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AISI Control System Questionnaire

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AISI Control System Questionnaire:

*Your Name:
*Company Name:
*Address1:
Address2:

*City:
*State:
*Zip Code:
*Email Address:
*Project Name:
*Phone:
Sales Representative:
Representing Company:
Sales Representatives E-mail:
Required Date for Proposal: [ example: 01/01/2008 ]
Scope of Work:

Project Location if different from above:
Name of Plant:
*Address1:
Address2:

City:
State:
Zip Code:
Section 1: System Overview
1. Does Project have a funded Budget? Yes  No
2. Select Project Start Timing.  
3.Select Project Finish Timing. 
4. Amount of down time allotted for implementation:
5. Is the project a new application or an upgrade to an existing process or machine? [ Select ]
6. What do you feel is required of the integrator:
7. Brief description of controls project.


Section 2: Power Requirements
1.Will the system require both 3 phase and single phase power? Yes  No
* If no, go to question # 4
2. What is the primary voltage?
If Other:
3. What is the secondary voltage are required?
Other:
4. Control power feed from separate source will separate source power be provided from UPS? Yes  No
5. If required which type of a primary disconnect is preferred?
6. Which type of main circuit protection is preferred?
7. What is the minimum interrupting capacity required for the primary protective device?
8. Does the Main disconnect require Service Entrance Label? Yes  No
9. Enclosure rating?
10. Enclosure mounting requirements?
11. Will the power be top or bottom feed? Top Bottom
12. Will field wiring be top or bottom feed? Top Bottom
13. Is climate controlled panel air conditioning required? Yes  No
14. Is a panel heater required? Yes  No
15. Will the control system be installed in an area that would require explosion proof rating? Yes  No


Section 3: Control Architectures
1. What type of control system is preferred?
2. If “Other” please state preference:
3. What size system is required for discrete inputs and outputs?
4. What are the system requirements for analog inputs and outputs?
5. Please state if there are any special I/O modules required?

6. Will there be distributed or remote I/O locations? Yes  No
7. * If yes, to question 6 please specify.

8. If so how many?
9. Enclosure(s) rating?
10. Do you have a control system manufacture preference? Yes  No

* If "yes", then what is your preference?
11. Does the project require the control system supplier to provide control system programming? Yes  No
12. Does your company have a current version of the control system manufactures programming software? Yes  No
13. Does your company maintain a software/service agreement with the control system manufacture? Yes  No
14. Which type of operator interface or graphical interface is required?
15. If self contained touch screen operator interface is required unit is required does it require color? Yes  No
16. If the operator interface is computer based please specify preference.
17. Will the graphical interface be mounted in the main control panel?
Yes  No
18. If the answer to 14 is “No” please specify enclosure type and location.

19. Does the project require the control system supplier to provide operator interface programming? Yes  No

Section 4: Motion
1. Will the motors be powered through the main control panel? Yes  No
* If no, got to question 6
2. How many motors are powered by across the line starters?
Motor Size Horsepower Quantity
1
2
3
4
5
Other

3. Are there any motors on Variable Frequency Drives? Yes  No
* If no, go to question 6
4.Do you have preference of a manufacture of VFDs.

5. How many motors are powered by Variable Frequency Drives?
VFD Size Horsepower Quantity
1
2
3
4
5
Other

6. Are the system  motors located in a Motor Controls Center (MCC)?
Yes  No
7. Is the MCC an Intelligent MCC ? Yes  No
* If no, go to question 9
8. What communications network is implemented in the MCC?
If Other:
9. What is the approximate number of motors in a MCC to be controlled by the control system?
10. How many devices are controlled by air operated solenoids?
If Other:
11. What is the coil voltage?
12. How many devices are controlled by hydraulic solenoids?
13. Are there any other types of motion control required?


Section 5: Sensing/Inputs

1. Where will the pilot type devices (pushbuttons, selector switches, etc), HMI be mounted?
2. If MCP or both, how many devices will be mounted on the Main Control Panel?


3. If Remote Operators Panel or both, how many devices will be mounted in ROS?


4. Will the integrator be responsible for providing field sensing devices?
Yes  No

5. How many will be limit switch type devices?
6. How many will be Photo electric type devices?
7. How many will be inductive type devices?
8. How many will be temperature sensors?
9. How many will be pressure sensing devices?
10. How many will be flow sensing devices?  


11. Would you require the integrator to field mount the sensing devices? Yes  No
12. * If no, how many pilot/sensing devices will be used?
Discrete devices:
If Other:
Analog devices:
If Other:
 If Other:
 If Other:
Special sensing device: such as encoder, flow meters, absolute encoders, laser distance measuring devices.

13. Any other type input devices or system required for the project?


Section 6: Information System
1. Is there a system requirement for batch or product tracking? Yes  No
* If no, go to Section 7 Network
2. Is there a SCADA software solution that would or does collect batch or product information? Yes  No   * If no, go to question 8
3. Is there a SCADA package that is implemented at present with in the operations?
Yes  No
4. If the answer to question 3 is yes; which SCADA package is operational at present?
5. If the answer to question is no: is there a requirement for a SCADA package?
Yes  No
6. Which SCADA package do you prefer?

7. How many tags do you feel are required for the application?
8. Will there be production data collected via Barcode or other symbology?
Yes  No   * If the answer to question 8 is no, please describe the process of data collection preferred.

9. Will the operators be required to scan the bar code? Yes  No
10. At how many points on the production line is bar code information collected?

11. Are stationary barcode scanners used in production? Yes  No
12. At how many points on the production line is bar code information collected?

13. Are the codes collected while the product is stationary? Yes  No

*If you would like please down load our barcode questionnaire. Click here to download.
If possible please forward to AISI a sample copy of the label that is used or is to be used.

Section 7: Network Requirements
1. Will the control system be part of a plant wide network? Yes  No
*If the answer is no, then please submit the questionnaire.
2. What will be the preferred communications protocol? If Other:
3. What media is will be used?
4. Do you have a preferred provider of industrial network devices? If Other:
5. Do you prefer that the SCADA, HMI, Plant-wide communications be part of a separate network from the drives and other control networks?
Yes  No
6. Is the plant-wide network in place or is the design and installation part of the integrators responsibility?
Yes  No
7. Would the customer like to explore an industrial wireless network?
Yes  No
8. At present, are there wireless access points available in the plant?
Yes  No
9. Please write a brief description of your preferred network configuration.

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