Automation & Controls
We’re a full-service industrial automation services company providing custom built control panels for our clients within all areas of Commercial and Industrial sectors. We offer state-of-the-art industrial automation solutions, with comprehensive capabilities in control and automation engineering, custom control panel design and fabrication. All our Control Panels are built to client specification.
We check every product throughout each step of the process, ensuring that each part meets specifications, and we conduct a comprehensive final inspection and test before delivering your panels — thus reducing installation and start-up time.
Our Control Panel Services Include:
• Allen Bradley Controls
• PLC, Speed Drives, Guardmaster Safety Systems & Networking Solutions
• Manufacture of Control Panels including full Turn Key Packages (including Electrical Fit Out)
• Installation & Commissioning
• Control System Design
• After-Sales Service
• CAD Drawings
All our panels/systems are CE Compliant with our services offered throughout Ireland and Europe.
At IETC we can guarantee that you will get the best quality right through from design to Commissioning and combined with the Contracting Services we can provide the full package.
Please see our Projects Section for Control Panels we have completed to date or alternatively please contact Us for More Information.
Our typical Build
On receiving an enquiry we arrange a meeting to sit down with the client to understand their needs. All information will be gathered at this meeting in order to quote and design the desired control panel for the application required. From the information gathered we then give a detailed quotation for the Control Panel required. Upon approval we can then move forward to the build.
All Control Panels are built with Rittal enclosures, unless otherwise specified, and are designed to have 25% additional space for future expansion within the enclosure provided. All enclosures can be expanded further with the use of the Rittal Baying system, which are integrated into all our designs. This system allows for inexpensive expansion as our clients’ needs expand into the future.
All Control Panels are wired in Panel Flex throughout with all terminations finished with bootlace ferrules to ensure a good final connection. All terminations are identified with the clients’ numbering system with the use of wrap around vinyl labels which correspond back to all Panel Schematics. These labels are guaranteed to last the lifetime of the control panel ensuring easy electrical maintenance going forward. This combined with the Wieland Spring Release Terminals ensures easy electrical maintenance going forward.
This ranges from Powerflex 755 Speed Drives to Compact Logix PLC Controllers right through to Guard Lock Systems utilizing Guardmaster Safety Systems with integrated Safety Controls. We can design a control panel to utilize any of the Allen Bradley family to ensure you have a system specifically designed for any client need. This can consist of Push Button or Panelview Plus Controls.
All systems are designed to communicate with Fibre or Standard Networks via internal control panel networking wired back to Network Switches. We also provide Energy Monitoring on all our panels that can also be monitored locally at the Control Panel or via the Network.
All PLC controls or Drives are designed to the clients’ needs. All controls are fully tested and fine-tuned prior to delivery to site in our workshop. All panels are fully tested and commissioned on site upon installation.
In addition to the above, all control panels can be fitted with the following:
Mains Distribution Systems
Panel Cooling (Air Condition Units/ Extract Fan Systems)
110v Panel Lighting Systems
Main Earth Bar
PC Access Points
Identification (Terminals, Cables and Controls)
Panel Schematic Pockets