Nexus Controls Solutions
Tailored control and protection solutions for your turbine and compressor assets
Turbine and Compressor Control Systems
When you need dependable asset management and improved analytics from your turbine and turbine control solutions, Nexus Controls, a Baker Hughes business (formerly known as GE Energy Control Solutions), and our over 100 years of experience can deliver.
You require tailored outcomes for your Gas, Steam, Hydro Turbine Generator, and Turbine Driven Compressor control systems, and our global team of domain experts will leverage a deep portfolio of reliable control platforms to get the results you need. Our experienced team of domain experts has successfully delivered over 11,000 projects worldwide across multiple industrial applications. The Nexus Controls global engineering and manufacturing network provides customers with dependable local support to ensure that your Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, and Turbine Compressor control systems start up the first time while meeting your schedule.
For your Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) solutions, Nexus Controls’ long-standing relationships with reputable manufacturers such as General Electric and Baker Hughes’ Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS), formerly known as Nuovo Pignone, afford us unprecedented access to an extended team of equipment experts giving us, and you, a distinct advantage over competing solutions.
Nexus Controls’ extensive unit controls experience encompasses most OEM providers. Our deep knowledge allows our team of experts to identify and quickly understand site-specific concerns to deliver solutions that best meet your specific needs.
Nexus Turbine & Compressor Solutions
Nexus OnCore Control System
As a plant operator, you need all the advantages you can get when it comes to improving the speed and accuracy of your decision-making when your assets fail to operate under normal conditions. Nexus Controls' - Nexus OnCore† Control System is an advanced, fully configurable solution that improves asset visibility, provides built-in troubleshooting and maintenance tools, offers simplified expansion capabilities, and reduces overall installation and training costs.
The Nexus OnCore Control System does this by increasing visibility into the lifecycle of your assets, improving troubleshooting, and simplifying programming. Unlike costly third-party platforms, the Nexus OnCore Control System also allows users to perform online configurations and changes.
The Nexus OnCore Control System offers a unified software environment that can quickly and accurately change the application system logic that controls plant operations in real-time, online. This capability optimizes up-time without the need to rely on the manufacturer.
Nexus OnCore Safety System
In today’s competitive production environment, process industries demand control and safety systems that increase productivity, reliability, and quality while lowering costs. The Nexus OnCore† Safety System is a next-generation Safety Instrumented System (SIS) that is an advanced, easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, fully configurable solution that creates failsafe conditions to protect people and equipment.
Nexus OnCore systems increase equipment availability, reliability, and maintainability for rotating machines, offering a broad, specialized portfolio that includes critical cybersecurity features and a diagnostic approach to the OEM system vendor.
The Nexus OnCore Safety System complies with IEC 61508 (2010), having a system capability of SC 3 (Systematic Capability) and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 by 2oo3 (2 out of 3) architectural design standards. It can be applied to those applications where customers are wanting to achieve a system rating up to SIL 3. SIL is an indication of the reliability of safety instrumented functions (SIF) or its Probability of Failure on Demand (PFD).
GE Mark™ Control System
Are you running a GE Mark environment? Do you need help with upgrading those systems to next-gen solutions that will offer your greater accuracy, control, and actionable insights? Nexus Controls (formerly known as GE Energy Control Solutions) is GE Power’s Mark Controller installed base preferred upgrade provider. Our global team of over 900 employees is responsible for the successful completion of more than 95% of all GE Mark Controller upgrades completed to date.
Our extensive GE Mark unit controller experience encompasses Gas Turbine Controls, Steam Turbine Units Controls, Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Integrated Controls, OptiComp† Turbine Compressor Trains Surge Protection, and Nuclear Steam Turbine Controls.
Our engineered GE Mark IV, GE Mark V, and Mark VI migrations provide a balanced solution that eliminates your obsoleted hardware risks while maximizing the reuse of existing controller hardware to minimize your cost.
For customers interested in full rip and replacement solutions, we offer robust GE Mark I to GE Mark VI cabinet replacements. We can provide simplex, duel, and triple-mode redundant (TMR) GE Mark VIe controller solutions to meet your equipment risk management needs. Standard and SIL configurations are available to meet your industry standards.
Nexus Controls offers a comprehensive portfolio of Industrial Cybersecurity, Excitation, Services, Mechanical, and Instrumentation & Controls products to complement your GE Mark VIe controller and enable our team of domain experts to support your turnkey solution needs.
Woodward Control System
Nexus Controls, a Baker Hughes business (formerly known as GE Energy Control Solutions) is a qualified Woodward Control solution provider. The roots of our business stemmed from The Woodward Governor Company Hydro, and the Engine & Turbine Controls divisions that were established in 1957. General Electric purchased these two divisions from The Woodward Governor Company, along with all the sole legal rights to the Hydro IP and mechanical drawings, in May 2000. Today more than 30% of our current employees are original to The Woodward Governor Company.
You will benefit from the collective knowledge that our team of subject matter experts has gained from decades of successfully completed projects spanning a wide range of control platforms. Our Woodward unit controller experience encompasses 501, 505, 723, DSLC, Netcon, Atlas, Micronet, and Micronet+* to name a few.
If you are looking for solutions to manage risks associated with your obsolete Woodward controller, Nexus Controls is the right partner because we have the sole legal rights to the original IP and drawings. We will work with your team to understand your business challenges and deliver solutions that will provide you with a balanced outcome.
Our comprehensive portfolio empowers our team to deliver turnkey solutions. We have a complete portfolio of DCS, Industrial Cybersecurity, Excitation, Services, Mechanical, and Instrumentation & Controls products to complement your controller system.
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Human Machine Interface and Communication Networks
If you're looking for Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and Communication Network solutions, Nexus Controls can help. We offer a complete portfolio of Nexus OnCore HMI and Communication Network products in addition to support of your GE Mark HMI fleet. Our global engineering and service teams upgrade over 600 HMI systems annually across multiple industrial verticals including Renewables (Hydro, Solar, Wind), Thermal Power, Oil & Gas, and Petrochemical verticals.
The HMI, network, and cybersecurity turnkey solutions we provide address hardware, software, and security obsolescence including the ability to optimize, expand and secure your existing controls communication network. Nexus Controls HMI solutions include state-of-the-art thin client and traditional thick client HMI hardware with the latest Microsoft Windows® software.
Our portfolio includes SCADA, RTU, network switches, firewalls, and routers. We can customize your protocol interfaces all in a secure network architecture. We offer advanced remote-control and access solutions for unmanned remote site startup as well as remote centralized control room solutions over a secure connection which includes controller hardware and software logic upgrades.
Over 11,000 global projects successfully completed.
44 countries on 6 continents, 8 Assembly / Test Facilities, 13 Engineering Offices.
Genuine Parts for Woodward Hydro, GE Mark™ Controls and Nexus OnCore† products.
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