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Main Works Control System Upgrade – clients first iMCC project

Phased implementation of control system on live clean water plant, innovative Siemens architecture, clients first iMCCs


This major site provides clean water thousands of homes and businesses.
Following on from the successful completion of our upgrade on the Secondary Filters in 2006 a major project to extend the upgrade to the other main elements of the process was given the go-ahead in 2010.

The Brief

The brief, covering a wide ICA and Electrical scope was to completely upgrade the existing site control system PLCs, Fibre Optic Network (Profibus & Ethernet) & SCADA update.

New System Architecture (see pdf version)

Scope of Supply

• Project Management
• Detailed System Design
• Programming & Configuration of PLCs & Scada
• New ICA Panels
• New iMCCs (Simocode)
• Electrical Installation
• Fibre Installation
• Installation of network switches
• Commissioning
• Interface with Wide area SCADA (subcontract)

Scope of Services

• Site Survey

Key Features

• First intelligent MCC project for this client
• Site Wide Ethernet & Profibus resilient networks
• Remote Maintenance
• MCCs smaller than conventional designs

Value Added by Boulting

• Whole project ownership
• Siemens TIA – S7, WinCC, Simocode, Scalance
• Use of Scada clients instead of HMIs
• Full life cycle support
• Wide Scope
• Low risk upgrade philosophy
• Ongoing support

Download as a PDF here