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Operating Instructions 03/2010
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  • Page 1 Weighfeeders SITRANS WW300 Operating Instructions 03/2010 SITRANS...
  • Page 2 The user is responsible for all changes and repairs made to the device by the user or the user’s agent. • All new components are to be provided by Siemens Milltronics Process Instruments Inc. • Restrict repair to faulty components only.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents SITRANS WW300 ........................ 1 Safety notes ..............................1 The manual ...............................1 Technical Support ............................2 Safety ............................. 3 Safety and general precautions ......................3 Specifications ........................4 Operation ..........................6 Weighfeeders ............................6 Mechanical installation ....................7 Installation ..............................7 Calibration ..........................9 Test Load ..............................9...
  • Page 4 Recommended Preventative Maintenance Schedule ..............19 General Maintenance ..........................19 Lubrication ..............................20 Weighfeeder Storage Recommendations ..................20 Dimensions ........................21 Open Unit ............................21 Enclosed Unit ..........................22...
  • Page 5: Sitrans Ww300

    The manual Notes: • SITRANS WW300 is to be used only in the manner outlined in this instruction manual. • This product is intended for use in industrial areas. Operation of this equipment in a residential area may cause interference to several frequency based communications.
  • Page 6: Technical Support

    Technical Support Support is available 24 hours a day. To find your local Siemens Automation Office address, phone number and fax number go www.siemens.com/automation/partner • Click on the tab Contacts by Product then find your product group (+Process Automation > +Process Instrumentation > +Level Measuring Instruments).
  • Page 7: Safety

    Safety Safety and general precautions WARNINGS: • Always follow safe practices when working on or around SITRANS WW300, especially in wet environments and when adjacent to conductive steel mounting framework. • ALWAYS STOP the belt, lock-out, and/or place a "Do Not Energize" tag on the main disconnect before working on or around the weighfeeder.
  • Page 8: Specifications

    Page 4 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 9 90/180 V DC permanent magnet - both with shaft mounted gear reducer • larger/other motor sizes and voltages available Shipping weight • 410 kg (900 lbs) minimum Approvals • for use in hazardous rated areas, consult with factory 7ML19985MQ01 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Page 5...
  • Page 10: Operation

    (one speed sensor pulse) to provide product weight for that segment of the belt (lbs/ft x ft = lbs, or kg/m x m = kg). Enclosed Open Page 6 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 11: Mechanical Installation

    Mechanical installation Perform a thorough and systematic inspection of containers immediately upon receipt of your Siemens weighfeeder. The containers are packed to separate each item and provide protection during shipping. Do not remove equipment from shipping crates or boxes until you check for Note: possible shipping damage.
  • Page 12 Before starting the machine, make a final check to see that the conveyor belt is free of all tools and foreign objects. Page 8 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 13: Calibration

    The calibration is initially done using the supplied test load. Material tests are recommended to achieve maximum accuracy. Test Load The test load value for your SITRANS WW300 is given on the accompanying factory test sheet, in kilograms per meter or pounds per foot. Zero Perform the zero calibration as described in the Calibration section of the integrator manual.
  • Page 14: Wiring

    Wiring Page 10 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 15: Start Up

    The shear gate on the inlet of the weighfeeder needs to be set to allow the maximum feedrate capacity for the application, hieght is provided in the outline drawings included. Consult your Siemens representative if feed rate changes are required. Skirtboards The skirtboards have been factory set.
  • Page 16: Belt Tension

    (for self steering units the belt will track itself) Before attempting to track the belt, be sure: • belt scraper is in place • belt tension is near guidelines suggested on page 12 • feeder is level and true Page 12 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 17: Telescoper Adjustment

    Re-tighten the jam nut located on the telescoper to maintain the new telescoper position after completing the tracking procedure. If you are having problems tracking the belt, consult your Siemens representative. Common causes of belt tracking problems are: uneven or improperly distributed product loading, twisted frame, or product build-up on head or tail pulleys.
  • Page 18: Panel Removal

    Not Energize" tag on the main disconnect before working on or around the weighfeeder. If a load cell on SITRANS WW300 has been damaged, is not functioning, or if you are changing the capacity, you will need to replace one or all load cells.
  • Page 19: Installing New Dual Beam Load Cell

    If the resistances do not match, the load cell may be damaged. Consult your Siemens representative.
  • Page 20: Installing New Triple Beam Load Cell

    ±1/32" (0.8 mm). Belt Direction Use spirit level to level load cell, on each side. Secure bolts with idlers aligned and load cells level. Align both sides and secure load cells in unison. Page 16 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 21: Quick Start Up Overview

    Verify that the data on the design data sheet included with this manual is correct and modify if required. Refer to the supplied integrator/controller information for calibration and configuration information. 7ML19985MQ01 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Page 17...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Then review and check the common problems listed below. Contact your Siemens representative for assistance determining the cause of Note: the problem. Be sure to have the Model Number and Serial Number of your system and all of the calibration and setup parameters available before calling.
  • Page 23: Maintenance

    Abrasions, cuts, or ragged edges on the belt will create performance problems. Replace the belt if it becomes ragged or torn. 7ML19985MQ01 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Page 19...
  • Page 24: Lubrication

    Reduce belt tension to a minimum to prevent belt damage and re-adjust belt tension at re-installation. Do NOT store the weighfeeder in direct sunlight, as this will cause premature Note: breakdown of the belt. Page 20 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 25: Dimensions

    1524 mm (60") 1835 mm (72.25") 1784 mm (70.25") 1676 mm (66") 1988 mm (78.25") 1937 mm (76.25") 1829 mm (72") 2140 mm (84.25") 2089 mm (82.25") Unit shown as shortest length available. Note: 7ML19985MQ01 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Page 21...
  • Page 26: Enclosed Unit

    1524 mm (60") 1835 mm (72.25") 1784 mm (70.25") 1676 mm (66") 1988 mm (78.25") 1937 mm (76.25") 1829 mm (72") 2140 mm (84.25") 2089 mm (82.25") Unit shown as shortest length available. Note: Page 22 SITRANS WW300 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 7ML19985MQ01...
  • Page 28 Siemens Milltronics Process Instruments Inc. Subject to change without prior notice Industry Automation (IA) 7ML19985MQ01 Rev. 2.1 1954 Technology Drive 7ml19985MQ01 P.O. Box 4225 © Siemens Milltronics Process Instruments Inc. 2010 Peterborough, ON Canada K9J 7B1 Printed in Canada email: techpubs.smpi@siemens.com www.siemens.com/processautomation...