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Automation Strategy Development

EPIC provides a unique and comprehensive machine automation strategy upfront at the most critical stage of your project. We focuses on the most practical solutions for customized improvements and efficiencies for your project. Before your project begins, we learn:

  • Automated equipment scale requirements
    • From fractional horsepower steppers to multi-horsepower drives, etc.
  • Client preferred logic platform and brand preferences on custom machining project
  • Your companies standards that must be followed throughout machine automation
  • The capabilities of mechanical and electrical maintenance personnel working in your facility
  • Functional strategy for operators and maintenance personnel
  • Operator span of control relative to total operator responsibilities
  • Budget limitations or special conditions

Power, Controls & Instrumentation Device Specification

EPIC’s engineers select input and output devices in a practical fashion based upon your custom built machine’s objectives. We thoroughly investigate all of the automated machine characteristics to alleviate any challenges in selecting the proper devices. Our full automation capabilities encompass:

  • Control panel fabrication
  • Control system development & integration
  • Electrical design
  • Programming
  • Drafting services
  • MES & SCADA solutions
  • Plant floor IT solutions
  • Robotic work cells integration
  • Safety engineering

All components and instruments specified by EPIC meet UL, CSA and/or CE requirements as necessary for the automated machine’s success. EPIC’s engineers handle the procurement of all automation devices, adhering to our EPIC-Vendor Relationship which allows us to pass added cost-savings to our clients.

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