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Operation Manual
Software Version 1
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User Documentation
11.2003 Edition

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  • Page 1 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual Software Version 1 User Manual 11.2003 Edition User Documentation...
  • Page 2 SIJECT 16i Document Structure General Documentation: Catalog Short Start-Up User Documentation: Operation Manual Operation Manual Technical Documentation: Start-Up Start-Up...
  • Page 3 SIJECT 16i Introduction Operation Manual Software Version 1 Operator Panel Keys User Manual SIJECT OP15B Screen Valid for Control System Software Version SIJECT 16i 1.10 11.2003 Edition...
  • Page 4 12.2000 6AT1931-5AB41-0BA0 11.2003 6AT1931-5AB41-0BA1 Copyright Siemens AG 2003. All right reserved Exclusion of liability The reproduction, transmission or use of this document or its We have checked that the contents of this document correspond to contents is not permitted without express written authority.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents INTRODUCTION........................1-1 Operating panel layout ....................1-1 Overview of screens ....................... 1-3 Working process of injection molding machine .............. 1-5 OPERATOR PANEL KEYS ....................2-1 Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) ..................2-1 Soft keys ......................... 2-2 Screen hot keys......................2-5 Manual Operating Keys ....................
  • Page 7: Introduction

    1 Introduction 1.1 Operating panel layout Fig.1-1 Operator panel layout SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 8 Or, press “Mold adjustment key” to select mold adjustment mode, then you can do manual or auto mold adjustment. 4 keys Control the motor start/stop, and heater on/off. Motor keys and heater keys SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 9: Overview Of Screens

    OEM-customer. Therefore it comprises the most important function parameters for OEMs. Altogether ten different screens can be displayed. All hot key screens are listed in Table 1-2 for reference. Table 1-2 Hot key screen structure ' ' * "#$ & ' " SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 10 Screen 1 Eject Screen 1 Carriage Screen 1 Injection Screen 1 Charging Screen 1 Screen 2 Core 1 Core 3 Screen 1 Screen 2 Core 2 Core 3 Screen 1 Air blow Screen 1 Mold adjust SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 11: Working Process Of Injection Molding Machine

    Injection molding machine SIJECT 16i Siject 16i is a compact control system. It can be widely used to control injection molding machine from low end to middle and high end customer. Please see the manufacturer documentation “SIJECT 16i Start-up” for detailed information.
  • Page 12 Mold open feeding? end? Carriage Charging Air blow Core 1 out retract Open mold Suck back Core 2 out Front Core 3 out feeding? Carriage retract Fig. 1-3 Flow chart for one cycle in injection molding machine SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 13: Operator Panel Keys

    The LCD display with CCFL back-light has a good performance to display: Alarms — Recipe data — Customer specific picture — Operation status — Performance The LCD has the following characteristics: 320x240 pixel — 5.7”, Chinese/English — the contrast can be adjusted manually — SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 14: Soft Keys

    —— ”PLC version”: display PLC version of MMC card. Force output —— —— ”Force output”: force output. “ ” —— —— Pump combination Functions can be executed, which is also applicable for soft keys in following tables. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 15 MMC card or CI “ ” —— decrease screen contrast “ ” —— —— reduce limit value “ ” —— —— load program from MMC card “ ” —— —— temperature setting SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 16 Operator panel keys Softkey F5 Softkey F5 Operation path and function “ ” —— proportional valve start-up “ ” —— —— ramp data setting Softkey F6 Softkey F6 Operation path and function Page up SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 17: Screen Hot Keys

    Function key Press Function key to enter Function screen. The screen contrast, language (Chinese/English), selection of robot and back light functions can be set. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 18 The current machine running statuses are displayed, including the positions of mold, screw, ejector; rotation speed of screw; production quantity; power on time; cycle time and current mold number. Additionally, the purge and lubrication can also be operated. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 19: Manual Operating Keys

    Now you can input corresponding parameter (pressure, flow and carriage retract time) for carriage advance and retract. Carriage will advance continuously if you keep pressing the left key. Carriage will retract continuously if you keep pressing the right key. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 20 Press the middle Core 1 key to enter Core 1 screen. Input corresponding parameter for core 1, such as position, pressure, flow, time and counting. Keep pressing the left key to let core 1 in. Keep pressing the right key to let core 1 out. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 21 When manual mold adjustment is selected, you can set pulse here. If auto mode is selected, you can set the time of adjusting. Mold adjustment retracts if you keep pressing the left key. Mold adjustment advances if you keep pressing the right key. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 22: Number Keys

