Control Panels & Systems Integration

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  • States: GA, NC, SC, TN, VA, United States
  • Summary: Carotek Control Panels and Systems Integration Group can design, fabricate, program software (Both PLC and HMI) and assist with start-up on your next automation project. Our customized control panels meet your unique needs.
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  • Engineering / Design
  • Certifications
  • Startup / Training
Carotek's Control Panels and Systems Integration Group can design, fabricate, develop software (Both PLC and HMI) and assist with start-up on your next automation project. We can fabricate custom PLC control cabinets to meet your unique needs.  We will build control systems to go into your existing process systems or your production facilities.  We also build control systems as part of our complete Packaged Process Skid Fabrication Services.  When you place an order with Carotek you're not just ordering parts, you're getting an engineered solution.

Complete Control System Design & FabricationUL/CUL 508A, 698 and 1203 CertifiedAuthorized Integrator for most major PLC and HMI ManufacturersExperience with all major brands of DC Drive and AC Variable Frequency DrivesSystems fabricated to your design or custom designed by our Engineering staffAutoCAD Electrical generated drawingsIn house Software Development capabilitiesAll systems tested prior to shipmentOn site Start-Up Assistance and Training available
Pulp & PaperPlant Process ControlPharmaceuticalProcess InstrumentationFood ProcessingVariable Speed ApplicationsRoboticsPlasticsPower GenerationMaterial HandlingPetro Chemical/ChemicalWireless ApplicationsAutomotiveBio-DieselWater & Wastewater

Control System Engineering Services

As part of our complete control systems and panels services, we offer control system engineering services to design the right system for your specific application.

PLC/HMI program development - All major brands supportedCustom development of computer screens for operator interfaceReport generation software developmentComplete annotated documentationInstallation and operator documentation and trainingMultiple drawing formats (size & color)

Control System Design Process

We start by taking the time to completely understand your requirements and the goals for the control system.  For large systems, each control panel is designed with the system operators in mind.  We can work with all major brands of components - Rockwell, Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Honeywell, GE, Schneider, Motorola, Bosch - and source all of the materials needed.

Control Panel UL Certifications

Carotek offers several certifications on all of our control systems according to your particular process requirements.  We are a UL 508, 698 and 1203 certified panel shop for industrial control panels (standard and hazardous). We can do certification testing for your existing control panels - only in our facility.  Testing in your facility must be conducted by UL.

Hazardous Location Certified

Our latest certification is in the UL’s Hazardous Location Industrial Control Panel Program.  UL certifies industrial control panels for use in ordinary locations, for use in hazardous locations, or for use relating to hazardous locations. These certification services are accepted in every jurisdiction across North America. The industrial control panels covered by these UL services are assemblies of components such as motor controllers, overload relays, fused disconnect switches, circuit breakers and related control devices. These related control devices may include pushbutton stations, selector switches, pilot lights, control relays and the like. Associated wiring terminals and similar components are also included.

Explosion Proof - UL 1203

1.1 These requirements cover explosion-proof and dust-ignition-proof electrical equipment for installation and use in hazardous (classified) locations, Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, and D, and Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F, and G, in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.1.2 These requirements also cover explosion-proof electrical equipment for installation and use in Class I, Zone 1, Groups IIA, IIB, and IIC hazardous (classified) locations and dust-ignition-proof equipment for use in Zone 20, 21, and 22 locations.1.3 These requirements also cover explosion-proof electrical equipment that has been investigated for use in one or more specific gas or vapor atmospheres with or without additional Class I Groups. See These requirements do not cover equipment for use in hazardous (classified) locations specifically covered in a separate standard.1.5 These requirements do not cover electrostatic devices, circuits or systems; refrigeration system controllers or the internal construction of electrical instruments such as meters.1.6 These requirements cover equipment for use under the following atmospheric conditions:a) A minimum ambient temperature of minus 50°C (minus 58°F);b) An oxygen concentration not greater than 21 percent by volume; andc) A nominal barometric pressure of one atmosphere.1.7 Equipment covered by this standard shall also comply with the applicable requirements for similar equipment for use in ordinary unclassified locations.

Control System Calibration & Training

Carotek offers unparalleled startup assistance to get your control panel system up and running quickly, operator training to ensure system integrity, and 24/7 services when needed.

This includes:

Factory qualified technicians Start-Up services Operator/User training Instrument calibration & repair Field Troubleshooting Plant & system audits

Certified Technician Control Panels Startup

Our technicians are trained and certified by the manufacturers of our components.  This ensures that they always have the most up-to-date knowledge to properly setup your systems. We will come to your facilities with our control panels and provide startup assistance to ensure that everything is working correctly.  This includes startup testing to ensure compliance with any required standards. Our team also will ensure all instruments are calibrated correctly and repair/replace any existing instrumentation as needed.  We will troubleshoot to ensure complete system integrity before leaving the job site.

Control Panels Training

We offer complete training services. Choose from individualized training of your primary operators, who can then train others in your facility; or complete staff training.