FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
Excitation current mismatch effects in three-wire RTD measurement systems, Part 1
Embedded Computing Design
By Collin Wells and Ryan Andrews, Texas Instruments
Part 1 of this three-part article discusses the principles and...
Take the edge off the pressure
South African Instrument & Control
By Manuel Schwestka, WIKA
The selection of fittings undoubtedly exerts an influence on the service life,...
Pressure Sensor vs Transducer vs Transmitter
By American Sensor Technologies
The terms pressure sensor, pressure transducer and pressure transmitter are somewhat interchangeable in the...
Monitoring harmful emissions during shale gas operations
By Steve Beynon, FLIR Systems
This article looks at existing and possible future regulation of the sector, with a specific focus on the...
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PRODUCT NEWSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
Maxim releases MAXREFDES42# IO-Link Temperature Sensor
The RTD sensor measures temperature, while detecting overvoltage, shorts, and open circuits.
Gems Sensors Announces 3800/3820 Pressure Transmitters
Model 3800 Series pressure transmitter is available in seven unique ranges from 0 to 10,000 PSI.
Honeywell introduces ZipLine web scanner
ZipLine provides measurement for continuous web solution (CWS) applications such as plastics, films, non-wovens and other flat-sheet applications.
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RESOURCESin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
SureStart mitigates financial and safety liabilities, while minimizing any negative impact to plant operations.
"The Tao of Measurement: A Philosophical View of Flow and Sensors,” by Jesse Yoder and Richard E. Morley, describes the underlying principles of...
Free Online Software Training now includes Track & Trace, Web Services, and Instrument Interface courses.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
By Moore Industries
Details how the use of a HART interface module can serve as a simple and cost-effective method for gathering HART information...
By Bill Sholette and Ravi Jethra, Endress+Hauser
If you’re the person tasked with controlling the level of fly ash in collection hoppers, you...
By Moore Industries
White paper addresses FISCO or Entity devices located in Class I, Division 1 or Zone 0/1 Intrinsically-Safe (I.S.)...
CASE STUDIESin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
Mitsubishi’s chemical plant in Kashima, Japan, leverages real-time data via Field Device Tool (FDT) technology to transition...
South African Instrument & Control
An installation at BYK-Chemie in Wesel demonstrates how a mass flowmeter’s design impacts the accuracy of the...
Xothermic used B-Scada’s Status Enterprise software to identify a failed thermocouple in a furnace at the unidentified glass plant.
EVENTSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.
Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.
The ISA Calgary 2015 Show is Canada's leading event for automation, instrumentation and control professionals. Gain access to technical and innovative solutions for the energy industry from instrumentation, systems and automation experts at the new ISA Calgary Show Conference. This dynamic conference puts the spotlight on case studies, technical papers and innovative solutions available in the...
TRAININGin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
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.
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities. Document and drawing types covered include P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys, and...
The course will cover fundamentals of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurements; process control loops and tuning, with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Fieldbus Technology, and final control elements will be presented and discussed. Local subject matter experts will serve as the instructors.