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    What Makes a Soft PLC?

    By Dan Fenton, Phoenix Contact
    Provides an overview on the differences between “soft” control systems and “real-time” control systems, including a brief description of control systems with... MORE

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  • Multi-touch Technology: Intuitive Functionality Advances Automation 
    Multi-touch Technology: Intuitive Functionality Advances...

    By Richard Clark, InduSoft
    Today’s workers use multi-touch technology on a daily basis with their smartphones and tablets. This white paper surveys the benefits of multi-touch technology in an... MORE


    April 21, 2014 - April 22, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada

    This 2-day course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Determination studies efficiently, effectively and in accordance with the IEC 61511 standard. This includes understanding the principles behind three of the most commonly used SIL Determination methods (Layer of Protection Analysis, Calibrated Risk Graph and Safety...

    April 23, 2014 - April 24, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada

    This 2-day course is designed to provide students with the tools necessary to perform SIL Validation studies compliant with the IEC 61511 standard. The practical course uses real life examples to demonstrate to students how to conceptually design multiple Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs) to meet the specified safety integrity levels. Price: $1,850 CDN

    April 23, 2014

    This webinar will examine the purpose of calibrating switches and best methods for calibration. Several different types of switch testing, including example applications where pressure and temperature switches are used will be covered.