Distributed control systems (DCS) are widely used in major industries. They are mainly used in plants with continues process having large number of input and output signals, especially analogue signals, and simple or sophisticated control loops. Controllers and workstations are usually distributed in several control rooms all around the plant. They can communicate with smaller control systems of machines, process packages, Emergency Shutdown systems (ESD) and F&G systems to provide supervisory information for plant management. They have data and alarm logging and reporting facilities to provide easy and efficient process management. They can be connected to or be a part of management information systems (MIS) and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) to provide required information for enterprise management.
Borna system offers DCS from well-known manufacturers such as:
- Siemens PCS7
- Emerson DeltaV