Industrial Controls

AMT’s Controls Engineering Professionals’ Vast Experience Solves Your Problems

Do you have in-house controls resources but need more help? AMT has got you covered. We have a deep bench of controls engineers who are experienced in hardware and software on all commonly-used platforms. They become an important part of your team for as long as you need them.

Are you tackling a bigger project than is comfortable with your internal resources? Carve out the hardware or the software portion and let us take it off your plate.  We have an engineering team with experience across many industries and applications.

Let us support your existing team or provide turn-key solutions for:

  • Hardware and software logic design of new systems
  • Plant-wide networking and communication
  • Safety design, audits, and recommendations
  • Machine retrofit software and logic updates
  • Motion control, pneumatic, and hydraulic software
  • HMI/GUI design
  • Data tracking and archiving
  • Efficient field installation

We provide the following industrial controls design and engineering services:

  • Project management
  • Robot safety consulting
  • Hardware and software design
  • CAD services
  • PLC and HMI programming
  • Machine diagnostics
  • Start-up and debug
  • Installation and production support
  • Panel build

Why AMT? 

AMT can support or be your controls department. When we say we’re experienced, we mean it. Past projects include:

Testing

  • Continuity testing
  • Eddy current testing
  • Ultrasonic testing
  • Leak testing
  • Vision testing
  • X-ray testing

Error Proofing

  • Poke yoke
  • Weighing parts
  • Color sensing and matching parts
  • Tracking parts
  • Hand arrays for parts bins

Foundry

  • Robot-serviced 30’ dial tables with tilt pour fixtures
  • Aluminum engine manufacturing lines: manufacture engine block, cool engine block, hammer off the mold, recycle mold, store cooled parts FIFO, send for finishing
  • Robotic saw cell to cut apart castings
  • Manual saw machines to cut apart castings

Metal Removal

  • Dial tables with mills, drill unit model 150 and model 92s tapping units
  • Burnishers: manual load, robot load, and servo controlled

Material Handling

  • CDLR conveyors
  • Belt conveyors
  • Over-under conveyors
  • Slat conveyors
  • Power & free conveyors
  • Complete engine assembly lines

Industrial controls design is the key to manufacturing flexibility as it encompasses logic, motion, operator interface and data handling functions. The task can be daunting considering the current range of architectures, hardware and software solutions available, but AMT’s controls engineering professionals are experienced at designing systems with shorter lead times, greater flexibility and uncompromised quality.

The industrial controls team at AMT is comprised of approximately 25 PLC engineers, hardware designers and software developers with over 350 years combined experience. They are adept in all aspects of controls engineering – from simple ladder logic to factory wide networking and data archiving, and from clear intuitive MMI’s to advanced motion control.

We offer complete industrial controls design and engineering services to benefit customer operations

High Standards for Safety and Quality

Safety-related controls engineering is a specialty expertise of AMT which can benefit all customers. We are renowned in the industry for our skill in evaluating equipment and implementing the latest ANSI/RIA R15.05-2012, UL, CSA and CE safety standards. Additional to this, they expertly handle controls design related to safety relays, safety PLC’s, robots, operator/maintenance entrance points, safety mats, light screens and all types of safety lockouts.
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