LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS-CONTINUED
Table 1. Location and Description of Major Components Continued.
Programmable Logic Control
The Programmable Logic Control
is placed in a control panel
located to the left of the F-1A filter.
The PLC monitors and provides
control of all operation of the CBL
through touch screens.
The control panel integrates an
emergency shutdown switch that
permits the total shut down of all
CBL systems in the event of an
Two washers are used in the CBL,
each capable of processing 50
pounds of laundry at a time, or
approximately 18 full sets of
BDU's. Each washer has a
controller which regulates the
operating cycles. Wash and rinse
water from the washers is
processed through a filtration
system that permits water reuse
and conserving source water use.
The washers rest on frames with
heavy duty casters that allow the
washer to be rolled out for
maintenance. The washers have
also been fitted with braces to lock
the washer's suspension during
The CBL is fitted with isolation
valves for each washer, which
allows one washer to function
while another is inoperable or
being maintained in place.