Process Automation 

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MEDIA

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Reliable space-saving thin transmitters and isolators USB-configured transmitters offer Android mobile or PC configuration for easy setup. Advanced signal processing capabilities and rugged housing ensure accurate results.
What is industrial automation? At Opto 22 we make automation simple! As this short animation illustrates, industrial automation is a way to add intelligence to a process. Whether it’s a process for manufacturing solar panels,...
LT4000M Modular HMI Plus Control The Pro-face LT4000M series offers a 3.5” or 5.7” HMI plus control, with 22mm hole mounting, and extensive connectivity. It’s your complete HMI Solution.
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RESOURCES

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  • Bosch Rexroth updates hydraulic Filter Select tool 
    Bosch Rexroth updates hydraulic Filter Select tool

    The Filter Select program's database of hydraulic fluid information now includes hydraulic fluids from Houghton International.

  • How to measure frequency 
    How to measure frequency

    By Fluke
    This Web Card by Fluke provides a brief tutorial on how to measure frequency with your digital multimeter.

  • Spirax Sarco publishes Condensate Recovery Brochure

    Brochure describes solutions to efficiently remove and recover condensate under all operating conditions.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Understanding European versus U.S. Temperature Code Ratings for Solenoid Operated Valves  
    Understanding European versus U.S. Temperature Code Ratings for Solenoid Operated Valves

    By Manny Arceo, ASCO Numatics
    Whitepaper examines and explains the differences among the world’s major temperature ratings for solenoid valves...

  • Effects of Changing Vapor Phase Conditions on Radiation-based Continuous Level Measurement 
    Effects of Changing Vapor Phase Conditions on Radiation-based Continuous Level Measurement

    By Geoffrey Bowers, Vega
    Radiation-based continuous level gauges provide highly reliable measurements because no part of the instrument system is...

  • Streamline Device Commissioning 
    Streamline Device Commissioning

    By Scott Hokeness, Emerson Process Management
    Typical device commissioning processes are time-consuming and potentially error-prone. This...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Rotork valve actuators control coal mine degassing 
    Rotork valve actuators control coal mine degassing

    Salcan Process Technology uses the Rotork actuated control valve to control the flow of gas while maintaining back pressure in the coal seam.

  • Ammonia plant simulation shortens ramp up, improves training 
    Ammonia plant simulation shortens ramp up, improves training

    Control
    By Dylan Charles and Todd Jaco
    Austin Powder's U.S. Nitrogen uses Mynah's Mimic simulation software to speed up implementation and...

  • Stahlin Enclosures prevent corrosion in Detroit water treatment plant 
    Stahlin Enclosures prevent corrosion in Detroit water treatment plant

    Commerce Controls installed Stahlin non-metallic enclosures on filter control panels and a phosphoric chemical dosing panel at the City of Detroit,...

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    EVENTS

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    August 4, 2015 - August 6, 2015
    Orlando , FL, USA


    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.

    August 24, 2015 - August 27, 2015
    MUMBAI , MA, INDIA


    Automation 2015 is a four day event in India, set to introduce new and upcoming technology this year.

    September 14, 2015 - September 16, 2015
    Clackamas , OR, USA


    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.

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    TRAINING

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    July 27, 2015 - July 31, 2015
    Gonzales , LA, USA


    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....

    July 29, 2015 - July 30, 2015
    Lakeland , FL, USA


    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...

    August 3, 2015 - August 6, 2015
    Mobile , AL, USA


    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...