- 09 May
MCL Control keeps developing its own solution, CompressorSentinel™, a comprehensive integral solution targeted to satisfy the protection and control requirements of centrifugal and axial compressors, in both stand- alone and networked configurations, which combines specific safety, high speed control strategies, and sequencing of each compression train, with the global requirements of machines integration, production strategies, monitoring facilities, information supervision, and centralization. As a result, MCL Control provides a smart flexible solution at a very competitive cost that decreases when the same architecture is extended to the rest of associated production processes.
The global concept of CompressorSentinel™ offers answers that reach all production related areas (operation, maintenance, supervision, management, administration, etc.). Based on current API, ISA/ANSI, IEC, as well as equipment manufacturers’ safety standards requirements, CompressorSentinel™ complies with the concept of having Safety and Control separated in independent Modules as described below.
Furthermore, CompressorSentinel™ is based upon commercial Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) platforms for both control and sequencing, and upon IEC-61508 compliant TÜV certified Programmable Electronic Systems (PES or Safety PLC) for process safety. The architecture of a system based in this product can be adjusted to comply with the required Safety Integrity Level (SIL) and availability for your process.
CompressorSentinel™ also offer the flexibility of combining both control and protection of the equipment in the same controller (PLC) when allowed by applicable regulations and standards.
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