SIL Controls, Pump Sets Ltd, Clyde Union, TATA Steel

As part of a major refurbishment program at TATA Steel, Port Talbot South Wales, SIL supplies control systems for 14 specialised diesel driven pump each customised for their particular duty. Highly reliable automated operation was key and closely monitored during design and testing. Sets used both mechanical and electronic engines by Perkins, Cummins and Caterpillar . Independent remote automatic and local manual starting systems optimise reliability required for these critical backup pumps. All have fully automated warm up, cool down and at load speed control.