Control Systems


With McBurney controls engineers’ diversified project experience (i.e. designing PLC/HMI or DCS based platforms), we provide integrated control system solutions that are designed for the customer’s specific plant requirements. Our capabilities include:

  • Power Plant Optimization
  • Control System Upgrades
  • Comprehensive Instrumentation, Controls and Electrical Designs
  • Integrated PLC, DCS, and HMI Control Systems
  • Project Development
  • HMI Screen Development
  • SQL Programming
  • Factory Acceptance Test
  • Checkout and Startup Assistance
  • Operations Manuals
  • Operating Training

Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams

  • Specifying field devices (i.e. control valves, transmitters, O2 and conductivity analyzers, CEMS, etc.).





Process Control Logic Diagrams (SAMA’s)

  • Preparing system configuration diagrams for detailed programming of the projects PLC or DCS based control system.
  • Examples of SAMA Diagram designs include parallel and metered cross limited combustion controls, three-element feedwater controls, turbine steam by pass automation, etc.




PLC / DCS Loop Diagrams

  • PLC and DCS instrument loop diagrams for a turnkey project that supports electrical installation, checkout, startup, and future troubleshooting.





PLC / DCS System Design

  • PLC and DCS systems are designed to provide your control system platform of choice.
  • PLC programming experience includes Allen-Bradley, General Electric, Siemens and Modicon PLC platforms.
  • DCS configuration experience includes ABB Bailey, Honeywell, Moore and Siemens platforms.



PC Based Operator Consoles

  • Ergonomically designed consoles.
  • Multiple industrial grade computers running Windows NT® based operating systems, with the operator’s HMI graphics runtime and / or engineering development packages.





HMI Graphic Displays

  • The operator interface graphic displays are designed to optimize productivity.
  • HMI platform experience includes Allen-Bradley RSView32™, GE Cimplicity®, Intellution®, Siemens ProTool®, and Wonderware™.




Factory Acceptance Test

  • Our engineers verify PLC and DCS programming with HMI graphics for each project.


Integrated System Control System Architecture