Western States Controls
Develop appropriate control system solution based upon client requirements. This could include Scope of Work and budgetary analysis information.
Control System Specifications
Generate detailed specifications for control system procurement and evaluation.
Control Panel Design
Design and fabrication of control panels required for plant operation. DCS/PLC Configuration – programming and testing of distributed control systems and/or programmable logic controllers.
Programming of “human/machine interface” software. Generation of graphic & trending displays, logging & reports, plant performance calculations and interface of the “process floor” to hierarchy business systems.
Data Concentration & Analysis
Connectivity solutions to link multiple vendor automation products seamlessly as if they were all from the same vendor. Data reporting and analysis.
Electrical and/or mechanical installation of all control systems components. Management of installation contractors.
Updating, replacing, trouble-shooting existing plant control systems. Training – plant specific controls training, general process control training(flow, level, pressure, temperature, controllers, etc.)
Custom software, system interfaces, custom protocols
Control Strategy Development
Develop Process & Instrument Diagrams(P&ID) to determine the appropriate control system solution. This could include written control system descriptions for further system definition.
Control Equipment Specifications
Generate control system hardware specifications based upon process requirements.
Programming and testing of distributed control systems and/or programmable logic controllers.
Industrial Ethernet Design & Configuration
Design and configuration of industrial plant Ethernet communication systems. Plant communication security, HMI security, firewall requirements and remote access solutions.
Detailed system documentation that not only includes control configuration printouts, but also written system description, instrument data sheets, I/O lists, alarm lists, control system operation and maintenance manuals, and, other control drawings if required.
Start-Up & Commissioning Assistance
Field checkout, startup and trouble-shooting, of control systems for successful plant operation.
Plant specific controls training, general process control training(flow, level, pressure,
temperature, controllers, etc.)