TCL are pleased to announce that they are
enhancing their product line and now offer panel design and manufacture
as individual services. Building on over 27 years’ of control
system design and manufacturing experience we now offer the design and
manufacture of bespoke panels for numerous control system applications
to customer specifications. We offer a flexible service to suit
customer requirements and can include one or more of the following
Control panel design by our team of
Sourcing of panel equipment or
integration of client supplied equipment
Manufacture of the panels to a TCL or
client design in our workshop
Testing of the panels in our fully
The service builds on the design experience
of our engineering team in the design of control equipment for many
varied applications including hazardous and non-hazardous environments.
Typical applications include:-
Process control and monitoring
Fire & gas protection
All equipment is designed and manufactured
to TCL’s strict quality control standards which have been audited toISO
EN ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & BS OHSAS 18001:2007 standards
The TCL Service department can provide an
internal boroscope inspection service for all types of gas turbine.
Internal inspection is particularly important for gas turbines which
are subjected to high thermal stresses and is a critical preventative
maintenance operation. A boroscope inspection will enable the owner to:-
1) Identify parts that may fail in the
2) Plan future scheduled and
non-scheduled maintenance activities.
3) Pre-order parts for future replacement.
4) Reduce the spare parts holding.
The engine boroscope service includes:-
1) Attendance on site by TCL engineers,
with the latest boroscoping equipment.
2) Detailed report highlighting all areas
3) Video of the engine internals.
4) Recommendations for future maintenance.
Complete new controls systems for three Hispano Suiza THM1203 gas
turbine generators each rated at 6MW. These turbines are located
on an off-shore rig in Cameroon, West Africa. The upgrade
includes a new Allen Bradley PLC based control system installed in the
local panel to replace the existing electro mechanical relays. A
HMI with hard-wired instruments and controls will also be mounted in
the local panel along with a new vibration system and overspeed trip.
In the field a Det-Tronics fire and gas detection system and a TCL
manufactured fuel gas skid will be installed.
Didcot Power Station
Didcot Power Station consists of two power plants. Didcot A power
station includes a coal fired steam turbine plant and a liquid fuel
simple cycle gas turbine plant. The Didcot B power station consists of
a natural-gas fired CCGT power plant. The A station coal fired plant
will be decommissioned under the European Large Combustion Plant
Directive but the simple cycle gas turbine plant is being retained. To
allow continued use of the four RR Avon powered gas turbines,
they will be made autonomous from the A station by providing
controls within the B station control room.
The remote controls, to be provided by TCL,
consist of an Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC to provide an interface
between the gas turbine and the B station control room. The B station
control room will communicate with the PLC over an Ethernet
Ombilin Power Station situated on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra
consists of two 125 MW steam turbines and is operated by the Indonesian
power utility PLN. The governor system has become obsolete and will be
replaced with a new PLC based system. The upgrade includes a GE PLC
based controller with a PC based HMI mounted on the front of the
control panel. The control functions include:-
Governor speed control
HP pressure control
Automatic run-up with stress control
Gland steam control
Valve position control with manual
The electrical and software design will be
completed by TCL and hardware will be provided by PT Mitra Techno of
Indonesia who are the TCL partners in Indonesia.
Turbine Controls Limited is replacing the Woodward governor system on
the Rolls-Royce Avon Gas Turbine Control Systems for Dubai Petroleum at
their Fateh offshore platforms. The new governor system incorporates an
Allen Bradley PLC and EZ Panel HMI screen from which operators can view
governor information. The replacement governor system has been
designed to minimise the installation down time and interface with the
new GS16 Woodward fuel gas modulating 24Vdc actuated valves that TCL