FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
Automation Lessons Learned at Iron Bridge Water Plant
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The Iron Bridge plant was originally built in the 1980s to treat about 5 million gallons of wastewater per day. After... MORE
Reducing Liability through Proper Safety Label Design
By Todd Fries, HellermannTyton
Companies are becoming increasingly aware that inadequate or non-existent warnings are a major cause of... MORE
Fundamentals of real-time processing in automation and...
By Mario Torre
The most important constraint in a real-time system is that the time it takes to process an input and produce... MORE
NEWSin Process Automation
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PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Opto 22 updates groov software for mobile device support
Enhancements in groov version 2.2 makes it simple to build and use effective, scalable operator interfaces on smartphones, tablets and other mobile... MORE
Red Lion Controls adds Wi-Fi to RAM 9000 cellular RTUs
Wi-Fi adds local wireless communication, which allows customers to connect, monitor and control assets and processes regardless of location. MORE
Emerson releases CSI 9360 vibration/position transmitter
The transmitter detects emerging sleeve bearing issues by capturing vibration or position data and translating it into a 4-20mA signal for... MORE
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RESOURCESin Process Automation
ISA Transactions has earned its highest rating ever in a prominent scientific ranking of journal quality and value. MORE
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By Cormac Garvey, HAL Software
Enterprise Automation & IT has been run for decades by professional IT and Automation managers that understand... MORE
By West Control Solutions
Limit devices provide vital protection for temperature controlled process systems, ensuring product quality and the... MORE
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
By Chris Vavra
Panduit built a process control network infrastructure for a multi-building industrial manufacturing campus... MORE
PAS-X was delivered with the entire user interface in Japanese. Werum carried out this project in cooperation with their Japanese integration... MORE
EVENTSin 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...
From robotics and automation services, to micro sensors and nanotechnology, Industrial Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial automation.
TRAININGin Process Automation
The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.
This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).
This 3-day PHA / HAZOP course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies efficiently and effectively. This includes understanding the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA), learning how to deal with challenging personalities within the PHA team, and how to avoid common...