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Dounreay Nuclear Waste Case Study

Case Study: Project: Dounreay KNK Sodium Disposal Project -
MCC, PLC & SCADA system, System Integration, Commissioning & O&Ms

Market Sectors: Food & FMCG

Project Description: MCS Control Systems were contracted to design, build and commission a Motor Control Centre to control Super Heated Steam Skid including PLC & SCADA System Integration.

The Super Heated Steam skid is a first stage of KNK sodium disposal project with a number of interconnected skids. The Super Heated Steam skid is used to supply dilution water, steam, superheated steam and high/low flow hot nitrogen to the other process skids and the reaction vessel as required

System integration includes PLC system, SCADA and integration of package plant. MCS successfully completed the commissioning of the Motor Control Centre and customer training in Janetstown, Thurso

Scope of Supply:

Design and manufacture of the MCC & ICA panel

Design and configuration of PLC logic

Design and configuration of the SCADA control system

Electrical Design

Control of drives,valves and instruments via conventional I/O

Commissioning the control system

Production of documentation and calculations to prove BS7671 compliance & O&Ms

Onsite customer training and support



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