|Automating the Manufacture of Highly Energetic Organics Using the ISA-88.01 Models|
|Presented at the WBF North American Conference, Woodcliff Lake, NJ, April 13–16, 2003, by|
|John ArnoldDirector of Automationarnoldja@tricon.netCochran Corporation,2205 Nantucket Street,Johnson City, TN 37604|
|Dennis BrandlChief Consultantdnbrandl@bellsouth.netBR&L Consulting Inc.,208 Townsend Court, Suite 220,Cary, NC 27511|
The manufacture of Highly Energetic Organics (HEOs) consists of three distinct and physically separated process stages: Reaction, Wash, and Crystallization. Due to the reactive nature of the products produced, each step is performed in separate and isolated manufacturing areas. In 2000, a project was initiated ...