Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
As a Solution Provider of GE Intelligent Platforms, Applied Control Engineering, Inc. (ACE) has worked with GE PLCs for more than 15 years. Project experience includes many upgrades from Series V and VI controllers. Our GE experience includes: PLC Hardware & I/O Series V, Series VI, Series 90-30, Series 90-70, and Genius; Programming software: Logicmaster, Proficy Machine Edition, VersaPro, Proficy Logic Developer – Machine Edition; Communication networks: Ethernet, Ethernet Modbus TCP, Series 90 Protocol (SNP), Genius, Profibus-DP, DeviceNet.
ACE has worked with the Rockwell Automation (Rockwell) family of products since 1995 and has had a formal relationship with Rockwell since 2003. Recently, this relationship grew to include ACE as a Solution Partner in Rockwell’s exclusive System Integrator program. Our engineers have worked with the Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC) family of controllers (CompactLogix, ControlLogix, and FlexLogix) and the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) family (MicroLogix, SLC 500, and PLC-5). Project experience includes many upgrades of PLC-2 and PLC-5 controllers. We have also designed industrial networks using Rockwell’s technologies, including DeviceNet, ControlNet, EtherNet/IP, DH+, DH-485, Remote I/O and other standards such as Foundation Fieldbus, ProfiBus, and Modbus TCP/IP.
ACE has been a system integrator with Schneider Electric since 1995 and our engineers have a long history with the full range of Schneider’s PLC products. Our engineers have worked with Modicon, Square D and Telemecanique products. We have upgraded many Modicon 984 PLCs utilizing 800 series I/O with up-to-date Quantum processors with Modbus TCP/IP communication interfaces. Our Modicon experience includes the full product line: PLC Hardware & I/O: 584, 984, Compact, Quantum, Momentum, M340; Programming Software: Modsoft, Proworx NxT, Proworx32,Unity; Communication Networks: Modbus, Modbus+, Modbus TCP/IP.
ACE has been a Siemens Solution Provider Program Partner since 1994. We are also a Siemens Pharmaceutical Specialist and a specialist in migration. ACE engineers have extensive experience with Siemens/Moore LIL Instruments, MYCRO single loop controllers, and APACS installations, modifications, and support. We have upgraded many TI 505 series and S5 series PLCs to S7 series PLCs. Our Siemens experience includes the full product line as follows: PLC Hardware & I/O: TI-545, TI-555, S7-200, S7-300, S7-400, S7-1200 and ET 200; Programming software: TiSoft, APT, Step 5, Step 7, PCS 7, and TIA Portal; Communication Networks: PROFInet, Industrial Ethernet, PROFIBUS.