Food & Beverage 

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.

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.

ABB publishes leaflet on new CoriolisMaster mass flowmeters

According to the leaflet, the new flowmeters provide unmatched measurement accuracies and easy installation and handling in a compact, space-saving design.

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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.

Transforming the Light Curtain

By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment they are protecting. Light curtains using pattern and object recognition require fewer sensors and less wiring while providing a safety solution that’s secure.

Preventing Dust Explosions For Hazardous, Class II Applications

By Mike Mendicino, Pepperl+Fuchs

Explosion prevention techniques are readily available for use in industrial and agricultural areas. This paper highlights some of these techniques and provide some practical application knowledge to consider.

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CASE STUDIES

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Goya Foods Reduces Overfilling Costs by 20 percent

Goya Foods in New York connected their ID30 terminals, eight random sampling stations, and three checkweigher and PBA429 platforms to Mettler-Toledo’s FreeWeigh. Net statistical process and quality control software to cut overfilling costs.

On-site food waste bio-digester uses level switch

Machine Building.net
The Mechline Waste2O bio-digester is a safe and environmentally friendly food waste management system for commercial food service operators. Mechline uses a Measurement Specialities LS403 series horizontal side entry level sensor to monitor the correct fill level.

Repete replaces old OPC server with Kepware's KEPServerEX

Since adopting KEPServerEX communications platform, the food production system integrator has been able to improve interoperability and reduce production facility downtime for its customers.

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EVENTS

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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.

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.

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TRAINING

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April 16, 2014
Peabody , MA


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

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.