Retrofit of a powder coating plant

The company Weinisch Pulverbeschichtungen in Oberviechtach modernized its production facilities due to outdated electrical components, lack of repair service for defective components and a shortage of experts who can master the outdated programming languages.



  • Determining the current state of the installations
  • Collection of all existing circuit diagrams and control programs
  • Recording of missing information with the help of plant operators and on-site inspection


  • Circuit board construction with EPlan P8
  • Implementation of Step 5 programming into a TIA portal program
  • Conversion of the outdated Siemens S5 PLC with a decentralised I/O system from Phoenix
  • Contact INTERBUS-ST modules to a modern Siemens S7-1500 PLC with decentralised I/O system from Siemens Profinet ET200SP and renewal of the remaining electronics


  • Putting into operation on production-free holidays and weekends
  • Testing of all functions
  • Monitoring of production re-start
  • Support

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