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...

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RESOURCES

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  • Red Lion Crimson Software Supports 300+ Protocols

    Crimson-enabled products allow companies to easily integrate almost any PLC, PC or SCADA system for data collection, monitoring and control.

  • Parker Hannifin introduces Rapid Service Unit

    Rapid Service Unit can turn certain orders for critical fittings, hose-tube combinations and other custom pieces in the same day they are received.

  • ISA announces Android version of InTech Plus mobile app

    The release significantly broadens automation and control professionals’ access to a diverse range of technical and educational content and...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • The Risk Reduction Process Utilizing a Hierarchy of Controls 
    The Risk Reduction Process Utilizing a Hierarchy of Controls

    By Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
    After safety risks have been identified, evaluated and analyzed, there will inevitably be...

  • ICONICS’ New Industrial Mobile HMI Apps Reflect Commitment to Any Glass, Anywhere 
    ICONICS’ New Industrial Mobile HMI Apps Reflect Commitment to Any Glass, Anywhere

    By Janice Abel and Craig Resnick, ARC Advisory Group
    Industrial software developers are starting to introduce new applications designed to run on...

  • Logic Solvers for Tank Overfill Protection 
    Logic Solvers for Tank Overfill Protection

    By Moore Industries
    When a storage facility's tank level rises above safe limits, a logic solver that is part of a Safety Instrumented System...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Copenhagen cooks its valve actuators 
    Copenhagen cooks its valve actuators

    The Metropolitan Copenhagen Heating Transmission Company (CTR) installed Rotork IQ3 valve actuators to replace actuators that suffered permanent...

  • Kepware connects 17 plants of Cascades Tissue Group

    Using Kepware’s KEPServerEX, Cascades now supports communications across all of its seventeen plants, seventeen paper machines, and nearly ninety...

  • Consider rapid new controller developments via adaptive process control 
    Consider rapid new controller developments via adaptive process control

    Hydrocarbon Processing
    By Mirco Calosi, et al
    In this case study, the implementation team discusses how Eni’s Livorno refinery in Italy was...

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    EVENTS

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    November 5, 2014 - November 7, 2014
    Las Vegas , NV, USA


    Remote Monitoring & Control 2014 will cover the latest advancements for monitoring and managing distributed equipment and facilities via recent developments in SCADA, remote networks (wireless & wired), security (cyber & physical), automation, onsite and back-up power, M2M and all other manner of technology that allows for the management of remote assets.

    November 10, 2014
    The Hague , Netherlands


    This one day conference will provide engineers, project managers, and control automation professionals with data connectivity and security information they need to increase the performance, efficiency and safety in their projects.

    November 11, 2014
    Wangaratta VIC , Australia


    IICA Technology Expos are a one-stop shop to access equipment suppliers. Featuring many companies showcasing their products or services related to the Instrumentation, Control and Automation Industry.

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    TRAINING

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    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.