FEATURED ARTICLESin Chemical
Head Off Hassles During Startup
By Amin Almasi
Commissioning and startup involve very special types of work that require very specific skills. This expertise...
Improve Your Plant’s Safety
By Luis Duran, ABB
We must understand the risk of an operation and openly discuss how to reduce it to an acceptable level....
Stop Explosion Propagation
By David Grandaw, IEP Technologies
Sometimes explosions remain confined to the process vessel in which they originate. However,...
Correctly Orient Probes in Sampling Systems
By Dean Slejko, Swagelok
Most analytical sampling systems use probes to extract samples from the middle of a process stream...
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PRODUCT NEWSin Chemical
Schneider Electric updates Wonderware Recipe Manager Software
Enhancements speed up and optimize how new recipes and recipe variations are adopted.
Aspen updates aspenONE for oil & gas
Enhancements in aspenONE Manufacturing and Supply Chain V8.7 software include pipeline scheduling and optimization of refinery operations.
IAI Releases ARGUS perimeter security system
ARGUS perimeter security system consists of networked wireless sensors that form a protective, invisible trip wire for enhanced situational...
Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide...
On May 29, 2014, experts will discuss the challenges, problems and common mistakes involved in a process control system migration, and show how...
Catalog covers weighing solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries with hazardous environments.
WHITE PAPERSin Chemical
By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...
By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation....
By Opto 22
Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...
CASE STUDIESin Chemical
By Cyrus Fisher, Eli Lilly and Company
At Eli Lilly, combustible dust became “hidden” within a dust collection...
Vortex and Coriolis flow measurement technologies enabled accurate and reliable measurements that reduced product loss in the MTBE plant by 150...
BP Chemicals is using FLIR Systems' Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras for the visualisation and documentation of gas leaks. A...
HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.
Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.
The agenda for this event is largely developed by customers, for customers with opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking. Join us as we discuss trends and new technologies impacting the automation industry.
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities. Document and drawing types covered include P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys, and...