run your operation, and then WHY. This allows us
to plan a method for ordering your concrete the way you want it,
and delivering it to where you want it,
when you want it.
We work with you to plan a full automation system. How much savings
would this give in your operation?
Walgamuth of Akron Concrete bought his BatchTron in 1998 and it's 17
years old at the time of this picture. We are presently (2015) upgrading
it with a new PLC and touch screen, plus all the latest features.
"It's worked perfectly all these years" says Pat, "and all that's wrong
is the screen is hard to see." Maybe if they had cleaned it, even
that would not be a problem!
Akron's original cabinet, dirt and all, will house the new system.
The cutout on the door will be enlarged for the new screen but the PLC
takes up less room and will fit with room to spare.