Process Control Systems

Process Control Systems

A process control system (PCS) steers, controls and monitors process equipment. In the tank storage business, a PCS is commonly referred to as a Terminal Automation System (TAS), Terminal Control System (TCS) or Distributed Control System (DCS).

Agidens offers a carefully designed PCS that contributes to the efficiency, safety, durability and reliability of petrochemical, chemical and storage companies. It has been designed with all the prevailing standards and regulations in mind: S88, GAMP, PLC programmed in accordance with IEC61131, object-oriented programming.

Our services

  • Advice and guidance when selecting your system – creation of a blueprint
  • Engineering: system layout, application software (PLC and SCADA), I/O loops on sensors and actuators included
  • System integration and commissioning
  • Staff training
  • Lifecycle services: preventive and corrective maintenance (24/7 standby support), upgrades, migrations…


At that, Agidens is widely acclaimed for its specific automation know-how in the following fields:

  • Vapour recovery systems (VRU/VTU systems)
  • (Un)manned loading stations (train/truck)
  • Product transfers and injection (a. o. via pipeline)
  • Gas storage and transfers
  • Inline blending
  • Quay/ship connection (ref. ADN Directive)
  • Control rooms
  • Tank gauging and inventory systems
  • Automatic routing, configurable manifolds
  • Rain and wastewater systems
  • Gas & Fire Detection Systems
  • Firefighting Control Systems
  • Camera surveillance (CCTV)


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Our partners

  • Honeywell
  • Schneider Electric
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Siemens

  
Why Agidens?

  • Agidens is experienced in the design and construction of more efficient and safer terminals, using fit-for-purpose automation
  • Multidisciplinary approach (Process, E&I, Automation)
  • Experienced in various PCS systems
  • A bespoke solution
  • Extensive process and integration know-how
  • 50 years of experience in Tank Terminals

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