    Injection screen, then use cursor keys to go to corresponding field. Input parameter using number keys, and press ENTER key to confirm your entry. Caution Be sure not to change any parameter during system running! 2-10 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 23: Operating Mode Keys

    If it is OK, the next cycle will run successfully. Otherwise, alarm is on and the machine will stop. Lubrication can be done automatically if the machine has run more times than the lubrication counter setting number. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 2-11...
  • Page 24 Run key Run key is to run Semi-Auto mode / Timer-Full-Auto mode / Sensor-Full- Auto mode. Stop key Stop key is to stop Semi-Auto mode / Timer-Full-Auto mode / Sensor-Full- Auto mode. 2-12 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 25: Motor Keys And Heater Keys

    Push the right key to stop the motor. Heater key Push the left key to switch on the heater, push the right key to switch off the heater. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 2-13...
  • Page 27: Hot Key Screens

    Siemens Numerical Control Ltd., Nanjing, P.R.China Starting, please wait... Fig 3-1 Customer specific picture screen SIJECT-OP15B System Information OP Version 1.10 CI Version 1.10 PLC Version 2.08 Siemens Numerical Control Ltd. Fig 3-2 SIJECT OP15B system information screen SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 28 Alarm screen Display 32 alarms and events. Temperature screen Display the set value and actual value of 5 + 1 temperature channels. Timing screen Display every set value and actual value of timing. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 29 Core 2 setting screen: Set process parameters for core 2, and select core Air blow setting screen: Set parameters for air blow 1 / 2 . Mold adjustment screen: Select manual mode or auto mode, and set process parameters. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 30 It will stop flashing after the door is closed. Injection status Screw is forbidden to be started if barrel temperature has not reached the set value, and this indicator is flashing. When the temperature reaches the set value, it will stop flashing. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 31 5 minutes, users should input password 1 for the second time to carry out parameters operation. For service picture (OEM), password 2 must be input. Refer to section 3.1.10 “Service screen” for password setting and changing. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 32 Also it could be used for other functions, e.g. purge key. Soft keys F3 F5 Soft keys with assigned functions. Soft key F6 Always as return key, the key to go back previous screen SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 33: Information Screen

    1.10 PLC Version 2.08 Siemens Numerical Control Ltd. Fig. 3-4 Information screen 1 SIJECT 16i Tel. +86-25-2101888 Fax +86-25-2101666 Siemens Numerical Control Ltd., Nanjing, P.R.China Starting, please wait... Fig. 3-5 Information screen 1.1 --- OEM picture SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 34 SIJECT OP15B Screens Fig. 3-6 Information screen 1.2 --- Digital inputs Fig. 3-7 Information screen 1.3 --- Digital outputs SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 35 Fig 3-4, Information screen 1. Press soft key F1 and OEM customer specific picture will display. See Fig 3-5, Information screen 1.1 --- OEM picture. Siemens can realize specific requirements if customers have any, such as displaying company name, address, symbol, etc.
  • Page 36: Monitoring Screen

    SIJECT OP15B Screens 3.1.2 Monitoring screen Fig 3-9 Monitoring screen 1 Fig 3-10 Monitoring screen 1.1– event record 3-10 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 37 (see table 3-1) is flashing to inform users that the machine is now under lubrication. Notice During manual lubrication, related parameters should be preset on service screen. See section 3.1.10 “Service screen – Lubrication setting”. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-11...
  • Page 38: Alarm Screen

    SIJECT OP15B Screens 3.1.3 Alarm screen Fig 3-12 Alarm screen 1 Fig 3-13 Alarm screen 1.1 – event record screen 3-12 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 39 Alarm screen 1.1 – event record screen. This screen can also be called by pressing Information key. Press soft key F2 to enter the next layer of screen. See Fig 3-14 Alarm screen 2 – continued. Other alarms can be checked. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-13...
  • Page 40 Press Alarm key to enter Alarm screen 1. On Alarm screen 1, press softkey to enter Historical Alarm screen. See Fig 3-15. The names of alarm as well as their date and time are displayed on this screen. 3-14 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 41: Temperature Screen

