Batch Master 3 Control Systems

Your Key to Top Productivity and a Better Bottom Line

The hallmark of Global Glass is Batch Master 3, an integrated batch control system designed and manufactured to provide continuous uptime.

The BM3 System was originally developed to operate effectively in the rugged industrial glass manufacturing environment. Global Glass has refined and updated the system to meet increased regulatory requirements to ensure product quality. With the BM3, every phase of production can be precisely recorded and documented, from raw output to the final product.

With systems available for every furnace filling configuration and batch charger design, BM3 offers multiple levels of control, from ‘hands free’ to operator-initiated manual operation. By providing total integrated control in a single enclosure, BM3 allows manufacturers to increase efficiency and effectiveness while collecting production records required to maintain regulatory compliance.

The system is fitted to operate seamlessly with other Global Glass components, and in the event of loss of communications, provides automatic backup control redundancy to the master control system to which it is normally slaved.

Benefits:

  • Low maintenance cost
  • Continuous operation in any environment
  • Automatic collection of production records
  • Faster, more precise operation and control
  • Increased flexibility/expandability

Features:

  • Modular free-standing or wall-mount enclosures
  • State of the art programmable logic controllers
  • Color touch screen HMI’s for ease of use
  • Variable speed motor drives with in-line bypass
  • Automatic process control signal following
  • Full motor protection circuitry
  • Internally transformed single phase power
  • Automatically redundant DC power supplies

Installation Options:

  • Single or multiple charger configurations
  • NEMA 12 rated enclosures
  • Available in UL, CSA & CE Compliant
  • Computer programmable controllers
  • Expandable I/O
  • Remote computer interfacing
  • Enhanced versions to incorporate batch wetting control and glass level control
  • Inter-system communication via discrete I/O or data highway
  • Customization to meet specific requirements

Controls:

  • Positioning and timing programmer
  • Batch Master 3 control panels for multi-charger installations

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