XCL Automation

XCL Automation Ltd


'.....Key to Rockware's success is raw materials batching – critical for the quality of the melted glass – and ACS ensured all new instrumentation provided real time high resolution weight information straight to the PLC, guaranteeing successful recipe handling and weighing functions.'

Rockware Glass

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Xcontrols Overview

Advanced Control Systems was established in 1985 and integrated into the XCL Automation Ltd in 2009.

ACS has implemented software solutions across industry sectors in both the UK and overseas, to the benefit of large and small organisations alike.

Delivering real-time intelligence ACS provide turnkey factory automation and process control systems, and are industry leaders in the assembly, installation and commissioning of industrial programmable logic controller (PLC) systems.

As specialists in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and human machine interfaces (HMI), ACS custom designs every system, starting from receipt of initial enquiry to delivery and subsequent user support.

To ensure compliance with the most stringent specifications, our solutions are designed, subjected to rigorous testing and documented using the very latest technical drawing and sophisticated CAD software tools.

Our services include full 24/7 on-site support, planned maintenance schedules and emergency call-out.

Furthermore, the management of your Production and Process automation solutions will be improved dramatically by the addition of ACS's Integrated Management System, 'XLogix.'



Typical system applications include:

  • Electrical distribution with critical load shedding
  • Power generation environment controls
  • Regulated waste incineration
  • Materials handling and control
  • Multi process recipe handling and control
  • Multi process data acquisition
  • Robotics and servo systems
  • Site and machine safety systems
  • Legacy systems replacement