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Vol.2, No.2, 2023: pp.49-57



Nebojša Miljević1
, Nada Ratković Kovačević2
, Djordje Dihovični2
, Dražen Slišković3

1Naftagas – Technical Services d.o.o, Novi Sad, Serbia
2The Academy of Applied Technical Studies Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
3Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia

Received: 27 January 2023
Revised: 19 April 2023
Accepted: 29 May 2023
Published: 30 June 2023


Industrial automation of the production process is based on the fusion of a CNC machine and an industrial robot. The industry of today requires skilled professionals and educators. Special attention is to be paid to the testing of the components and system operation and the maintenance of the system. Robots and automation are omnipresent nowadays and have also taken a significant role in education. The research presented here aims to overhaul the scaled model of the cup-filling machine to make it operate fully automated. The parts and subsystems of the cup-filling machine are explained in detail and their operation was tested. The cup-filling machine is fully automated using a programmable logic controller (PLC) SIEMENS S7 300. The machine can recognize two cup sizes and fills both types without overspilling. Filled cups are transported over a conveyor belt and classified according to their sizes PLCs have mainly replaced relays in industrial automation, bearing in mind that this way, scale-up is much more feasible, and alteration of control is done in PLC program code. This also has contributed to better maintenance and operation verification.


Maintenance, reliability, mechatronic system, control systems, automation, industrial power plants


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N. Miljević, N. Ratković Kovačević, D. Dihovični, D. Slišković, Maintenance, Testing and Automatic Control of the Cup Filling Maschine. Advanced Engineering Letters, 2(2), 2023: 49-57.


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Miljević, N., Ratković Kovačević, N., Dihovični, D., & Slišković, D. (2023). Maintenance, Testing and Automatic Control of the Cup Filling Maschine. Advanced Engineering Letters, 2(2), 49-57.

Miljević, Nebojša, et al. “ Maintenance, Testing and Automatic Control of the Cup Filling Maschine. Advanced Engineering Letters, vol. 2, no. 2, 2023, pp. 49-57.

Nebojša, Miljević, Nada Ratković Kovačević, Djordje Dihovični, and Dražen Slišković, 2023. “Maintenance, Testing and Automatic Control of the Cup Filling Maschine.“ Advanced Engineering Letters, 2(2): 49-57.

Miljević, N., Ratković Kovačević, N., Dihovični, D. and Slišković, D. (2023). Maintenance, Testing and Automatic Control of the Cup Filling Maschine. Advanced Engineering Letters, 2(2), pp.49-57.
doi: 10.46793/adeletters.2023.2.2.2