Pempek’s Complete Flameproof Hydraulic Control System
HBox 5-150 and HBox 7-180
Includes SIL 2 functionality.
Includes in-built electronic control of flow.
Moves all control and monitoring systems out of the primary flameproof enclosure and into the Hbox.
Reduces control cabling to ONLY ONE CABLE.
HBox Key Features & Benefits
Operating successfully for over a decade in Australian and South African mining industry with more than 120 units in operation as of Dec 2019
Proven Record on 12CM & MB600 Series Continuous Miner & Bolter Miner
Requires ONLY ONE Control Cable
Pempek warrants and supports the complete package through its global partnerships
Individual flow control and over pressure limit function for each spool
Solenoids Don’t Leak or Fill with Water (Rated to 315 Bar Continuous)
Safety Isolation Valve - Built in and Automatically Controlled by Firmware to Maintain Safety
Spool Safety - Built Into Product Firmware
Pressure monitoring for internal and external functions (No I/O required)
Temperature Monitoring - Internal Oil Temperature Sensor (No I/O required)
Fast and Easy Maintenance Hydraulic Control System
Tell Tail LEDs on cover show: 1. Comms (green/red) 2. Status (blue/red/green) 3. Power (green)
Replacing a Spool (eg After Swarf Ingestion) and Self Calibration take less than 3 Minutes
Spool Self Diagnostic Built into Firmware Commanded from Remote Exercises all Circuits Without Oil Pressure
HBox Diagnostic Road case Available that Exercises H-Box (See Diagnostic Screen)
Why Pempek Hbox?
Requires just 1 Cable (CAN / 24VDC) from Main Flameproof box for 2 Manifolds from the Main Flameproof box (as they Daisychain)
Terminations Within the Flameproof Box Require 5 Wires (3 x CAN bus / 2 x 24VDC)
PLC Inputs and Outputs DO NOT Require Additional Electrical Connection
Small Bore Hydraulic Cables can be Connected Directly to H-Box to Monitor External Pressure
Spool Safety is Built In!
Built in Safety Functions
Solenoid Valve Control
Spool Position Monitoring
No Unplanned Movements