FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
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...
Steps to navigate the industrial Internet journey
By Bernie Anger, GE Intelligent Platforms
Ultimately, the industrial Internet allows you to combine brilliant machines with best-in-class...
NEWSin Process Automation
- 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
- Four ISA partners renew their agreements with ISA for 2015
- Yokogawa and Cisco Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions for Shell
- B&R safety products awarded UL certification
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Moxa releases ioLogik 2500 DAQ Device
ioLogik 2500 4-in-1 smart data acquisition solution combines I/O functionality, an Ethernet switch, serial/Modbus connectivity, and up to 32 GB of...
ASI announces X756847 Converter for Type J and K Thermocouples
X756847 isolates 3 signals generated by sensors using Type J and K thermocouples and converts them into analog signals.
STAUFF announces PT-RF Wireless Hydraulic Pressure Tester
PT-RF wireless testing system uses RFID technology to transfer energy required for a measurement to the pressure transmitter via the antenna of the...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
Free Online Software Training now includes Track & Trace, Web Services, and Instrument Interface courses.
“The Value of Automation: The Best Investment an Industrial Company Can Make” contends that the immense capabilities of automation systems are...
UniSim Competency Suite provides realistic training experiences for console and field operators in the process industries.
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
The 2nd edition of India Automation Technology Fair (IATF) Co Organized by AIA(Automation Industry Association) and MMI India (Messe München International India Pvt Ltd will be held between 26-28 February 2015 at Mumbai. in parallel with “Technical Workshops and Innovation Exchange”
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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.
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.