Høglund IAS is our highly flexible marine automation solution, designed to meet the complete range of alam and control tasks on-board all types of vessels.
Høglund Integrated Automation System (IAS) is based upon a large number of earlier delivered projects with necessary expansions and adoptions for every new type of marine components.
Høglund IAS is user-friendly and easy to configure. Through our in-house developed bulk data manager tool, we are able to convert the vessels IO list directly into a complete project file. With this tool, together with our marine library and in-house developed programs, we are able to complete the engineering phase of a projects with thousands of I/O in a few days. This makes us highly flexible and enables us to take on any marine project, no matter the size or time span.
Høglund IAS is based on ABB AC800M Process Controller together with the ABB S800 I/O system. The AC800 is modular and scalable in order to fit into any system, from smaller systems containing a few hundred signals to larger systems with several thousands of signals. Profibus is used for I/O communication. Distributed I/O are preferred. Both cable and installation costs are reduced when IO cabinets are located close to process equipment. The AC800 supports most common used protocols, and can also be setup as a redundant system. The controller is using a redundant IP network with communication up to the Operator Station
All our operator stations are windows based, and communicate with the process controllers through OPC standard. All operations, alarm and event handling and playback analysis will be handled from these operator stations. Mimics will be designed with our own developed software. They are easily created and presented using standardized display components. For special needs, customized display components can be created.
After extensive training sessions, customers may design and generate the total system without any engagement from Høglund at all. Høglund will provide the customer with all necessary generation tools to build a total project. If the project requires special Solutions not included in the library, Høglund will create them and send library updates directly to customer.