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Innovation in Wood Industry Machinery: A Comprehensive Overview of Custom Solutions.

In the ever-evolving landscape of the wood industry, precision, efficiency, and reliability are paramount. Leaders in crafting tailored machinery for the unique needs of wood processing have continuously driven advancements. In this blog post, we delve into the intricacies of specialized equipment, shedding light on the sophisticated technologies that power these operations.

amd’s services in the wood processing industry enable companies to have more flexibility in implementing innovative solutions and expanding their business.

The Power Behind the Machines:

SEW-EURODRIVE Motors and MOVITOOLS MotionStudio:
At the heart of this machinery are SEW-EURODRIVE electric motors, a testament to the company’s commitment to quality and performance. The choice of motors is crucial in ensuring seamless operation, and SEW-EURODRIVE has consistently delivered in the demanding wood industry environment. Complementing these motors is the sophisticated MOVITOOLS MotionStudio software, enabling precise control and optimization of the equipment.

EMOTRON Saw Motors:

For the specialized task of sawing, robust and reliable EMOTRON Saw motors provide the necessary power. The focus remains on efficiency and durability, ensuring a smooth cutting process for logs and planks.

SICK Sensors:
SICK sensors play a pivotal role – whether it’s analog or digital, inductive or laser, or ultrasonic sensors, SICK’s products contribute to the accurate detection and monitoring of materials throughout the wood processing stages.

FESTO for Hydraulic and Pneumatic Control:

The backbone of control systems relies on hydraulic and pneumatic equipment from FESTO, ensuring precise and reliable material movement through various stages of the production line.

The Brains:
SIMATIC S7-1500, TIA Portal, and SIMATIC WinCC:
SIMATIC S7-1500 PLCs and TIA Portal:

Companies rely on the industry-leading SIMATIC S7-1500 PLCs, controlled and configured through the intuitive TIA Portal software (V17). This combination provides a robust foundation for automation, allowing for efficient troubleshooting, error resolution, and software modifications to meet customer-specific requirements.

The Human Machine Interface (HMI) aspect is seamlessly integrated using SIMATIC WinCC, offering a user-friendly interface for operators. Whether displayed on SIMATIC HMI Panels or PC units running WinCC Runtime, the interface ensures ease of control and monitoring.

The Tasks at Hand:

From Troubleshooting to Commissioning:
Tasks range from electrical and process troubleshooting to software modifications and HMI program edits based on customer needs. The creation of new function blocks for mechanical devices and data manipulation demonstrates a commitment to customization and adaptability.

From Office Preparation to On-Site Commissioning:
Meticulous planning starts from scratch, including PLC program creation, using provided schematics and risk plans, hardware configuration, HMI preparation and on-site implementation. Comprehensive documentation and operator training ensure operational efficiency.

In the competitive realm of wood industry machinery, innovation drives advancements, shaping the future of wood processing. A commitment to excellence and expertise continues to pave the way for tailored solutions and technological integration, ensuring continued evolution in this industry.

amd in the wood processing industry.
Several amd employees are on project assignments across Europe for a leading machine manufacturer in the wood industry and independently and permanently implement the activities described above in PLC programming as well as in the installation of the components described. If you would like to benefit from our experience in the wood processing industry, please feel free to contact us.


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