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Engineering & Integration of a PLC Control System for a Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

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Project description:

Digital Dynamics® helped a customer in the semiconductor manufacturing industry achieve substantial gains by providing engineering enhancements to their existing design. By integrating their PLCs with a new PCA interface in a single enclosure, we delivered a fully tested turnkey PLC-based control solution. By having DDI manufacture a complete integrated unit, the customer reduced their manufacturing time by five man-days. And, by improving the reliability of the cable connections, we significantly increased their MTBF and the overall reliability of their product.

Components of this PLC control system included 16 PLC modules, a large interface PCB, and an extensive array of interconnecting cables. Housed in a cold rolled steel enclosure with a brushed bright zinc finish, we fully assembled and 100% tested all DDI designed components before shipping the systems to the customer.

Our turnkey services, from design and development through to manufacturing and delivery, provided a process control system that set a new standard of performance. Contact us today to learn how our engineering expertise can provide the same benefit to your next project.

Highlights of this Semiconductor Industry Project

PLC Control System Capabilities Applied/Processes
Primary:
Design/Engineering
  • Interface Board Redesign
  • Concept Creation
  • System Integration
  • Programming
Manufacturing
Material Used
Enclosure is cold rolled steel, brushed bright zinc finish. Inside are 2 Printed circuit board assemblies + 14 PLCs
Features/Benefits
  • Eliminated in-house assembly for faster system integration.
  • Fully tested control system to speed up system integration.
  • Improved MTBF by improving reliability of the cable connections.
Components
PLC (programmable logic control) control system that included:
  • 16 PLC modules
  • A large interface printed circuit board
  • An extensive array of interconnecting cables.
    In process testing/inspection performed
    DDI designed electronics are 100% tested prior to shipment of finished units.
    Industry for Use
    Semiconductor
    Delivery/Turnaround Time
    6 weeks ARO
    Delivery Location
    San Jose, CA
    Standards Met
    Customer Specifications
    Product Name
    Integrated PLC Control System
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