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HABEY USA announces HIO Project

The HIO Project was created to unlock the traditional restraints seen in the embedded hardware industry, and enable developers to participate in hardware development much like we have seen in the open source software realm.

Micro-Epsilon publishes brochure on automotive applications for sensors

Brochure includes 28 application examples of how Micro-Epsilon sensors and measurement systems are providing benefits for customers in development, testing, production and quality assurance.

Portescap releases MotionCompass app

MotionCompass web-based application helps provide mini motor solutions based on unique motion requirements for various applications.

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Protecting our Water – Keep Chemicals in the Tank

By Bill Sholette and Ricardo Chavez, Endress+Hauser
Leaking or overfilled tanks can cause environmental problems, contaminate drinking water and cost a company millions of dollars. Proper instrumentation, monitoring and control can prevent these problems. This white paper explains how.

CNC Machining for Curved Surfaces

By Okuma
White paper describes Okuma's Super-NURBS programming functionality that meets high-accuracy finish requirements while speeding up cycle times.

Packaging in the Traceability Era

By Marchesini Group
Counterfeit drugs are a problem worldwide. Pharmaceutical companies now have to conform to new regulations involving packaging. This white paper describes the regulations and codes needed to track drugs through the distribution chain from manufacturing to retail.

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Information-rich design for large-screen displays

Nuclear Engineering International
By Alf Ove Braseth
A new approach to human-machine interfaces has produced a radically different design of control room displays. The first of these has now been installed at the Halden research reactor in Norway.

ABB PLC controls safety at cold-rolling mill

The safety PLC provided the platform for Sandvik Materials Technology to add zoned safety guarding to a large cold rolling mill at its Sandviken plant in Sweden.

River Water Filtration - A First For Thermal Energy Installation

Maintenance On Line
The Open Loop Mitsubishi based Heat Pump system is the first installation of its kind anywhere in the UK that harvests naturally stored energy from the River Thames to provide thermal energy for an entire development of homes, apartments and a 145-bedroom hotel.

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July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Online , KS, USA

This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.

October 16, 2013 - August 6, 2014

The online certificate program in Process Instrumentation and Control (I&C) consists of three modules covering the different phases of I&C from a nonmathematical and practical point of view. It includes basic concepts, engineering, and installation of control equipment.

April 22, 2014
Beachwood , OH

ACP will be releasing ThinManager 7 and Relevance 1 on March 3, 2014. Because this amazing technology is "See it to Believe it," we are hitting the road and "Going Mobile" to show you how ThinManager and Relevance are paving the way for mobile devices to become a very relevant technology for the modern factory.

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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 21, 2014 - April 22, 2014
LaPorte , TX

The Endress+Hauser introductory course to instrumentation will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of wiring, signals, instrumentation technologies, applications and installations.

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