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Electronic gen set controllers and auxiliairy devices for Generator Sets

SICES SRL Via Molinello 8/B - 21040 Jerago con Orago (VA) - ITALY Tel. +39 0331 212941 - Fax. +39 0331 216102 Web site: www.sices.eu - E-mail: sales@sices.eu

S. S. . maintenance and commission activities and also offers a prompt intervention for repairs. By means of the acquired experience with avant-garde skills.E.I. SICES SRL has become one of the most important European companies able to supply its products all over the world. SRL has developed and reached competitiveness and a high technology level.E. S. With more than 30 years experience.C. in investments made in the field of renewable sources. believing. supply and start-up of ELECTRIC CONTROL PANELS and ELECTRONIC DEVICES for generator sets equipped with diesel. not betrayed.S.I. In addition.I.I. SRL is a dynamic Company which can provide a competent technical assistance during the start-up of plants.S.C. SRL is the Italian leader Company in the field of design.C.S.E.C. All products are indoor made starting from the simplest controllers for Automatic Mains Failure gensets to the most advanced control units for gensets running in parallel each others with or without the Mains. due to the central attention paid on “zero environmental impact” power plants.Page 3 Company profile S.E.C. SRL owns a patent for the production of bio-methane. are in fact installed in landfills where engines and gas turbines are fed by the gas which is recovered from the landfill itself and treated (BIOGAS). manufacturing. S. final tests.I.E. A large number of generation units designed and supplied by S. gas or biofuel engines.S.

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F.PRODUCT GUIDE Automatic Mains Failure controllers (A.M.)     GC310 GC350 DST4601 DST4400 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page5 Controllers for Synchro/Paralleling applications  GC500  DST4601PX Page 10 Page 11 Automatic controller for manual generator  EM1100 Page 13 Auxiliary devices       MODEM GSM MODBUS TCP/RTU GATEWAY DITEL REFILLING FUEL PUMP KIT RS232/485 Converter ROUTER GSM Page 14 Page 14 Page 14 Page 14 Page 15 Page 15 Supervision software  SicesSupervisor Page 16 .

GC310 includes the major measures like Mains and Generator Voltages. The new range of GCXXX gen set controllers are able to measure the MAINS frequency and compute power and energy even when the load is connected to the MAINS. GC310 is able to manage the changeover switch between Mains and Generator and is enabled to control the generator circuit breaker. Fuel level and so on…. Engine and Generator protections are already embedded.Page 6 Automatic Mains Failure controllers GC310 GC310 is the new automatic control card aimed for the control of Automatic Mains Failure Generators operating in single stand-by and prime mover mode. Generator currents and frequency. Battery voltmeter. Here you are the most important features:  Graphic display 70x38mm  CAN interface already built in (J1939)  8+3 INPUT e 8 OUTPUT (6 programmable)  Engine and Generator protections (Ground Fault protection 51N included)  RS232 interface port with MODBUS RTU protocol  Real Time Clock  Events and data logging  Engine speed measurement by pick-up or W  GSM and PSTN modem management  Ethernet interface by means an external module called “Gateway”  Working range temperature -25÷+70°C A series of additional option devices can be connected to GC310 controller:  Kit GSM with possibility of data call  Analogical Modem  Local and Remote PC  MODBUS GATEWAY TCP/RTU  Fuel pump kit .

Upon detection of a mains (utility) failure the module automatically starts the generating set. over speed. high engine temperature. The module has the ability to monitor under speed. The module also provides excellent engine monitoring and protection features. fail to start. GC350 is able to manage the changeover switch between Mains and Generator and is enabled to control the generator circuit breaker. low fuel alarm and loss of the speed sensing signal. fail to stop. over current. The module includes RS232 and an additional RS232 or RS485 in option suitable for linking to a PC.Page 7 www.sices. sending SMS messages and interfacing with new and existing building management systems. The module displays fault conditions on the Graphic display and via the LED indicators on the front of the panel. under/over generator volts. if compared with the simpler model GC310 controller. low oil pressure. Once the mains power has been restored the module instructs the generating set to stop. is equipped with an expansion I/O module which allows the use of this controller also for customized and non standard applications. emergency stop. charge failure. low/high DC battery volts. under/over generator frequency.eu GC350 GC350 is the advanced model of control unit for Automatic Mains Failure Generators operating in single stand-by A single prime mover mode. Here you are the most important features:            Graphic display 70x38mm CAN interface (J1939) 18+3 INPUT e 15 OUTPUT Engine and Generator protections (Differential protection 51N included) RS232 interface port with MODBUS RTU protocol Additional RS232 or RS485 serial port Real Time Clock Events and data logging Engine speed measurement by pick-up or W GSM and PSTN modem management Ethernet interface by means an external module called “Gateway” . GC350 control card.