    Nozzle open loop control: no thermocouple is mounted on nozzle. Nozzle heating can be executed via heater on/off. For the selection of open loop / close loop, please refer to section “3.1.10 Service screen --- temperature setting”. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-15...
  • Page 42 Current Time --- display the current time of the system. Time --- set the time to start preheating. Preheating time can be set for each day. The clock mode is 24 hours. Preheat --- select or deselect preheating. 3-16 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 43 Input the actual date by number keys. Confirm it by Enter key. When all year, month and day have been set, press softkey F1 “Confirm” to enable the set. And the current date will be changed to the set date accordingly. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-17...
  • Page 44: Timer Screen

    There is event message if the setting time is exceeded. Mold open time (TmMldOpn) The total time for mold open, which is monitoring time. There is alarm if the setting time is exceeded. 3-18 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 45 The total time for decompression, which is monitoring time. There is alarm if the setting time is exceeded. Charging time (TmCha) The total time for charging, which is monitoring time. There is alarm if the setting time is exceeded. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-19...
  • Page 46: Counter Screen

    Parts of this power on (Parts from Startup) – Display the production quantity of current power on. Softkey F1 Clear shot. Press this key, and the injection time will be reset. Softkey F2 Clear part. Press this key, and the part count will be reset. 3-20 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 47: Function Screen

    “Type password”. Input the password and press “Enter” key to confirm the entry. Then, press softkey F3 again, and the screen contrast is increasing. On the contrary, press F4 , the screen will become darker. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-21...
  • Page 48: Save/Load Screen

    Select MMC card in Save/load medium, and confirm it with “Enter” key; Press soft key F3 to do the saving. The system will display a message when saving operation is finished. Press to acknowledge it. 3-22 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 49: Data Screen

    Shot Shot number. The latest shot is always on the top. Mold open end (MldOpn) End position of mold open, in mm. Start injecting (InjStr) Start position of injection, in mm. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-23...
  • Page 50 Time of high-pressure mold lock operation, in second. Injection time (InjTm) Total time of 4 stages injection, in second. Cycle time (CycTm) Time record of every machine cycle, in second. Charging time (ChaTm) Time record of every charging operation, in second. 3-24 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 51: Service Screen

    Motor shut-down when alarm occurs (Motor Shut) When there is alarm, the time passing by from alarm occurring to motor shut. Range: 30~999s. Heat off when alarm occurs (Heat Off) Select Heat On or Heat Off when there is alarm. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-25...
  • Page 52 Select Position at Carriage retract mode (CarRetMod): Press key to move the cursor to carriage retract mode field; Press key to start the setting mode; Press key to select “Position” mode; Confirm the setting with “Enter” key; 3-26 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 53 Current value --- displayed value. It is the difference from actual value to reference point. Linear scale ejector: Switch --- Proximity switch signal. When ejector retract is at position, the box will backlight, showing the reference point of linear scale. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-27...
  • Page 54 Actual value --- displayed value. Display the actual value of linear scale. Current value --- displayed value. It is the difference from actual value to reference point. Linear scale ejector --- Linear scale ejector can be selected or deselected here. 3-28 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 55 Retype password 1 --- retype the new set password 1, then confirm it by Enter Key. When the password has been successfully changed, the screen will display a message. Press Acknowledgment Key to finish the operation. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-29...
  • Page 56 Plug in MMC card in the CI (this operation should be done after turning off the power); Select “Menus” in Program Type; Press softkey F4 to start data transfer; Restart the system after the transfer process is finished. The operation is over. 3-30 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 57 Select “ON” in Adjust Valve mode: Use cursor key to enter valve adjustment selection; Press selection key , and the cursor moves to left; Use cursor key to select “ON”; Press Enter key to confirm. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-31...
  • Page 58 In the “Force Output” mode, implement the “Pressure Test”: Press softkey F2 “Force Output”, and the upper box will backlight; Set the value of 140bar in Pressure Test; Check if the external amperemeter reaches the maximum, such as 1Amp. 3-32 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 59 Pump2/pump3/pump4 can be selected here and the flow can be set accordingly. Pump2 Flow --- flow range 0 100 . Pump3 Flow --- flow range 0 100 . Pump4 Flow --- flow range 0 100 . SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-33...
  • Page 60 Lubrication Oil Level --- Inform the user to add lubrication oil when the oil level is very low, then the box will backlight and alarm occurs, i.e., flashing. 3-34 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 61 Oil Temperature Alarm --- If oil temperature alarm is selected: when the upper/lower limit of oil temperature has been set, there is no alarm if oil temperature is within the specification and alarm occurs if it is out of specification. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-35...
  • Page 62 0 to 99. The values should be the differences for pressure and flow between every two PLC cycles when there is action switch 3-36 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 63 0 to 99. The values should be the differences for pressure and flow between every two PLC cycles when there is any action switch. Core 2 / 3 --- the operating sequence is same as Core 1. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-37...
  • Page 64: Manual Operation Screen

