Tech Talks

Relay Programing for Normally Open and Normally Closed Contacts in Failsafe or Non-Failsafe

When programming a protection relay, it can often be confusing to determine the correct settings for output contacts. The two areas of focus are determining if a normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) output contact will be used and then if that output contact should be set…
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Instrument and Control Engineering Services

Sverdrup Engineering Services can design, specify and program a control system that fits your needs. We have designed and implemented control and monitoring systems for mining operations, industrial process facilities, automotive lines, semiconductor fabs, water treatment and…
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How to Choose an Engineering Consultant

Here are a few things that should be considered when choosing an engineering consultant or design service. Try to find: An experienced consultant who can make valuable recommendations based on past experiences This added insight saves money and time during the construction of…
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The Key to a Successful Engineering Project

We are often asked what methods we use to create engineering designs for our clients. Inevitably, each project is unique, but all designs share common traits. Each design must: Be delivered on schedule Be completed under budget Fulfill the expectations of the client The key to…
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Retrofitting an Existing Control System

Over the last few years, we have encountered many projects that involve removing an obsolete or incompatible controller and replacing it with a new one. This is done for any number of reasons. It is difficult to find parts for controllers that are no longer supported by the…
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