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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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  • 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.

  • Dust: Hidden Hazard Lurks 
    Dust: Hidden Hazard Lurks

    Chemical Processing
    By Cyrus Fisher, Eli Lilly and Company
    At Eli Lilly, combustible dust became “hidden” within a dust collection...

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    EVENTS

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    June 21, 2015 - June 26, 2015
    San Antonio , TX, USA


    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.

    June 22, 2015 - June 25, 2015
    Las Vegas , NV, USA


    The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.

    June 30, 2015 - July 1, 2015
    Houston , TX, US


    Bringing together industry leading chemical manufacturers across US to deliver exclusive case studies specifically focused on maximizing productivity, safety, security & cost-efficiency. From DMC modeling & SISs to DCS selection & cyber security, to identifying which automation strategies have been proven to increase the efficiency & reduce costs of production for chemical manufacturing plants.

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    TRAINING

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    June 1, 2015 - June 2, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, USA


    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.

    June 1, 2015 - June 5, 2015
    Mobile , AL, USA


    The Endress+Hauser extended course in process instrumentation will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a deeper understanding of the principles explored in our Basic Instrumentation School.

    June 2, 2015
    Matthews , NC, USA


    The Endress+Hauser time-of-flight course for level provides maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous ToF technologies, including radar and ultrasonic level transmitters.