Metromotion Controls has delivered projects that have ranged from small machine automation, to complete factory integration including SCADA, server based historical data collection and industrial networking. Our projects can be delivered in various ways depending on the customers’ requirements and generally this is either a turnkey supply, or project management on behalf of the customer.

As part of larger projects, Metromotion Controls has also provided electrical engineering resources for building services including general light and power distribution, networking infrastructure and site power upgrades (both HV and LV).

Preliminary Investigation

  • Project requirements
  • Budget constraints
  • Existing site standards

Design and Specification

  • Automation architecture including PLCs, HMIs, SCADA servers, Historian servers, networking infrastructure etc.
  • Detailed electrical schematics
  • HV and LV power distribution and cable schedules

Hardware Supply/Procurement

  • Control panels (MCC’s, remote I/O panels etc.)
  • Process instrumentation and fieldbus I/O
  • Networking equipment
  • Power distribution, general light and power boards
  • HV switchgear and transformer procurement

Programming

  • Functional description development
  • PLC, HMI and SCADA programming
  • Distributed redundant I/O server configuration
  • Factory acceptance testing

Installation

  • Supervision and management of tradesmen
  • Technical support during installation
  • Monitoring project timeline

Commissioning

  • Workshop panel testing
  • Instrument configuration and commissioning
  • Point to point I/O testing
  • Sequence and function verification

Documentation

  • Electrical schematics
  • Networking topology
  • Automation architecture
  • Detailed functional description
  • Cable schedules and load calculations
  • Procurement tender and tender review documents