|Flexible Recipes, ISA-88.01, and Control|
|Presented at the WBF European Conference, Barcelona, Spain, November 10–12, 2008, by|
|Francis Loveringfl@controldraw.co.ukControlDraw LtdPortsmouth, United Kingdom|
Some plants can support multiple products being simultaneously manufactured in an array of equipment supported by highly flexible routing. These are the flexible plants that this chapter addresses. ISA-88.01 provides a good framework for describing the equipment and the recipes of these plants, but in practice the control software can become highly involved and inflexible, especially around the transfers.
This chapter is about the sort of flexible plants that support multiple recipes and have multiple ...