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BMW USA – Conversion Front End and Cockpit Preassembly (AGVS)

Date: 2023 to 2024
Contracting entity: DS AUTOMOTION GmbH – Linz /Austria
End customer/site of installation: BMW Spartanburg

Project description:

  • Planning (hardware construction, software project planning)
  • Control cabinet construction
  • Supply of new subdistribution boards and human interfaces
  • Assembly and installation
  • Software and commissioning
  • Disassembly of the existing system

In the course of an expansion of the final assembly, the existing plant must be moved and expanded. The AGVS will be moved in several steps and expanded according to construction progress. In addition, the general contractor also delivers other vehicles that we provide. Due to the increased power requirements, new cabinets need to be built and installed. New panels are used for the visualization. The software has to be changed and put into operation depending on the step and track. Our scope includes the complete disassembly and reassembly of electrical components.

Technologies (excerpt):

  • S7-1500 with CPU 1518F – PN/DP
  • 1 piece OC visualization with WinCC TIA on Beckhoff CP3224
  • 1 piece OP visualization with WinCC TIA on Beckhoff CP3224
  • Vahle technology version
  • SEW drives
  • Siemens ET200SP and ET200Pro I/O modules