Turbo expander

Engineering and delivery of the control technology incl. software development and commissioning of the control system for a turbo expander for natural gas.

Control system:

  • SIMATIC S7 400, 414-3DP
  • HIMA Aldig
  • Fail-safe control system

Operating and monitoring system:

  • 2 x operating stations with SIMATIC WinCC V5.1
  • Communication with SIMATIC S7 via Profibus

Bus systems:

  • Profibus:
    • Communication with SIMATIC S7 and the operating and monitoring system
  • Modbus
    • Communication with the monitoring system and the higher-level automation station

Noteworthy aspects:

  • Explosion protection
  • Safety functions via fail-safe control system (HIMA Aldig)