DST4601 is a reliable controller suitable for standard and special applications assuring a quick and safe intervention by the generator in case of mains failure. giving measures and allowing reading of standard panel meter devices due to plain text human interface. The device is designed and built for excellent measures performance. A series of optional devices can be connected to the DST4601 control card in order to satisfy any customer’s needs.eu DST4601 DST4601 is an Automatic Mains Failure Generator set controller which merges both LED and LCD displays. It's available CAN interface with J1939 protocol and MTU MDEC CAN interface.sices. Thanks its high configuration degree. Engine and Generator protections. Fast sampling rate alongside to special calculation algorithms yield good precision.Page 8 www. linearity and immunity. In particular:  Kit GSM with possibility of data call  Analogical Modem  Local and Remote PC  MODBUS GATEWAY TCP/RTU  DITEL DEVICES to add the number of Input and Output  Fuel pump kit  DST4601RC (Remote control card) . DST4601 includes the most important Measure. Both generator voltage and current measures are true RMS measures.

All functions. It's available moreover CAN Interface with J1939 protocol and MTU MDEC CAN interface as well DST4400 control unit.Page 9 www. Generator frequency and so on. which are typically available in bigger and expensive devices. Generator currents. as per as other AMF controllers. A series of optional devices can be connected to the DST4400 control card in order to satisfy any customer’s needs. DST4400 includes the major measures like Mains and Generator Voltages. In particular:  Kit GSM with possibility of data call  Analogical Modem  Local and Remote PC  MODBUS GATEWAY TCP/RTU  DITEL DEVICES to add the number of Input and Output  Fuel pump kit .. is enabled to control changeover switch between the Mains and the generator in stand-by and it’s able to control the generator circuit breaker.sices.eu DST4400 DST4400 is one of the best sold automatic Gen-set control unit for stand-by generators up to 400kVA. are here enclosed in small dimensions.. commands and signals.

Synchronizer (via CAN or via PWM output) and VAR regulation. Perkins. Cummins. MTU. John Deere. Deutz. additional converter required) Load Management Up to 16 generator sets connected together Graphic display 70x38mm CAN interface (J1939) 18+3 INPUT e 15 OUTPUT Engine and Generator protections (Differential protection 51N included) RS232 interface port with MODBUS RTU protocol Additional RS232 or RS485 serial port Real Time Clock Events and data logging Engine speed measurement by pick-up or W GSM and PSTN modem management Ethernet interface by means an external module called “Gateway” Working range temperature -25÷+70°C . GC500 control card is able to directly communicate via CAN interface J1939 with a wide range of engines (Volvo Penta. Here you are the most important features:                    Internal active and reactive Load-sharing Power regulation Reactive power sharing Power factor regulation Synchronization (via CAN or Via PWM. GC500 control card has been projected to allow an easy use and installation due to its internal Load Sharing (by means an additional CAN interface). Caterpillar and others) and it can be used even with standard and traditional engines whose measurements are carried out by the embedded analogue Interfaces. This advanced and integrated controller is particularly aimed for groups of generator sets running in parallel with or without Mains. Scania.Automatic controllers for Parallelleling applications GC500 GC500 completes the new range of gen-sets controllers .

it can be used for controlling gen sets running in parallel with the mains and for cogeneration power plants.eu DST4601/PX DST4601PX is an automatic controller aimed in particular for PARALLEL APPLICATIONS and special executions. engine protections and monitoring.Page 11 www. it integrates on the standard version almost all the required functionality: generator protections. DST4601PX is equipped with an internal load sharing and it allows the parallel up to 24 generator sets. real time clock. VAR regulation and some advanced parallel protections are accomplished by a companion device called DICHRON module. A series of optional devices can be connected to the DST4601/PX control card. DST4601PX is equipped with a graphic display having the following dimensions: 125 x 72mm. DST4601/PX is a full featured device. serial communication and direct PSTN and GSM modem managing capability.sices. Moreover. In particular:  Kit GSM with possibility of data call  Analogical Modem  Local and Remote PC  MODBUS GATEWAY TCP/RTU  DITEL DEVICES to add the number of Input and Output  Fuel pump kit  DST4601/PXRC (Remote control card) . thanks to its high configuration degree. fuel pump management. Synchronization. DST4601PX an advanced and integrated controller able to protect and control groups of gen sets running in parallel with or without mains.

