MedLine FLX-128

MedLine FLX-128

 

 

Start small and grow, or bring all conveying needs into a common system. The FLX-128 flexible control system utilizes a combination of centralized I/O and expansion modules, interconnected via industrial Ethernet to provide control of up to 128 receivers, 40 pumps (plus 2 back-up pumps) and 256 source valves. A full color touch screen with descriptive picture icons assures that even with little or no training, any user will be comfortable monitoring or making changes on up to 40 independently operating vacuum systems.

  • Economical and expandable
  • Minimize wiring with modular components
  • Color touch screen; chemical resistant
  • Remote access via web pages
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Features (click here to hide)

First In/First Out (FIFO) and Priority Loading.

Multi-Source/Multi-Destination.

Unloading (reverse regrind) system capability.

Ratio loading, positive discharge and fill sensor operation.

Purge and pocket valve operation.

Broad choice of expansion panels for system growth.

Up to 6 Human Machine Interface (HMI) panels.

Multiple levels of password protection.

Setup Wizard, I/O Test Mode, Help Screens.

Preventive maintenance tracking.

CAT 5 or fiber optic network wiring.

Industrial Ethernet communications.

 

Options (click here to hide)

Add simple expansion panels for groups of receivers, pumps, source valves or a combination of receivers and valves.

Control where you need it. Up to six full color operator interface panels can be located wherever is best for you. Each panel controls the entire conveying network.

Specifications (click here to hide)
Main control panel and Remote I/O- Front view Main control panel and Remote I/O - Side view
Remote HMI and Expansion panels- Front view Remote HMI and Expansion panels- Side view
Model FLX-128
Performance characteristics
Maximum number of vacuum receivers up to 128
Maximum number of vacuum pumps up to 40 (plus 2 back-up)
Programmable logic controller
Main control panel Wago 750-880
Remote I/O Wago 750-871
Operator interface Red Lion (8 inch standard, 15 inch optional)
Output voltage to receivers/valves 24 VDC (24/120 VAC optional)
Input voltage to receivers 24 VDC
Output voltage to pumps 24 VDC (24/120 VAC optional)
Power/Amps 120 VAC/16 Amps/60Hz
Input/Output capabilities
  Main control panel (available with or w/o HMI) Remote I/O (available with or w/o HMI) Receiver expansion panel Pump expansion panel Source valve expansion panel Receiver/valve combo expansion panel
Receivers Up to 32 Up to 32 Up to 8 - - Up to 8
Pumps Up to 10 (plus one back-up) Up to 10 (plus one back-up) - Up to 4 - -
Valves Up to 64 Up to 64 - - Up to 16 Up to 16
Dimensions  inches {mm}     
  Main control panel Main control w/ optional voltage Remote I/O w/ HMI Remote I/O w/ HMI w/ optional voltage Remote HMI Expansion panels
A - Height 24 {609}  36 {914} 24 {609}  36 {914}  14 {355} 14 {355}
B - Width 24 {609}  30 {762} 24 {609} 30 {762}  12 {304} 12 {304}
C - Depth 8 {203}   8 {203}  8 {203} 8 {203}  8 {203}  8 {203} 
Weight lb {kg}      
Installed  60 {27}  48 {21}  60 {27} 60 {27}  29 {13}   22 {10}
Shipping  72 {32}  60 {27}  72 {32} 72 {32}  36 {16}  35 {15}
Maximum number of expansion panels (per panel type)  
Main control panel 1 panel maximum (32 loaders and 64 valves each - with or without HMI)
Remote I/O panel 1 panel maximum (32 loaders and 64 valves each - with or without HMI)
Receiver expansion panel  8 panels maximum (8 loaders each, or 16 loaders with no options) 
Pump expansion panel  5 panels maximum (4 pumps each) 
Source valve expansion panel  8 panels maximum (16 valves each) 
Receiver/valve combo expansion panel  8 panels maximum (8 loaders and 16 valves each)