Instrumentation, Controls, + Automation Engineering

Sidock Group’s electrical engineers provide clients with technical expertise in the design, construction, installation, programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance of instrumentation and electrical control systems. Our highly experienced engineers and designers are experts in the field of machine automation and can provide quality controls design and engineering for any application; including fully integrated PLC and DCS systems. In addition, Sidock Group can design, build, and commission custom process control panels.

Instrumentation, Controls, + Automation Services:

• P&ID development
• Instrument loop diagrams
• Instrumentation installation details
• Instrument specifications and data sheets
• CEM data acquisition and reporting
• Analog closed loop (including PID loops) control
• Digital logic control
• Man / Machine interface design
• Data collection
• Plant wide graphics displays and control
• Statistical process control analysis and reporting
• Real time histograms and operator and annunciator systems
• Data transfer to mainframes and other process computers
• Cost estimates and project schedules
• PLC programming for process
improvements and reduction of downtime
• Electrical controls design and application
• System fabrication, programming, and service
• Programmable logic control systems
• Drive sizing, selection, and application
• DCS control systems
• Network communications

Project Types:

• Servo drive upgrades of obsolete DC drives
• Removal of relay controls and retrofitting of programmable controls
• Robotics and cell design including integration of robots into new or existing processes
• Complete documentation of new and existing machinery and power distribution systems
• Electrical maintenance and construction assistance
• Process control systems and instrumentation
• On-site troubleshooting assistance and technical training for company personnel
• Material handling systems
• Plant wide graphics displays and controls
• Graphic interfaces — HMI & SCADA
• Control panel design and upgrading
• Complete substation installations and documentation
• Power quality services