MONTREL has developed
for REPSOL Refinery Fuel Truck Loading
Platform at Puertollano, a modern Automation System based entirely in
SIEMENS Process Control System.
The design is developed
as the needed complement to the Administrative Management System of the Plant,
being this a System that meets all the actual requirements of loading Tank
Trucks, such as the possibility of mixing different products and additives.
A Solution has been
implemented for the complete automation of the loading process, all within the
Simatic PCS7 environment.
Its main features are:
- Driver identification by
HID proximity cards.
- Control over the maximum
loading amount in each compartment of the tank truck, as required by ADR
(European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by
- Control via TCP/IP
communication of the performance of loading microcomputers.
- Determination of the
amounts of additive to be injected in the different tank truck compartments.
- Fuel discharge from
- Report generation
concerning the performance of the Loading Plant.
- Tax treatment of
- Automatic stopping and
starting mechanism of main product and additive pumps.
- Control of safety
interlocks of the loading process.
of signals from the various Engine Control Centers of the Refinery, via
Profibus optic fiber.
- Load control of supplied
products in volume and mass.
- Analog signals trend
characteristics of the products handled as well as the environment in which it
is performed, the facility is subject to ATEX regulations.