Control Panel Repair/Retrofit
Typical Control Panel Retrofit Requirements
- Upgrade from a proprietary controller to a site-specific PLC.
- Upgrade from an existing pump type and horsepower to a new pump type and horsepower.
- Upgrade from an existing level control to a new level control device.
- Add (or change) an existing communication system to a new system or a specific SCADA system.
- Evaluation of an existing system relative to various state and local codes.
- Develop or update software code to provide expanded operation and communication functionality.
- Develop plans to move an existing controller from below grade to above grade or vice versa.
- Integrate other systems to existing or new controls. For example, auxiliary power, flow meters, data & readout, dosing pumps, etc.
Retrofit AutoCAD Plans
HMI Screen Examples
Control Panel Retrofit Process (Order of Business)
- On-site evaluation of existing control panels and system layout.
- Evaluation of any and all existing documentation.
- Evaluation of an existing problems or issues related to the existing system.
- Clear determination of the anticipated new retrofit configuration and subsequent control and operational parameters.
- Develop scope of work for the control panel and control system retrofit.
- Develop engineered control panel and system drawings.
- Manufacture, delivery, install, and start-up of the new retrofit configuration.
- Provide O&M documentation, training, and warranty.
Typical Control Panel Repair Requirements
- Repair of enclosure or structural damage.
- Repair or replacement of:
- Pump starters
- HMIs (Touchscreen)
- Level-Sensing devices
- Any and All control panel components
Control Panel Repair Process (Order of Business)
- On-site evaluation of existing problems
- Determine if the problem can be repaired onsite during the evaluations visit.
- Repair as necessary, or identify the problem and write a proposal for a repair of some greater scope.