Aqsens QS performs on-site quantitative monitoring of polymeric scale inhibitors in oil field-produced waters.
As part of a plant renovation in Hofu (Japan), Bayer CropScience chose a HIQuad safety controller for emergency shutdown (ESD). The new system provides protection from mixing-tank explosions.
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RESOLUTE encoders provide position feedback and control accuracy in Instron’s ElectroPuls systems for fatigue testing.
The linear guidance systems form part of the assembly jigs for the Airbus A350 wings, which are currently being assembled at the Airbus site in Broughton, UK.
La Pierrette produces synthetic sapphires and rubies for luxury watch movements. A Keyence IM Series system watches over the process.
The highest power-rated medium voltage (MV) drives ever used in a reversing roughing mill were commissioned by ABB at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot hot strip mill in South Wales.
The sensors provide curve detection and derailment protection for trains traveling 186 mph.
The Tuning Akademie racing team uses the sensors to measure the distance between the vehicle and the road surface to determine the aerodynamic balance and respective downforce at the from the rear axles.
Matrox Extio F2408 KVM extenders were installed at New Zealand’s National Control Centres, which operate the National Grid power system.
TRW Automotive in Germany uses 80 WIN wireless transmitter units to monitor machine status.
The move was driven by the introduction of phase two of the EU’s IE3 efficiency level legislation for electric motors in Europe.
Clariant was experiencing issues with its previous DC motor and drive system on an important extrusion machine at its Izmit facility
By using safety light curtains instead of hard guarding, Bosch has both increased efficiency and decreased cycle times.
Process and Control Engineering
The Qenos Olefins ethane to ethylene conversion plant at Altona recently upgraded their Advanced Process Control (APC) system to Adaptive Process Control, using AspenTech's DMC3 Adaptive Process Control solution.
Control Engineering Europe
MSI Tec designed a panel to control natural gas engines at the City of Tucson’s well pumps. Temperatures in Tuscon can climb above 110°F and the low often drops below freezing. Meanwhile, humidity ranges from an average low of 5% in June to an average high of 75% in July. The control panels would need to be installed at 43 sites around the city.
Winkler & Dünnebier’s Flowtos is the fastest two-lane paper handkerchief production and packaging system in the world. It’s capable of producing and flow wrapping up to 4,600 sheets per minute. More than 40 sensors are tightly integrated with about the same number of servo motors
Mosgipromez, a design institute in the Russian iron & steel industry, has implemented AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D) and AVEVA Bocad software.
Since January 2015, Dyneon has operated the world’s first plant for sustainable upcycling of residual perfluorinated polymer materials. A HIMatrix safety controller is the heart of the plant’s ESD system for safeguarding the depolymerization reactor.
Perle eX-S1110 Gigabit Ethernet Extenders provide 330m safety perimeter during explosive field test.
Process and Control Today
Graphoidal Developments makes lubrication and coating systems for the glass container and tableware industries. Older glass bottle making plants often had steel piping which rusted. Titan developed an ultrasonic flowmeter that would fit into older systems and solve the rusty water problem.