Batch Automation

The SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system offers a solution for all requirements of discontinuous production: Use the SIMATIC BATCH software package to implement even the most complex batch processes effectively and at reasonable costs.


Operating modes for recipe processing

According to requirements offers SIMATIC BATCH different Operating modes for recipe Processing:

  • PC-Mode: execution of complete recipe logic in the batch server

  • AS-Mode: execution of unit recipe logic in the automation system.This operation mode is advisable for production processes with very fast step changing times. The AS-Mode offers the improved deterministic during execution of a batch as well as enhanced availability of the batch production.

  • Mixed-Mode: parallel application of PC and AS modes in one batch

Server- or Controller-based execution of recipe logic