Process Automation 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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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...

groov your A-B PLC
Using an Allen-Bradley PLC system? See how easy it is to build a mobile interface for it with groov.
New Belgium Brewing Green Automation
Igor Valuyev makes creative use of Opto 22 automation systems, which handle all of the facility's brewing processes, as well as the water process systems and virtually all other building management...
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RESOURCES

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  • GE introduces Roots InSite Support service program 
    GE introduces Roots InSite Support service program

    This service program supports GE’s Roots blowers, compressors and controls customers. MORE

  • Gems Sensors & Controls publishes Online Catalog 
    Gems Sensors & Controls publishes Online Catalog

    Digital catalog covers liquid level, flow and pressure switches, with each model linking to immediate online ordering. MORE

  • EMC Syncplicity releases file sharing app 
    EMC Syncplicity releases file sharing app

    App is a file sharing and collaboration solution for enterprise content, and it’s specifically designed to facilitate interaction with content... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Intrinsically-Safe Fieldbus Applications for Yokogawa Control Systems 
    Intrinsically-Safe Fieldbus Applications for Yokogawa...

    By Moore Industries
    White paper addresses FISCO or Entity devices located in Class I, Division 1 or Zone 0/1 Intrinsically-Safe (I.S.)... MORE

  • Demystifying the Use of API 682 4th Edition from an Instrumentation Perspective 
    Demystifying the Use of API 682 4th Edition from an...

    By Wil Chin, United Electric Controls
    After years of delays the API 682 4th edition was finally released this past May, signifying a change to... MORE

  • Four Key Considerations When Selecting SIS Sensors 
    Four Key Considerations When Selecting SIS Sensors

    By Rick Frauton, United Electric Controls
    Without knowing the capabilities of old and new technologies, it’s highly likely that the wrong... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • NORD gear units pump water at reservoir project 
    NORD gear units pump water at reservoir project

    An underground pumping station was created to pump water from the Limmernboden reservoir into the Muttsee lake about 600 m higher up. This... MORE

  • SCADA system monitors 2,479 wind turbines 
    SCADA system monitors 2,479 wind turbines

    Iberdrola Renewables in Oregon uses a SCADA system from PcVue in its National Control Center to monitor every turbine at every wind farm throughout... MORE

  • Advanced SCADA Ushers In Era Of Anytime, Anywhere Data Access 
    Advanced SCADA Ushers In Era Of Anytime, Anywhere Data...

    Pipeline and Gas Journal
    By Fabio Terezinho, InduSoft
    Not all manufacturers are ready to move to cloud-based SCADA, but most have benefited from... MORE

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    EVENTS

    in Process Automation
    September 28, 2014 - October 1, 2014
    Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates


    The 6th edition of PSM Summit will be dedicated to offering insights on how to measure, track and continue to improve process safety strategies across the organisation and how to further align all the functions within towards a cohesive and prioritized safety culture.

    September 30, 2014 - October 2, 2014
    Orlando , FL, USA


    Be part of the industry's top thought-leadership event. Learn more about solving your most complex operational challenges through our game-changing products, solutions, and services. Participate in powerful networking throughout the event.

    October 1, 2014
    Heidelberg , Germany


    Join industry experts and ENISA (the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) in a pan-European dialogue on ICS (Industrial Control Systems) Cybersecurity. High-quality presentations, lively discussions and hands-on workshops address today’s issues and tomorrow’s solutions in securing industrial control systems and critical infrastructure.

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    TRAINING

    in Process Automation
    July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
    Online , KS, USA


    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.

    June 2, 2014 - June 30, 2015


    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...

    September 10, 2014 - July 15, 2015


    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.