Distributed Control System (DCS) migrations, even if the desire is to limit replacement to ONLY duplicating current functionality, offer the following benefits when properly implemented:
Tags: Automation Solutions, Industrial Automation, DCS Migrations
Tags: Process Industry, Industrial Automation
Override Control is a control architecture that allows a process to run within a natural process or safety limit, without interlocking or shutting down the process.
Tags: System Platform, Industrial Automation
We have known for several years that as of June 2017, the PLC-5 Control System will be discontinued by Rockwell Automation and no longer be available. Rockwell is encouraging customers to migrate from the PLC-5 Control System to the ControlLogix Control System. If not, companies may be reduced to looking for spare parts on eBay.
Tags: Automation Solutions, Industrial Automation
As a project manager for a system integration company, I am constantly quoting projects with customers. An example of a typical scenario for a large project would be receiving a bid package, having a walk down meeting, asking questions and then working on the proposal. The proposal is then submitted and I anxiously await the call to find out if we are in the running for the final decision....
Tags: Automation Solutions, Leadership, Industrial Automation
Whether you are new to the world of industrial automation or you have been in this field for a while - there are some challenges that are encountered every time a new automation project is begun.