FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
High Precision is the Key to the Future of Robotics
By Graham Mackrell, Harmonic Drive UK
The global market for service and industrial robots is estimated to reach $59.5bn by 2020 and the UK has...
President Obama Immersed in Manufacturing Innovation at Hannover Fair 2016
By Bill Lydon, Editor
As the highest-level attendees of Hannover Fair 2016, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel did the traditional tour of...
Industry 4.0 for Process Automation – Process Sensors 4.0 Roadmap
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Industry 4.0 is the change from rigid, preconceived, hierarchical production systems to dynamic, flexible, self-configuring...
The Importance of Sensor Triggering in Production and Process Automation
By Chris Jones, Micro-Epsilon UK
This article discusses the different methods of sensor triggering, their impact on measurement cycle times and...
NEWSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
- ISA announces MAVERICK recognized as 2016 50 Best Companies to Watch
- Okuma announces Tombstone City as newest member of THINC
- IHS Report: Hazardous area equipment sales drop $900M in 2015
- Okuma partners with CPCC to train employees on machine tools
- igus' motion plastics car wraps up 20000-mile tour across North America
- 2015 MCAA report shows process automation bookings down 4.4%
- PA&E announces partnership with Litron
- Honeywell honors top channel partners in Americas
- Measurement, Control & Automation Association publishes 2016 Annual Market Forecast
- Servomex announces relaunch of Americas Technical Center
- ISA releases abstract call for 2016 Process Control and Safety Symposium and Exhibition
- Piper Plastics develops polymer-molding technology
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
BEI Kimco introduces LAH15-19-000A linear voice coil actuator
Initially designed to meet the exacting requirements of an anesthesia machine, the LAH15-19-000A VCA will serve well for many other applications...
AutomationDirect announces 8mm, 12mm, 18mm M-Series DC proximity sensors
With 10 models available, the magnetic sensors feature stainless steel shielded housings, are offered as NPN or PNP models with normally-open or...
Control Station announces Summer 2016 version of PlantESP CLPM platform
The latest release of PlantESP includes functional enhancements that simplify the identification of control loop performance issues and...
MEDIAin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
RESOURCESin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
The full color technical guide offers solutions to common industrial conveying, cooling, cleaning, blowoff, drying, coating and static electricity...
The purpose of the Quick Start Guide is to familiarize the user with the configuration and implementation of the DTS Logging System.
The webinar, which will be held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, will feature three automation experts: David Spitzer, PE, founder...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
The whitepaper describes the results of an extensive field evaluation at a major U.S. cement plant. The trial primarily tested whether the system...
By Geoffrey Bowers, Vega
Radiation-based continuous level gauges provide highly reliable measurements because no part of the instrument system is...
By Scott Hokeness, Emerson Process Management
Typical device commissioning processes are time-consuming and potentially error-prone. This...
CASE STUDIESin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
Built in FIPA’s American facilities, and installed in the testing and demonstration laboratory at FANUC headquarters in Rochester Hills,...
To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their...
HIMA is providing BMS design, engineering and integration from the office in Houston, Texas, while commissioning and additional services will be...
EVENTSin Process Instruments, Field Devices & IO
Featuring the cutting-edge in factory, process, and building automation, this event has established itself as the place to see the automation industry’s most innovative solutions and technologies. Industrial Automation will stand alongside four additional shows from Germany's HANNOVER MESSE and provide an exceptional opportunity for business development.
The 2016 Yokogawa Users Conference & Exhibition is designed to help attendees get the solutions they need for today's challenges. Track themes include Security & Building a Stronger Defense, Operational Effectiveness, and Capital Expense Efficiency. Inspiring keynotes, informative technical sessions and workshops, application sessions, and hands-on demonstrations will be offered daily!
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 Instruments, Field Devices & IO
The Best Calibration Practices: Interactive Workshop is technically driven and education-based, designed to equip engineers and technicians in the field with strategies for improving daily maintenance processes and tasks. Tactics for strengthening accuracy and quality, while saving time and lowering risks will be taught by industry experts.
This hands-on workshop is designed to equip engineers and technicians in the field with strategies for improving daily maintenance processes and tasks. Tactics for strengthening accuracy and quality, while saving time and lowering risks will be taught by industry experts.