Electrical Engineering

Applying control technology to automated machinery needs a range of technical skills. Good electrical engineering ensures it’s safety, reliability and longevity.

Our engineers design control systems with electrical and electronic equipment switching and controlling powers rated from milli-watts to megawatts. In the work we undertake the consequences of poor electrical engineering can be catastrophic. To ensure the high quality of engineering that is necessary we operate a design procedure regime that ensures good engineering practise on every project and encourages our engineers to be disciplined both technically and procedurally. With competent peer checking mechanisms and pre-approved component sizing techniques we guarantee our designs are good.

Using EN60204-1 design standards means that clients get consistency in there interfaces and documentation. If however our clients have their own site or corporate engineering standards we readily accommodate them.

Need more information? Browse various projects here. Our industry-specific pages also provide details about the control system projects we have completed over the years.

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All the support you need… when you need it

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 problem can be fixed remotely, but if a more detailed prognosis can be made in the first instance, then preparations for any site visit will be more focused on the problem area. Read our Remote Access Brochure for more information.

Cloud Remote Access

Cloud Access

With this remote access system:

  • Our engineers use the same software they would use if they had travelled to the remote site. The customer does not need to purchase the specialist programming tools or laptop
  • The system uses the existing, broadband Internet connection on site, whether wired or wireless
  • If this is not available (for example at a remote operating plant or location) our 4G Mobile Data Sim configuration provides the communication link required. 
  • Depending on network coverage, the most appropriate mobile telephone network provider can be selected. Our range of high-gain antennas ensure that a reliable data link is always available
  • The system can be configured to send e-mail notifications, when machine faults / alerts occur

We would be pleased to provide you with a custom quotation for your remote access requirements.

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