FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
True Cost of Ownership for Linear Position Sensors- Part 2
By Harold Schaevitz, Alliance Sensors Group
The second article, of a three part series, examines the strengths and weaknesses of industrial...
The Inside Story: Visualizing Column Hydraulic Behavior and the Product Ecosystem
By Jennifer Dyment, AspenTech
We all want the inside story. Greater visibility into asset performance can help chemical and energy companies gain...
Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems Cannot Wait
By Jeff Hussey, Tempered Networks
Today’s industrial control systems (ICS) represent critical operational assets across many organizations and...
The Big Maintenance Dilemma: In-House vs. Outsourcing
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com
Determining whether to use in-house staff to perform maintenance or to outsource to a contractor is a source of...
NEWSin Process Automation
- ISA and Beamex join to host flowmeter calibration webinar
- Nordson to introduce 3 new process solutions at The Assembly Show
- ISA opens Saudi Arabian training center at Jubail Industrial College
- ValvTechnologies announces Herman Bernard as Director of Manufacturing
- SecurityWeek’s ICS Cyber Security Conference to be held next week in Atlanta, Georgia
- Nordson receives Global Technology Award for Intellijet dispensing system
- Huffman Engineering joins Kepware's System Integrator program
- Delaware Electric Cooperative chooses OSI's SCADA system
- Balluff partners with InformaTrac to combine RFID and asset management solutions
- Beckhoff opens Texas sales and support facility
- Egemin to build automated warehouse for Poco Loco snack foods
- Rockwell to showcase solutions for Water and Wastewater Facilities at WEFTEC 2016
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Fluke introduces 700HPPK pneumatic test pump kit
the 700HPPK Pneumatic Test Pump Kit is a solution for generating high pressure in the field to devices under test (DUTs), such as transmitters,...
Promess introduces Table Top Assembly System
The Table Top Assembly System comes complete with sensors, controls, software and safety equipment to provide a virtual turn-key solution that can...
Spirax Sarco introduces FT62 range of thermostatic steam traps
This range is suitable for the Oil & Gas and Specialty Chemical industries that need fast and efficient condensate removal.
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
The latest version expands plant operators’ ability to monitor and control safe production through direct object linking
Learn how new technological advances are resolving not only these issues but also allowing for new value to be realized through the digitalization...
The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By RKNeal, Inc.
The purpose of this whitepaper is to present a novel cybersecurity framework for deplaying and managing cyberthreat management...
The increasing availability of the tools that facilitate higher levels of manufacturing productivity and quality creates an opportunity for...
By CAS Dataloggers
The diagnosis of bearing damage in roller bearings is an integral part of servicing and maintenance tasks. This whitepaper...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a...
This combination of technology and 24-hour technical support will ensure that the automated control systems that Edrington uses to operate the new...
M.A.C. Solutions installed ProcessVue Collector software at both ends of the pipe. The collector has the function of sucking the data out of the...
EVENTSin Process Automation
The Emerson Global Users Exchange is more than an industry-leading technical conference…it is a community of manufacturing leaders committed to extracting the most from their automation investment…and sharing their learning with each other.
The SCADA Technology Summit will bring together a cross-section of SCADA and ICS end-users to present, educate and analyze the latest advances in the rapidly changing market of control and automation.
Conference tracks, featuring sessions led by the world’s leading experts, will cover critical instrumentation, communications, control systems, safety and security topics. Engineers, technicians, and plant managers from the oil and gas, refining, chemical, petrochemical, and other process industries will benefit from this three-day intensive event. Social events, keynote presentations, panel...
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...