FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
The Architecture of the SCADA Mobility Infrastructure
By Edward Nugent, PcVue Inc., et al
The different way in which mobile device users interact with their devices compared to operator’s...
Expecting one-year ROI on automation systems is short sighted
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Many users, systems integrators, and manufacturing managers expect one year to eighteen month Return on Investment (ROI)...
Workflow and Automation for Account and Password Management
By Dean Wiech, Tools4Ever
Workflow and automation procedures for identity and password management can reduce time spent, increase security and...
Network security concerns extend to production systems
Industrial Ethernet Book
By John Browett, CLPA
Security requirements for industrial Ethernet networks are continuing to evolve, with...
NEWSin Process Automation
- Honeywell To Acquire Elster for $5.1 billion
- ProSoft Technology Names Joe Rich Director of North America Sales
- PLCopen wants comments on Coding Guidelines
- AMS acquires CMOS sensor business from NXP
- Exida opens office in Middle East
- HIMA continues double-digit growth
- SCADA cyber security
- Bedrock Automation joins ISA Security Compliance Institute
- High Power Energy Harvesting Becomes Significant
- Honeywell to supply flowmeters to gas pipeline in China
- Rotork Electro-hydraulic actuators provide safety at India’s tank farms
- ABB to provide power and automation for oilfields off UAE coast
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Logic Supply introduces TM100 thin client computer
TM100 is completely fanless and ventless, protecting the hardware from damage due to dust and other airborne debris.
Wind River enhances VxWorks RTOS real-time virtualization
Real-time virtualization update includes storage virtualization capabilities, enhanced security capabilities, and expanded processor support.
Icon Scientific releases safe Viscometer
Viscometer is certified to the latest ATEX, IECEx and TIIS (Japan) standards and is suitable for zone 1 or zone 2 uses, and is ETL listed for the...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
The Filter Select program's database of hydraulic fluid information now includes hydraulic fluids from Houghton International.
This Web Card by Fluke provides a brief tutorial on how to measure frequency with your digital multimeter.
Brochure describes solutions to efficiently remove and recover condensate under all operating conditions.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By Manny Arceo, ASCO Numatics
Whitepaper examines and explains the differences among the world’s major temperature ratings for solenoid valves...
By Geoffrey Bowers, Vega
Radiation-based continuous level gauges provide highly reliable measurements because no part of the instrument system is...
By Scott Hokeness, Emerson Process Management
Typical device commissioning processes are time-consuming and potentially error-prone. This...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
Salcan Process Technology uses the Rotork actuated control valve to control the flow of gas while maintaining back pressure in the coal seam.
By Dylan Charles and Todd Jaco
Austin Powder's U.S. Nitrogen uses Mynah's Mimic simulation software to speed up implementation and...
Commerce Controls installed Stahlin non-metallic enclosures on filter control panels and a phosphoric chemical dosing panel at the City of Detroit,...
EVENTSin Process Automation
The WWAC Symposium helps professionals in the water and wastewater industries understand how instrumentation, SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), and automatic control applications are vital to the treatment and distribution of water; the collection and treatment of wastewater; and the management of stormwater.
Automation 2015 is a four day event in India, set to introduce new and upcoming technology this year.
For more than 10 years the EnergySec Security Summit has been the premier gathering for stakeholders in the energy sector focused on Industrial Control System (ICS) physical and cyber security. Our summits give each attendee a rare opportunity to mingle with asset owners, government agencies, researchers, consultants, vendors and academia under one roof.
TRAININGin Process Automation
This extended course in process instrumentation will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a deeper understanding of the principles explored in our Basic Instrumentation School (I101). Fundamental and detailed operation of the common instruments and applications found in today's process industries will be examined from a view applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment....
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...
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...