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A simple process at heart with complicated controls

Feed manufacturing is a really simple process: purchase raw materials, grind, mix, pellet if necessary and a compound feed is created. Sell the product against a higher price than the combined price of the total ingredients and the business is done. Today however, this process is unthinkable without a high level of automation.

This article can also be found at Feed Tech, volume 9, no. 6

Keywords: Feed processing automation, PLC, Unix, Vax, S88, fieldbus


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