Patti provided engineering, design and implementation of an automated temperature monitoring system.
Xothermic used B-Scada’s Status Enterprise software to identify a failed thermocouple in a furnace at the unidentified glass plant.
By Jennifer Palumbo, Optimation Technology
NREL researchers needed a system for monitoring power usage and controlling safety systems for each experiment or laboratory on a facility-wide scale. The solution monitors electrical conditioning components between the ESIF’s power sources (120 V, 240 V, 480 V, 600 VAC, and 1,000 VDC on 250 A and 1,600 A buses) and the laboratory power connections.
By Rebecca Dettloff, SensoTech, and Holger Müller, SchuF Chemieventile Vertrieb
When an unnamed pharmaceutical manufacturer wanted to add a sensor to some reactors at a plant in Ireland, it opted for an innovative, cost-effective solution — a bottom outlet valve that incorporates a sensor that quickly and accurately monitors concentrations, phase separations and chemical changes in process liquids.
Vision System Design
An unknown supplier to a mysterious car manufacturer uses a multi-camera vision system to inspect fully assembled front and rear suspension corner modules.
Control Engineering Europe
Guernsey Water has made the decision to use a pneumatic automation solution for the control of a remote pumping station. The entire system is run by Festo’s CPX remotely operated control system.
Control Engineering Europe
Tüpras Kirikkale petroleum refinery suffered a series of electrical trips, caused by lighting strikes in the area. Yokogawa Italy identified the root cause of the plant shutdowns and suggested improvements to field instrument grounding in the plant, through the use of dedicated wiring instead of mechanical connection to piping.
The SCADA system was installed for a water and wastewater infrastructure automation project at the city of Fair Oaks Ranch, TX.
Since implementing CodeMeter protection, Faceware Technologies has not detected any counterfeit copies of the current software release on the open market, thus protecting and maximizing their license revenues.
Curtis Assemble & Test installed a non-contact confocal chromatic sensor from Micro-Epsilon on an automated assembly and test machine that checks the alignment of a precision disc pin assembly, part of an automotive fuel injector valve.
Rotork CVA electric control valve actuation technology is helping Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) to increase efficiency and reduce energy costs at its Wakefield production plant.
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Proseal UK is now able to securely access, diagnose and quickly resolve issues on its tray sealing machines located anywhere in the world, via secure Broadband connections.
Egemin's system includes three automated warehouses and three automated guided vehicles that transport goods between warehouses and production.
Process & Control Today
Advetec Advanced Environmental Technologies, a manufacturer of bio-thermic waste disposal technology, uses Eaton’s SmartWire-DT lean panel wiring system and XV-152 touch-screen operator interface panel.
What’s New in Process Technology
The Waste Bunker Monitor system from Workswell at the ZEVO Malešice waste treatment plant combines non-contact measurement technology from FLIR Systems with software which presents plant operators with the critical areas that have an increased risk of fire.
PC-based control and EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet technology bring faster machine setup, a smaller controls cabinet, and other benefits to MMC Packaging.
German detergent manufacturer Henkel replaced its old data recorders with 10 Delphin measurement data acquisition systems.
Using ProfiTrace 2 diagnostics found a corroded cable at the Rijnland waste water purification plant.
Process & Control Engineering
Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing and pumping tasks.
Rockwell Automation PowerFlex 700L drives and CompactLogix PACS convert DC power to AC power within the fuel cell and connect it to the grid.