Batching Feed Mill Automation

Automation Upgrade

Feed Mill automation can simplify operation and improve efficiency of cost and throughput. Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. custom designs and manufactures the highest quality automation control systems for virtually any
Feed Mill process or a complete facility.

Sterling Systems & Controls designs and provides equipment and software for custom systems using Allen-Bradley PLC’s and desktop PC’s running Sterling Systems’ customized Windows-based Automation Software.

Sterling’s forty-five plus (45+) years of Feed Mill process and Feed Mill automation experience ensures quality and efficiency in both hardware and software.

Batching

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. can automate your batching systems,  whether an ingredient multiple scale system provided by us or any other vendor, or any type of weighing system for finished feed or feed in process.
Our batching control systems improve the efficiency of your powder and bulk, or liquid, material handling process.

We specialize in custom designed batching systems to increase performance, consistency, eliminate waste, combine dry and liquid ingredients, and provide unsurpassed production data collection and reporting capability.

The main operator interface of the Sterling Systems’ batching control automation system is a desktop PC with Windows 10 operating system running the Sterling custom designed batching application as well as a custom database application. The PC and Sterling’ applications provide all control, data storageBatching Feedmill Automation, and equipment status information necessary to run the batching process.

Access to the various screens, features and functions of the batching application, including Mixer control, is accomplished by using the pull out panels located at the right side of the screen. Most screens or features will be available as read-only and editing functionality will be available to a signed in user that has the proper operating privileges.

Benefits

• Custom designed software application to meet your exact automation and system requirements
• Superior accuracy and performance; better throughput and high resolution possible
• Meet feed safety and traceability requirements
• Remote supervisory control and ERP system integration available

Typical Features

• Can incorporate multiple ingredient applications of virtually any quantity, e.g. 20, 30, 40, more
• Virtually unlimited number of formulae
• Multiple scale designs easily accommodated
• Lot tracking, ingredient traceability and batch validation with barcode or RFID scanning available
• Variety of supply bin sizes, types, Including supporting bulk bags and totes
• Integrated control of a range of Mixer types, sizes and quantities

Other Feed Mill Automation Applications