Chemical 

APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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Mettler Toledo publishes Hazardous Area Catalog

Catalog covers weighing solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries with hazardous environments.

Mettler-Toledo publishes weigh module integration handbook

Handbook provides expert advice on the design and application of load cells and weigh modules for tanks, silos, vessels, hoppers and conveyors.

Endress+Hauser Introduces Operations App

The free app provides mobile access to information about Endress+Hauser instruments, such as operating instructions and technical details, from a smart phone and other mobile devices.

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WHITE PAPERS

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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.

Have you checked your wrinkles lately?

By Hugh Davies, Optical Metrology Services
How high precision laser profile measurement tools and video inspection equipment are helping companies verify the quality of CRA-lined pipes by detecting the presence of wrinkles or buckling.

Long-Term Instrument Control and Connectivity Solutions

By National Instruments

The key to developing long-term instrument control applications is software and hardware that enable seamless connectivity to any instrument in an application and offer built-in capabilities for advanced data analysis and presentation. The two decisions, the instrument and the software, should be independent of each other.

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CASE STUDIES

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Siemens process control technology used in pilot plant

MachineBuilding.net
Plaxica’s stereocomplex polylactic acid pilot plant in the UK is controlled by a small scale distributed control system (DCS) based on Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7.

Having fun with a positive lead on an integrating process

South African Instrumentation & Control
A positive lead integrator responds to a step change with a kick followed by a typical integrator ramp. Here’s how it was applied on a reboiler control loop on a distillation column.

Plant-Wide Energy Assessment Boosts Savings

Chemical Processing
By Ven V. Venkatesa
Formosa Plastics partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to assess the energy efficiency of the company's linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant in Point Comfort, Texas. The assessment revealed five projects that could save energy, increase productivity, and reduce waste and environmental emissions.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014
Pittsburgh , PA


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.

April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

April 25, 2014
Marlborough , MA


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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TRAINING

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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

April 28, 2014 - May 2, 2014
Memphis , TN


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 28, 2014 - May 2, 2014
Calgary , AB, Canada


The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.