FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
Using Network Cameras for safety
By Andrea Sorri, Axis Communications
Due to their superior image quality, connectivity, scalability, and scope for adding video analytics...
Top 5 problems with HMIs
By Jonathan Wilkins, European Automation
The static days of the monolithic monitor are beginning to make way for smaller, portable interfaces that...
New Historian Simplifies Data Capture & Analysis
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Kepware Technologies recently introduced a new Local Historian Plug-In for the KEPServerEX communications platform and a...
Advanced control as operations support
By Allan Kern, Lin & Associates
Process control and automation constitutes a core competency in the process industries. To meet modern...
NEWSin Process Automation
- Servomex appoints Luca Marinelli General Manager - Americas
- Deutschmann UNIGATE gateways certified for Profinet
- Yokogawa to supply two DCSes for Combined Cycle Power Plants
- Registration opens for ISA’s 60th Analysis Division Symposium
- Spectronics Promotes Limin Chen to VP of Manufacturing
- Bah humbug!
- ISA-95 standard to reduce time to integrate business and operational systems
- Weidmuller obtains cULus approval for SAFESERIES SIL relays
- Honeywell to Maintain Control Systems at Coal-To-Liquids Plant
- M&M Software Becomes FDT Group Sponsoring Member
- NCEES starts Emerging Engineers and Surveyors Group
- Team8 cybersecurity research lab starts up
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Michell Instruments Announces XZR200 Zirconia Oxygen Analyzer
XZR200 Oxygen Analyzer is capable of measuring percent oxygen to better than 1% of span (or 0.5% O2) with ranges of 0-25% and 0-100% available.
Emerson introduces HFVM viscosity meter
Micro Motion viscosity meter is suitable for marine heavy fuel oil (HFO) combustion control, marine gas oil (MGO) viscosity control and land-based...
JM Science releases CD-2000 chlorine monitor
CD-2000 measures the amount of chlorine consumed by ammonia, iron, manganese and other organic material in water.
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
"The Tao of Measurement: A Philosophical View of Flow and Sensors,” by Jesse Yoder and Richard E. Morley, describes the underlying principles of...
Catalog contains information on cable sealing systems.
Free Online Software Training now includes Track & Trace, Web Services, and Instrument Interface courses.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
As many as half of the skilled workers in energy, chemical and oil & gas industries are quickly heading towards retirement — but not nearly...
Modifications in IEC 61508 regulations mean that industrial automation system designers and users must give new consideration to topics such as SIL...
By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
Xothermic used B-Scada’s Status Enterprise software to identify a failed thermocouple in a furnace at the unidentified glass plant.
By Jennifer Palumbo, Optimation Technology
NREL researchers needed a system for monitoring power usage and controlling safety systems for...
By Rebecca Dettloff, SensoTech, and Holger Müller, SchuF Chemieventile Vertrieb
When an unnamed pharmaceutical manufacturer...
EVENTSin Process Automation
Our commitment is to provide meaningful insight into Modern Manufacturing and how technology is transforming it. The agenda focuses on Cost Management, Lean Manufacturing, Talent Management and Innovative Technology as drivers for manufacturing excellence. Our high caliber content, senior attendees and exclusive sponsors allow you to acquire tomorrow's connection today.
The annual ManuCHEM Europe brings together 100+ industry leaders to discuss challenges & solutions in organisational implementation of end-to-end processes in production and operations management and impacts on effective process management.
The Automation Innovation and Technology Conference is a solution-focused, three-day event for professionals interested in solving today’s biggest data-driven challenges. Sponsored by Gray Matter Systems and GE Intelligent Platforms, this event is designed to inspire conversation, spotlight challenges, propose solutions, and showcase innovative technologies.
TRAININGin Process Automation
This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.
This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...
The online certificate program in Process Instrumentation and Control (I&C) consists of three modules covering the different phases of I&C from a nonmathematical and practical point of view. It includes basic concepts, engineering, and installation of control equipment.