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Legacy System Upgrade with Siemens TIA Portal and WinCC Advanced

Posted in Chemical, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, PLC Programming, Siemens S7 PLC Programming, Siemens WinCC and WinCC Flexible Programming

DMC worked with a biological research firm to upgrade a highly customized legacy SCADA application and a Think & Do PC-based controller to WinCC Advanced combined with a space-saving ET 200SP PLC. DMC replicated existing functionality while expanding operator usability and data manipulation options through customized WinCC Advanced interaction.

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Unitronics UniStream Controller for Pharmaceutical Application

Posted in HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Other PLC Platforms, Pharmaceutical & Medical, PLC Programming

DMC worked with a New England OEM in the pharmaceutical industry to upgrade an existing Unitronics Vision-series control system to a newer UniStream-series controller. DMC worked with the customer to implement new features that were not available on the previous controller. The Unistream controller also enabled the use of reusable functions and customizable modules to provide an organized solution that will be easier for the customer to maintain.

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Recipe Management and Execution with a Unitronics Samba PLC/HMI for Dual Kettle Brewing System

Posted in Food and Beverage, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, PLC Programming, Specialty Machinery

DMC created a Samba PLC/HMI program to create, edit, and perform brewing recipes for a Colorado-based manufacturer of small scale brewing equipment.

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12-Axis Honing Machine Using Siemens SIMOTION in Scout TIA

Posted in HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Motion Control Engineering and Servo Systems, Siemens SiMotion Programming

DMC created a standard architecture in Siemens' SIMOTION Scout that has been used on a dozen large and small honing machines. This project involved building a new machine based on that architecture and was used to control a three-station honing machine with a complete part handling system and an automatic gage system.

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Existing Plant Upgrade to Beckhoff TwinCAT 3 Using Standardized Reusable Code

Posted in Beckhoff and TwinCAT 3 Programming, Civil Infrastructure, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Motion Control Engineering and Servo Systems, PLC Programming, Specialty Machinery

DMC worked with an established metal working company to modernize an existing automated custom metal-forming plant. DMC programmed new TwinCAT 3 PLCs with consistent code structure following best practices, which allows for easy feature additions to the system.

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FactoryTalk Data Historian Implementation with PLC and SCADA Programming

Posted in Allen Bradley PLC Programming, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, PLC Programming, Rockwell FactoryTalk

DMC developed a PLC program and corresponding SCADA system for the processing of krill oil. The system also utilized a historian to allow for long-term data storage and trending.

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Automated Oil Facility Data Collection with FactoryTalk Historian SE and VantagePoint

Posted in HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Oil and Gas, Rockwell FactoryTalk

DMC successfully installed and commissioned FactoryTalk Historian SE (Site Edition) and FactoryTalk VantagePoint at a crude oil facility that needed months of data collected. This upgrade also replaced the facility’s manual report entry with an automated system that could e-mail the reports to the supervisors.

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PLC Programming and SCADA System for Pilot-Scale Coal Burning Power Plant

Posted in Energy and Utilities, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, PLC Programming, Siemens S7 PLC Programming, Siemens WinCC and WinCC Flexible Programming

DMC developed the PLC program for a pilot scale coal burning power plant, as well as a SCADA system using Siemens WinCC 7.2. The SCADA system included an HMI designed with the end user in mind, as well as custom logging scripting.

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Hose and Cable Reel Management Control System for Offshore Drilling

Posted in HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Oil and Gas, PLC Programming, Siemens S7 PLC Programming

DMC programmed a Siemens-based cable and hose reel management control system for use in offshore drilling for a Houston, TX based Oil and Gas OEM.

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Oil & Gas Tank Filling System for Hazardous Locations

Posted in Allen Bradley PLC Programming, Chemical, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Oil and Gas, PLC Programming

DMC was approached by a client of ours in the Oil & Gas industry to automate an Acetylene tank filling process. DMC developed the control system and performed the installation, debugging, and testing at their facility. DMC also designed the electrical panel to meet Class I, Division 2 Hazardous Location specifications.

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B&R High Speed Label Application

Posted in B&R Automation Studio Programming, Consumer Goods, Custom Software and Hardware Development, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, PLC Programming, Specialty Machinery

DMC programmed a machine that would apply labels to products at a rate of 80 products per minute. Our role was to design the controls configuration, design the HMI, and program the automation logic to apply labels reliably at the target speed. The project was accomplished using B&R controls with implementation of their new mapp technology for automation.

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WinCC OA High Speed Data Collection

Posted in HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, WinCC Open Architecture Development

DMC worked with our client to develop a system for collecting transient data from a manufacturing line at a high sampling rates. This system stores data in an Oracle database for reporting and long term archiving. The goal was to reduce manufacturing line downtime and eliminate product recalls by constantly monitoring machine operation and recording exceptions.

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Allen Bradley MicroLogix PLC LACT Skid Programming

Posted in Allen Bradley PLC Programming, HMI and SCADA Systems, Oil and Gas, PLC Programming

DMC programmed the PLC and HMI for a LACT Skid to meet a tight timeline for shipping. The development included custom functionality valves and pumps in the oil, produced water, and fresh water systems. The controller communicated with a Micro Motion Coriolis Transmitter over Modbus to obtain the important flow data.

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Gas Compression System for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Posted in Allen Bradley PLC Programming, HMI and SCADA Systems, Manufacturing Automation and Intelligence, Oil and Gas, PLC Programming, Rockwell FactoryTalk

DMC worked with a leader in the gas compression industry to expand a custom gas compression system for enhanced oil recovery. The existing PLC program and I/O was extended to increase total capacity by bringing another compressor online.  

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