With almost three decades of being your reliable solution provider, we understand your process needs and the support you have grown accustomed to. Let Siemens continue to support your APACS+ and QUADLOG systems and help you modernize to your next DCS to support you in the future
APACS+ and QUADLOG Documents and Support
Support for APACS+ and QUADLOG is guaranteed through October 2020. Documentation is available upon request for manuals and configuration guides - click here for list of documentation. Please contact us for specific information on 4-mation, controllers, QUADLOG and networks. Request Documentation
For technical questions you can call us at 1-800-333-7421 or submit an online support request at the Service and Support Site.
Stock up your spare parts inventory while Siemens has QUADLOG and APACS+ modules available. Items are available for a limited time while supplies last. Contact your account manager or Inside Sales for details on pricing and availability.
APACS+ and QUADLOG Spare Parts
Extend the lifecycle of your installed system. We continue to offer newly manufactured spare APACS+ and QUADLOG parts from our factory. Our Inside Sales team can offer price and lead times. View our available inventory below by clicking on (+) to expand sections.
It is important to be on a fully-supported and secure Windows OS. Upgrades to version 4.56 are now available. If you are interested in upgrading your current 4-mation software, request a quote. The available software packages are below.
You can buy QUADLOG I/O modules that are identical to PROsafe I/O modules.
APACS+ / QUADLOG Industrial Ethernet module based on SIMATIC Box PC 627C; with MBI card, Ethernet RJ45 Onboard, operating system on Compact Flash, MBI Y-cable 16137-215; Function blocks for APACS+ / QUADLOG and PCS 7 AS on CD; Manual as PDF on CD; without USB Flash drive; Power supply: 120/230 V AC, shielded power supply cable 3 m with US plug; Software 3.0
APACS+ to Ethernet Networks - The Industrial Ethernet Module (IEM) provides an industrial gateway between your APACS+ MBUS control network and Ethernet. You can securely open your APACS+ network up to your workstation and servers as well as initiate peer-to-peer communication between APACS+ ACM and SIMATIC Controllers.
Modernize your Operator Station (OS) to Windows or a Virtualized OS architecture online without any interruption to production while still operating your existing legacy HMI system. The SIMATIC PCS 7 APACS+ OS HMI upgrade has helped users extend the life of their installed APACS+ while improving their experience.
Our tool-based solution, created by our own Harleysville, PA team, can convert your APACS+ legacy graphics (e.g. ProcessSuite/Wonderware, APS) and load them onto the new SIMATIC PCS 7 OS for you. This increases your operator acceptance and lowers transition costs.
SIMATIC PCS 7 configuration tools are included in the PCS 7 APACS+ OS software solution. PCS 7 and APACS+ controllers talk peer-to-peer and the operators see a common HMI interface, thus supporting a phased modernization.
With APACS+ termination migration to SIMATIC IO an adapter mates directly to the IO cable end at the APACS+ rack. This preserves the existing cable and MTA or terminal blocks, allowing a field cutover in a matter of hours instead of weeks or months. This strategy supports upgrading to SIMATIC ET 200SP HA IO using a fully redundant PROFINET architecture with configuration in run. The ET 200SP HA full line of available IO modules supports redundant IO and comes conformally coated, supporting a temperature range of -40 °C to +70 °C. This solution fits into the existing APACS+ footprint without the need for new cabinets.
To take full advantage of the SIMATIC AS-410, the SIMATIC Standardization Studio captures and documents your 4-mation code, including soft list parameters. This saves time and money while reducing risk as you modernize to a SIMATIC DCS. The tool performs analysis of your 4-mation and provides an optimized fit into Control Module Types (CMT), which are flexible library tools to build your new configuration in either SIMATIC PCS 7 or SIMATIC PCS neo.
Schedule your migration evaluation today to learn how you could reduce production costs.
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