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PLC Based Automation System for Proportioning of Raw Mix in Sinter Plant-2 under Modernization and Expansion Project of Bhilai Steel Plant

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Bhilai Institute of Technology Durg, India
  • 2Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai, CG, India

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 5, Issue (6), Pages 15-17, June,26 (2016)


The main objective of this paper is proportioning of raw material in Sinter Plant-2 (SP-2) to achieve required quality of sinter at blast furnace. The proposed work deals with proportioning and mixing of the raw material by a particular chemical analysis, which is required for sinter making. This is achieved through utilization of belt weighing system using load cells and controllers. In this paper it is envisaged how modernization techniques are used for sinter making. By implementation of the improved PLC based raw material feeding or proportioning system, Sinter Plant II is able to produce Sinter of consistent quality.


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