FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
Improving Worker Safety with Automatic Tank Gauging
By Christoffer Widahl, Emerson Automation Solutions
Manual tank gauging at oil and gas extraction sites is a dangerous and potentially fatal...
The Rise of Cloud Computing in Industrial Process Automation
By Latha D.S. & K. Jayaprakash, Tata Consulting Engineers
This article provides a brief cloud technology overview and discusses how cloud...
Bill’s Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2017 – Convergence, Divergence, or Chaos?
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
2016 was an exciting year of innovation and exploration in industrial automation. All this cutting-edge...
Effective Leak Testing: Are you testing the part or the seal?
By Robert Plumridge, Sciemetric Instruments
Based on Scimetric's experience with customers in industries such as automotive, off-highway and...
NEWSin Process Automation
- HIMA announces framework agreement with Pepperl+Fuchs
- CMR announces opening of Thailand automation engineering operation
- Honeywell and Seeq announce collaboration on Honeywell Connected Plant initiative
- Huffman Engineering announces opening of Denver office
- Chem Show Report: Chemical Process Industry expects widespread growth in 2017
- Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System
- Fluke's 279 FC thermal multimeter wins Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Award
- Mobile Experts report: IoT devices market poised to double
- Endress + Hauser installs $1M pressure test rig at Indiana facility
- Seeq and Inductive Automation partner to deliver connectivity for Ignition SCADA system
- OSIsoft and TrendMiner announce Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) agreement
- ABB partners with Statoil to provide safety and automation systems for Norwegian oil field
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
United Electric announces Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector
Vanguard field-interchangeable gas sensor modules detect and record hydrogen sulfide (H2S) or methane (CH4) gas in parts per million (PPM) or...
ABB announces launch of K-TEK LMT series of level transmitters
By adopting the ABB two-wire common transmitter design combined with advanced signal processing, LMT delivers measurements with an integrated setup...
Rockwell Automation releases FactoryTalk View v9.0
The latest version of FactoryTalk View software from Rockwell Automation is designed to improve the operator’s experience with data-driven...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
Business Industrial Network, a leading provider of industrial training, announced the release of the new OPC Training for SCADA & DCS Certificate...
The Fluke Motor and Drive Troubleshooting Course delivers critical knowledge so maintenance professionals can gain the practical diagnostic skills...
Over 140,000 updated parts, data and new records were added in 2016, including several from manufacturers such as BALLUFF, DRAGO, Phoenix Contact,...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By Steute USA
Clearly, wireless technology has been widely accepted and embraced in the industrial community. This has resulted in the development...
By Dr. Qin Wang, PULS
This whitepaper is an assessment of the safety situation with AC and DC power supplies and what organizations can do to...
Many applications could benefit from the ability to adjust the speed of a process while operating. Reasons for this include positioning, checking...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
Honeywell UOP will supply a range of technologies in the form of license, design, key equipment, and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents,...
Pioneer Energy faced a significant engineering challenge: how do you reproduce—and exceed—the processing capabilities of an entire gas...
Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency...
EVENTSin Process Automation
ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.
HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.
TRAININGin Process Automation
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...