PLC and HMI Programming
Siemens TIA Portal
Robust operation of industrial production lines, process installations and machines is a combination of the right hardware and custom software. The control and automation of these processes and machines is carried out by means of a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller). The PLC consists of intelligent control components based on powerful microprocessor technology. The functionality of the process or machine is achieved by means of various deployable hardware modules to which the sensors and actuators are connected and the custom software that is specifically written for the required application.
When automating industrial processes and machines, an operator panel (operating interface) is required by means of a remote control. an HMI (Human Machine Interface) an option. This allows a system to be operated and the process data and current status of the system is displayed.
Our expertise in PLC hardware and software engineering, based on experience and lessons learned from previous projects, we perform in Siemens TIA Portal.
Good tools are half the work!
This allows us to design, build and install customer-oriented and customer-specific control systems for Industrial Automation.
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PLC systems come in a number of different types and flavours. Which brand or type of PLC is used in an installation strongly depends on which process or type of machine is being automated and controlled. Less powerful PLCs are more often used with small machines or installations. But complex machines or process controls may require powerful PLCs.
The control system can be set up centrally (CPU and IO cards in the same panel) or decentralized (CPU and IO cards in different panels). Both systems have advantages and disadvantages, but it is always a financial and practical consideration.
HMI and SCADA Engineering
HMI and SCADA have in common the control and visualization of industrial machines and processes. The difference between these two is that HMI panels are used for standalone machines and SCADA systems are used for process controls.
HMI (Human Machine Interface) system is often a single operator panel, operating a single machine.
SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) system collects all kinds of data that help control a process. This data can be accessed and operated from multiple locations (locally or globally).
With knowledge of PLC, HMI, SCADA, robotics and drive technology, we are your partner in the realization of machine and process controls. Custom design of hardware and software PLC systems is our strength. Each system is unique and is designed according to the individual wishes of the customer.
We can adapt, optimize and maintain existing systems for you.
Quality and efficiency are of paramount importance here!
Siemens TIA Portal
Total Integrated Automation (TIA), the industrial automation platform from Siemens, stands for efficient cooperation of all automation components. The open system architecture encompasses the entire production process and is based on the consistent presence of common features: consistent data management, global standards and uniform hardware and software interfaces.
SIMATIC WinCC (TIA Portal) consists of Engineering Software in the variants WinCC Basic for configuring Basic Panels, WinCC Comfort for the more sophisticated panels and WinCC Advanced for the engineering of PC-based HMI systems. WinCC Advanced is also available as Runtime Software packages, which can be extended with options.
With the help of the TIA portal we can limit costs for machine builders, system integrators and operators of installations, become more flexible and achieve the best possible result faster.
And many more features!
powerful, compact and modular, in the control cabinet or directly on the machine, PLC or PC based: with SIMATIC we always find the right controller for you.
SIMATIC ET 200 provides a multifunctional, modular and scalable system for decentralized automation in control cabinets, directly on the machine and for use in potentially explosive areas. All products can be integrated into the automation system via PROFIBUS or PROFINET.
EPLAN – TIA portal integration
with EPLAN’s “TIA Portal Connection” and “TIA Portal Openness”, data can now be exchanged bidirectionally between the two worlds of electrical engineering and automation technology.
Basic HMI Panels
basic HMI is recommended for simple applications with a limited quantity scale and where the price-performance ratio is important in addition to fast and intuitive operation.
Advanced HMI Panels
if you are looking for a panel-based solution for more demanding, high-volume applications, choose Advanced HMI.
PC Based HMI
if production has particularly high demands on the amount and type of information to be processed and documented, a PC-based system is recommended. It offers the right options for sufficient storage space, computing power and data connectivity.