HMI SCADA Screens For Bascule Bridge

HMI SCADA Screens For Bascule Bridge The project focused on creating specialized HMI SCADA screens to enhance both the control and monitoring of bascule bridge operations. Key features include: Homepage Overview: Provides a snapshot of the bridge’s current position and alerts for immediate oversight. Motors Display: Detailed control and monitoring of the HPU’s pilot, boost,…

HPU Internal Build, Test & FAT

HPU Internal Build, Test & FAT Overview I was tasked with getting two large High-Pressure Units (HPUs) up and running smoothly. I used Siemens TIA Portal software and Siemens S7-1200 PLC hardware to control these units, making sure everything worked seamlessly. I also created easy-to-use screens for the operators on Siemens Basic HMI panels, making…

Advice To Control Engineering Graduates

Congratulations on graduating with a degree in Control Engineering! Here are some tips and advice to help you as you begin your career: Remember to stay passionate about your work, continue to learn and grow, and keep an open mind to new opportunities and challenges. Best of luck in your career!

Multi-Axis Forging Press Datalogger Fault

Multi-Axis Forging Press Datalogger Fault Overview Operators & Maintenance of a multi-axis forging press complained that their data logging software used for maintenance ‘LogView’, wasn’t working. Work Conducted Diagnosed LogView crash error and fixed the bug. Replicated LogView fault and create 3 step solution to fix the crash. Significantly shortened Operators restart procedure from 5…

Control Engineer Shortage

Browsing Reddit whilst at work (waiting for a file transfer) I came across a great post which I think summarises the Control Engineering field in terms of employment. I’ve only been in Control for 8 weeks but this is something I picked up on quickly. The other Control Engineers are ridiculously skilled yet they’ve told…