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Accelerate your digital and sustainability transformation at Siemens Transform 2024

March 15, 2024

Transform 2024: Transform the everyday We are delighted to invite you to join us forTransform 2024 – the technology showcase from Siemens. Join thousands of participants and accelerateyour digital and sustainability transformation to transform the everyday, foreveryone, on 17-18 July at Manchester Central. ·     Hear from, engage with, and collaborate with industry experts on key industry topics – ...

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Optima’s Solution Partner Accreditation for 2024

March 4, 2024

Optima are proud to maintain both our Siemens Drives and Motion and Factory Automation accreditations for 2024. Our Solution Partner status as Automation Drives verifies our status of application and system expertise, industry knowledge and project experience. We implement tailor-made solutions with exceptional quality. Our partner accreditation forms part of Siemens’ commitment to their principle of ...

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S88 Solution Solves Obsolescence Issue

February 10, 2022

Addressing obsolescence is an issue facing many companies and failure to create a robust action plan can often lead to problems that not only affect the operation of a line or machine, but can also result in unfavourable issues that could have detrimental effects on quality levels and brands. The dangers of obsolescence were identified early ...

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Up to 5 Years Warranty as Standard on our Motor and Drive Upgrades with Siemens

June 29, 2021

As a trusted Siemens Drive and Motion Partner, any machine upgrade that Optima engineer that uses Siemens Drives and Motors, Siemens will provide a 5 year warranty on the drive and 3 years on the motor/ motor gearbox Free of Charge. Optima can also extend this standard warranty further for you at preferential rates as ...

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Optima achieve accreditation by Avetta for supplier competency

April 28, 2021

Optima have been certified as an approved supplier to Schneider Electric and become part of the Avetta Consortium. Membership of Avetta is your guarantee of our quality, procedures and most important of all, safe working standards. We look forward to working closely with Schneider Electric on upcoming major projects. This enhances our product and engineering services ...

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Re-commencement of commissioning on major projects

March 5, 2021

Critical process industry can’t stop, so Optima have been back commissioning on-site for some time now to support our customers. For this major project, we have written the PLC and SCADA platform to control the whole process from start to finish. The application is written entirely in TIA Portal with a total of three WinCC SCADA ...

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All the support you need… when you need it

November 27, 2020

Here at Optima we are always looking at ways at which we can better support our customers. If the problem can be identified remotely and and fixed without requiring a visit to site, then there are cost savings to be made, both in terms of engineering time saved and production downtime losses.Of course, not every ...

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Supply of Motor Generator Test Rigs to Blackpool & The Fylde College

October 23, 2020

If you want to learn about Asynchronous and Synchronous AC machines, DC Motors, Generator and Motor principles it’s useful to be able to carry out practical work on them. Step forward Optima who helped Blackpool & The Fylde College fulfil their requirements to have two new state-of-the art installed at their brand new training facility ...

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25% Production Improvement from Loadcell Upgrade

October 22, 2020

That tension indicator on your web processing machine might not seem too important when the machine is running well. However, when web breakages become more frequent and operators are adjusting dials to tease the machine into starting and stopping without causing web wrap-ups or sheet breakages then something is definitely amiss. Loadcell failures may remain undetected ...

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PanelView HMI Upgrades

October 21, 2020

Using the latest migration strategies, upgrading a failing HMI panel can cost less than you think. Optima recently migrated a PC-based HMI system to the latest PanelView HMI.  The project involved removal of the old PC-Based system including UPS, Industrial Computer and separate touch-screen HMI. Some challenges with this project were maintaining compatibility with the legacy DF-1 ...

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