Page 12 Example of related optional devices Mains Local PC Modem GSM (*) Earth Fault protection CANBUS SAE J1939 RS232/485 Converter Modbus TCP/RTU GATEWAY for Ethernet / Internet connection (**) Modem with Phone plug FUEL Digital INPUT/ OUTPUT expansion modules Refilling pump control RS485/232 Converter DST4601PX Remote control Remote PC REMOTE OFFICE PC with modem HUB (*) Mobile phone for interfacing with Modem GMS .

Plain text message are displayed to let the operator identify the alarm type. flexibility and features. . The board. counters and the built in horn make easy to assembly complete and compact manual panels achieving great benefit in term of cost. Parameter changing are guided by means of plain text menu. Cranking is directly driven by means the quality integrated key-starter. monitors the engine function and the correct status of the generator. it shuts down the genset.Page 13 Automatic controller for Manual generators EM1100 EM1100 is a control device for manual operated gensets that adds features to the normal engine protection functions: electrical measures (active power included) and generator protections. in addition to the measures display. Moreover. In case of failure. engine instruments.

Overview of SICES Gen Set controllers AUTOMATIC CONTROL UNITS GC350 DST4601 GC310 DST4400 EM1100 Control unit for Manual Gen Set Gen Set Control unit for AMF Gen Set .

Overview of SICES Gen Set controllers SYNCHRO/PARALLEL CONTROL UNITS DST4601/PX DICHRON GC500 BASIC Gen Set control unit for Parallel applications Up to 16 gen sets ADVANCED Gen set control unit for Parallel applications Up to 24 gen sets .

Thanks to the GSM Kit. Concurrent TCP sockets and concurrent MODBUS transaction for each TCP socket are supported. . Thought SMS the user can receive information about the Gen set status and measures and there is the possibility of changing the parameters sending a SMS to the plant. The device is simply compatible with other and eventual existent circuits. for a total of 16 inputs and 16 outputs. it’s possible carry out the connection removing expensive subscriptions. The gateway can manage up to 32 RTU server (slave) devices. Different kind of RTU devices can be freely mixed on the gateway output line. They can directly connected to our DST4601 (one for each control card) and DST4601/PX (up to two for each control card). even if you are far from your office. DITEL is a modular input/output expander system using a MODBUS RTU interface protocol over RS485 physical interface. MODBUS TCP/RTU GATEWAY makes easy to connect one or more MODBUS RTU devices to an ETHERNET network. The REFILLING PUMP KIT controls the fuel refilling pump and detects the fuel tank levels.Page 14 Auxiliary devices Modem GSM The GSM kit allows to control and manage the Gen Set everywhere you are. Each system is made up of one 16 INPUT module and (optionally) one or two 8 OUPTUT modules. allowing communication to RTU devices at the same time from different point in the network and from different applications.

The Router GSM allows the control from a remote point of a power plant comprising many generators operating in parallel. it’s enabled the supervision by means a modem GSM. a Modbus TCP’RTU gateway or moreover using any internet point. Router GSM Mobile phone Remote PC with analogical modem Modbus Gateway TELEPHONE EXCANGE Company HUB Modem GSM Local PC of the plant Router ADSL MODEM FIREWALL Any internet point .eu Page 15 RS232/485 CONVERTER This converter is customized to convert data from RS232 to RS485 allowing in that way the connection of remote supervision software and to transmit data to a distance more than 10mt far from the local control panel. In particular. ROUTER GSM It’s an electronic device born to offer a customized remote control of the plant.sices.www.

SIcesSupervisor is available in 6 language Any of the communication devices on the PC can be used to communicate with the boards: RS-232 ports. emergency plants. This application is designed to provide customers with an user-friendly supervision system. GSM.r. It can manage all the plants using SICES controllers: These are single generator sets or multiple parallel sets. which allows them to monitor plant parameters and measurements. Measurements and parameters are acquired and stored with procedures that can be programmed by the user (the default configurations are already excellent).Page 16 Supervision software SicesSupervisor is an application developed on PCs in a Windows environment for the supervision of generator sets controlled by SICES s. etc. ISDN. control units. This application has an high configuration degree that allows to the user a simultaneously management of many plants in the meanwhile. power supply plants or plants operating in parallel to the electric mains. analogue modems. These data can be stored in standard formats to allow the user to file and process them easily even outside the application.l. Ethernet network. This is possible thanks to the fact that SicesSupervisor uses the operating system supports to manage communication. .

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