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Cemex – Cement Facility DCS Upgrade – New Braunfels, TX

Location: New Braunfels, TX

Matrix PDM provided design, engineering and commissioning support services for a complete retrofit, as well as replacement of existing obsolete control system hardware for an entire cement production line.

The facility planned to double its capacity through a new kiln line expansion, and the existing Bailey Infi90 DCS wasn’t capable of accommodating the additional I/O required.

3+
miles of trunk wiring
33
individual ControlLogix subpanel assemblies
4
ControlLogix PACs

Scope of Work

  • Tight start-up timeline and successful on-time completion
  • Selection of ControlLogix PA C platform, supported by Rockwell Automation
  • Greater system reliability and increased communication speed
  • More than 5,000 digital and 1,000 analog I/O
  • Thirty-three individual ControlLogix subpanel assemblies were designed for retrofit into the existing panels
  • Four ControlLogix PACs were used for control of the entire process line
  • Complete facility control system fiber optic network design of 24-fiber trunk wiring, spanning more than three miles
  • Fifty-seven individual I/O racks used to collect and control the process

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Bevan Houston
Phone: 918 281 6036
Email: bevanhouston@matrixpdm.com

Human Resources
Phone: 888 898 4473
Email: pgriggs@matrixpdm.com

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