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MEDIA

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Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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RESOURCES

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  • Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure 
    Rexroth publishes plastics automation brochure

    Literature covers automation system options on injection molding, blow molding, and die casting machines.

  • ACM Facility Safety Announces Summer Process Safety Courses

    Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide...

  • ISA and MAVERICK Present Control System Migration Webinar

    On May 29, 2014, experts will discuss the challenges, problems and common mistakes involved in a process control system migration, and show how...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Integrating Multigenerational Automation Systems 
    Integrating Multigenerational Automation Systems

    By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
    Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...

  • Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance 
    Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance

    By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
    Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation....

  • Mobile Devices White Paper 
    Mobile Devices White Paper

    By Opto 22
    Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Fluoropolymer plant protected by HIMA emergency shutdown system

    To safeguard the plant’s depolymerization reactor, Dyneon selected a HIMatrix safety controller from HIMA as the emergency shutdown (ESD) system.

  • Emerson Industrial cures drive problems in Turkey 
    Emerson Industrial cures drive problems in Turkey

    Clariant was experiencing issues with its previous DC motor and drive system on an important extrusion machine at its Izmit facility

  • Aveva software designs chemical plant in Brazil 
    Aveva software designs chemical plant in Brazil

    The plant has 1400 piping lines, 1700 manual valves, 300 motors and 1350 field instruments.

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    EVENTS

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    October 12, 2015 - October 16, 2015
    Denver , CO, USA


    The Emerson Global Users Exchange is more than an industry-leading technical conference…it is a community of manufacturing leaders committed to extracting the most from their automation investment…and sharing their learning with each other.

    October 27, 2015 - October 30, 2015
    Singapore , SK, Singapore


    The Gastech Conference & Exhibition is the world’s largest and most important Natural Gas and LNG Conference and Exhibition focusing on the commercial and technical aspects of the industry. Every major international oil and gas company is present, plus national oil companies, global utility companies, engineering contractors, ship builders, manufacturers, distributors and service providers..

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    TRAINING

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    July 29, 2015 - July 30, 2015
    Lakeland , FL, USA


    This introductory course to flow will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous flow technologies. The basic portion will focus on the physics of flow and concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on magnetic and Coriolis flow meters. The class will be a...

    August 3, 2015 - August 6, 2015
    Mobile , AL, USA


    This introductory course will by provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous pressure, temperature and calibration technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment, as well as the skills needed to set up and maintain such equipment. Introductions and lectures on the technologies will be followed...

    August 4, 2015 - August 5, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, USA


    This hands-on introductory course to instrumentation will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of wiring, signals, instrumentation technologies, applications and installations. Fundamental operation of the common instruments found in today's process industries will be examined from a view applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment....