S5 to S7 Upgrades – The conventional way

Although Optima exclusively offer the S57 processor to upgrade critical plant and equipment in stages from Siemens Step 5 to Step 7 and TIA Portal we realise not all our customers wish to take this approach. Well that doesn’t create a problem for us. We are happy to upgrade your plant and equipment using other innovative methods. We can offer a seamless transition from Interbus to Profinet or Masterdrives to Sinamics.

Below, you will find a list of some of the more interesting Siemens Step 5 to Step 7 or TIA Portal conversions we have carried out.

Bespoke Welding Machines’ Seam-Less Upgrade From S5 To Tia Portal

October 16, 2019

Siemens S5 PLC’s are the workhorses of industry which is why Optima still come across them on a weekly basis. Fortunately, our talented team of engineers can apply their engineering skills to a wide variety of machines. This provides a valued upgrade service for our clients. S5 has been so reliable that we are now upgrading ...

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Drive System Retrofit for MasterDrives

September 18, 2019

Optima’s innovative approach to motor and drive upgrades significantly reduces the installation time and minimises risk to your site. All of our systems are thoroughly tested before they are shipped to site, completely eliminating any “out of box” failures. By replacing legacy equipment, your production machine can be future-proofed with the latest technology features and ...

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Don’t replace old for old. Replace old with new!

July 1, 2019

Should you really replace like-for-like following failure of an automation component? Why not consider the opportunity of upgrading to a brand new fully-supported unit? The cost difference may not be what you expect. Quite the opposite in fact. Read on for more information:  When faced with the complete failure of a HMI TP177A, our customer wished ...

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

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 a trusted partner of Siemens. See the below link for more information:

https://new.siemens.com/uk/en/products/drives/extended-warranty-packages.html

To be accepted as a Solution Partner of the “Drives & Motion” arm of Siemens, Optima must fulfill the following qualification criteria:

  • A proven track record of many years of experience in implementing projects in drive systems engineering using Siemens components
  • Qualified management our own projects, configuration and quality
  • Regular auditing of partner performance by Siemens Automation and Drives
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