    Users can also deselecet it. Mold open with high pressure (MldOpn 1) set position, pressure and flow. Fast mold open (MldOpn 2) set the position, pressure and flow of fast mold open. 3-38 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 65 When mold is within this tolorence, then the system will consider the mold is opened to the end. Mold position (MldPos) display the actual position of the mold. Press key to close the mold manually and press key to open the mold manually. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-39...
  • Page 66: Ejector Screen

    Vibration mode: ejector advances and retracts to the set position, then advances again. It advances and retracts according to the set numbers. If this item is deselected, that means this machine does not use ejector. Ejector position (EjePos) display the actual position of ejector 3-40 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 67 Ejection counter (Eje Count) when ejector multiple / vibration mode is selected, users can set the numbers of ejection. Press key to forward ejector to remove part from mold manually, and press key to retract ejector manually. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-41...
  • Page 68: Carriage Screen

    Front feeding: the carriage is at the front, first charging then decompression, then the carriage will retract. Back feeding: the carriage will retract first, then charging and decompression. Press key to make carriage retract manually. Press key to make carriage advance manually. 3-42 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 69: Injection Screen

    3. Screw position (ScwPos) display the current position of screw. Press Manual injection key to do injection once manually, and press Decompression key to suck back once. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-43...
  • Page 70 If Time mode is selected, then the set time is control time. The set position value is invalid. If Position/Time mode is selected, then the one who reaches the set value first takes the priority. 3-44 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 71: Charging Screen

    Screw rotation speed (ScwRmp) display the actual screw rotation speed. In manual mode, press charging key to begin charging. Release the the key , and the charging will stop. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-45...
  • Page 72: Core 1 Screen

    Mold position (MldPos) display the current position of mold. Press Manual Core 1 in key to do core in manually, and press Manual Core 1 out key to do core out. 3-46 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 73 Mold position (MldPos) display the current position of mold. Press soft key F3 “Core in” to insert the core into mold, and press F4 “Core out” to do core out. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-47...
  • Page 74: Core 2 Screen

    Mold position (MldPos) display the current position of mold. Press Manual Core 2 in key to do core in manually, and press Manual Core 2 out key to do core out. 3-48 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 75 On Core 2 screen 1 (see Fig 3-41), press softkey F5 to enter Core 2 screen 2. See Fig 3-42. Core 3 in/out can be set here. The operation of core 3 is the same as described in section 3.2.6. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-49...
  • Page 76: Air Blow Screen

    Mold position (MldPos) display the actual position of mold. Press Manual Air blow 1 to activate air blow 1, and press air blow 2 to enable air blow 2 function. 3-50 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 77: Mold Adjustment Screen

    Suck back during mold adjustment (SuckBck) in mold adjustment mode, set the pressure and flow during suck back (decompression). Charging during mold adjustment (Charge) in mold adjustment mode, set the pressure and flow during charging. SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 3-51...
  • Page 78 When auto adjustment mode is selected, press soft key F4 “Auto Start” to start the auto mold adjustment; and press F5 “Auto Stop” to end the adjustment. 3-52 SIJECT 16i Operation Manual...
  • Page 79 Suggestions SIEMENS NUMERICAL CONTROL LTD., NANJING, CHINA Corrections R&D Division For Publication/Manual: No.18, Siemens Road, Jiangning Development Zone SIJECT 16i Operation Manual 211100 Nanjing Software Version 1 People’s Republic of China User Documentation From User Manual Name Order No.: 6AT1931-5AB41-0BA1 Edition: 11.2003...

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