Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation (EC&I)

The in-house EC&I department at SCX Special Projects designs complex electrical, controls and instrumentation systems to control and automate specialist cranes and bespoke handling solutions - reliably, accurately and safely.


Electrical, controls and instrumentation for reliability, accuracy and safety

SCX Special Projects has a dedicated in-house EC&I team that works alongside our mechanical engineers to create advanced, automated and integrated handling systems.

From automating high-integrity nuclear cranes, to full control system upgrades, to moving the Tottenham Hotspur pitch & Wimbledon roofs – our EC&I team has the experience and knowledge to solve your handling challenge.

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EDF Energy 150t fuel building crane upgrade

  • Full EC&I systems retrofitted to existing fuel route crane
  • Includes new wireless controller and full SCADA system
  • Multi-layered functional safety designed to IEC 61508 standard


2x 25t nuclear Goliath cranes

  • Semi-automated positioning controls and full SCADA system
  • Remotely operated using 14 HD CCTV cameras per crane
  • Multi-layered functional safety designed to IEC 61508 standard


2x 32t nuclear box-handling cranes

  • Bespoke rotating grapple with semi-automated remote control
  • Two MotoSuiveur load arrest safety devices per crane
  • Multi-layered functional safety designed to IEC 61508 standard


Tottenham Hotspur 10,000t retractable pitch

  • The pitch and touchline retracts in 25 minutes, by remote control
  • The are 290 electric motors, 168 of which are to move the pitch
  • The EC&I system contains over 1,800 devices and 148 enclosures


Two concertina roofs at Wimbledon

  • Both roofs close in 10 minutes, operated from a central control room
  • Each roof has up to 120 actuators, 44 motors, 164 servos and 50 VSDs
  • Complex integrated mechanical and electrical design solution


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We always find that the best outcomes are achieved by talking with us sooner. That way, we can explore all the possible solutions before committing to a course of action.

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SCX Special Projects Ltd
Roman Ridge Road,
Sheffield, S9 1GA
Tel: +44 (0)114 243 1142
Email: [email protected]
An SCX Company