Posts Categorised: Case Studies

Liquid Filling Machine PLC Software Design

Liquid Filling Machine

We’ve recently provided the necessary Siemens PLC Software Design for a Liquid Filling Machine that’s now up and running in a large European Brewery. The Liquid Filling Machine Control System included an Ethernet Enabled Siemens S7-1200 PLC and associated IO Modules. The filling machine manufacturer required our assistance with the PLC Software Design based on… Read more »

PLC Upgrade of Top Drive Controls System

An onshore Oil Drilling Rig

Here is a case study following a PLC Upgrade project we completed for an Onshore Oil Drilling Rig Operator whereby we completely removed and then upgraded the existing Control System of the Top Drive. A major operator of onshore Oil Drilling Platforms had a troublesome Control system on an existing Drilling Rig. Following further investigation… Read more »

Flow Loop Control System

A Control Panel Legend plate that we recently supplied with a Controls Panel

A major global company in the Oil and Gas industry approached Acquire Control to provide a complete Control System for a new prototype system which they had developed, and naturally we were more than happy to help. The prototype ‘Flow Loop System’ has all it’s mechanical aspects firmly in hand, however the customer required a complete… Read more »

Cradle Maintenance Schneider PLC Support


A spot of Schneider PLC support ensured Acquire Control reached new heights in the services that we offer, literally. A troublesome cradle needed some TLC and as always we were keen to help. These cradles are used by window cleaners and building maintenance crews to service tall buildings such as office block, apartments and major city landmarks where… Read more »

Eurotherm Drives Support for Extrusion Machine


We’ve recently helped a midlands recycling company with a plastic extrusion machine which had stopped working. The fault though was thought to be with the on board Eurotherm 590 Series Analog Drive, so we were called to investigate and provide some Eurotherm Drives support. Looking through the electrical drawing and going through the machines ‘start… Read more »

Controlled Emission Toilets Schneider PLC Programming


We’ve recently provided Schneider PLC Programming assistance to a supplier of Controlled Emission Toilets (CET’s) Systems used in the Rail Industry. We helped out their Control Engineers with Schneider PLC and HMI Software design and on-site system commissioning during a recent installation. The PLCs which we designed software for included a Schneider M340 PLC and… Read more »

Continuous Frying Machine Siemens S7-200 PLC Programming

Continuous Frying Machine

An imported industrial Continuous Frying Machine required some Siemens S7-200 PLC Programming support in order for it to be successfully handed over to it’s UK customer and we were happy to help. The ‘Continuous Conveyorised Frying Machine’ required software tweaks and alterations for both the on board Siemens S7-200 PLC and the Siemens TP277 6″… Read more »