automation

As an OEM and integrator, Clemtex has designed machinery and control systems for our customers since 1992. Our field experiences provide the necessary knowledge to serve a variety of industries and applications.

Our focus includes supplying our customers with process control and instrumentation solutions utilizing PLCs, Drives, HMIs, and SCADA systems.

Automation services

Functional System Design

Process Integration

PLC & HMI Program
Development

Instrument Control Loop
Design

CAD – 2D & 3D Drawing
and Planning

Project Management

On-site Installation,
Testing and Training

On-site and Remote
Support

Areas of Expertise

Solids transfer and distribution

    Pneumatic

  • Dense phase and lean phase recovery of fluidized materials
  • Use of pneumatic driven vacuum producers, motor powered cyclones and air pressure vessels
  • Medias include powders and granular products (abrasive and non-abrasive)
  • Recovery/recycling and separation of particle size
  • Controlled transfer rate of material in a process

    Mechanical

  • Dense phase recovery of heavy material
  • Use of augers, belt conveyors and bucket elevators
  • Medias include abrasives, shot, metallic and non-metallic
  • Recovery/recycling and separation through screening, sieving and air wash

    Applications

  • Media recovery and/or metering for surface preparation
  • Inventory and dispensing of materials in chemical process areas
Fluids transfer and distribution

    Pneumatic

  • Pressure tanks (2 quart to 60 gallon capacity)
  • Diaphragm and piston pumps for fast distribution

    Mechanical

  • Gear pumps for precise distribution
  • Electric piston pumps for high pressure distribution
  • Peristaltic pumps for highest precision distribution

    Applications

  • Batch mixing processes
  • Precise coating of parts (spray booths and coating lines)
  • Precise coating of internal diameter tubes (pipe, stators, risers, etc.)
  • Inventory and dispensing of materials in hazardous areas
Motion control

    Pneumatic

  • Piston cylinders for lifting and clamping
  • 90deg actuators for valve manipulation

    Mechanical

  • Motor starters for 1PH and 3PH motors
  • Variable frequency drives for 3PH inductive motors
  • Servo drives for pulse and servo motors

    Technology

  • Limit switching with use of physical contracts, inductive sensing switches and photoelectric switches
  • Linear position feedback using incremental and absolute encoders
  • Vertical position feedback using incremental and absolute encoders
  • PID loop attenuation and drive speed control
Control system design, programming and integration

    Design

  • Custom designed to customers’ needs
  • Control panels and process instrumentation to meet area classifications
  • Touch-screen or push button controls
  • Detailed process and electrical drawings
  • Systems optimized with intuitive operator interface

    Programming and integration

  • Programming designed for easy system expansion
  • Turnkey field installation
  • Communication with other control systems
  • Optional remote and cloud connectivity
Process instrumentation

    Physical

  • Position - limit switches
  • Level – probes and float valves
  • Weight – load cell and stain gauge
  • Pressure – pneumatic and fluid measurement
  • Flow – Gear and paddle gauges
  • Temperature – Probe, thermocouple and thermowell measurement
  • Surface treatment – surface profile and coating thickness

    Touchless

  • Position – Inductive, photoelectric and laser
  • Level – radar and ultra sonic sensing
  • Flow – Coriolis and ultra sonic sensing
  • Temperature – inferred transmitting
  • Environmental – atmospheric dew point, temperature and relative humidity
Data collection

    Logging and reporting

  • Motor and process timers for life information
  • Process instrumentation values
  • Preventative maintenance reporting
  • Warnings and alarms

    Minsphere connectivity - cloud-based IoT solutions

  • Data visualization
  • Units and metrics
  • Built to be scaled easily and deployed quickly

Solutions