Systems Integration 

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RESOURCES

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Book covers Control System Migrations

"Control System Migrations: A Practical Project Management Handbook," by Daniel Roessler, is a clear and practical application guide to effectively managing control system migrations.

ISA publishes Managing Industrial Controls Book

Reference book outlines how to establish and manage industrial control groups, and how to initiate and execute industrial control projects.

Guidelines for procedure automation in continuous process operations

InTech
ISA technical report ISA-TR106.00.01-2013 addresses good practices regarding procedure automation in process operations and strategies for incorporating automated procedures into industrial automation and basic process control systems (BPCS).

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WHITE PAPERS

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Migration is the Strategy for Accelerating the Modernization of Legacy Building Systems

PCN describes the application of IP-485® technology and products for building automation network expansions and upgrades, and how it is utilized to accelerate the transformation of legacy infrastructure into open standard Cloud connected BACnet and IP LANs.

Customized control

By West Control Solutions
Customizing of control components is not the expensive luxury it may appear to be. If customization can bring about improvements in form, function and aesthetics, increased revenues will follow.

Avoid the Pitfalls of DCS Migration with Front-End Loading

By Maverick Technologies
This first of two white papers walks you through DCS pre-planning step-by-step—from generating baselines to doing gap analysis—for a successful upgrade.

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CASE STUDIES

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ABB PLC controls safety at cold-rolling mill

The safety PLC provided the platform for Sandvik Materials Technology to add zoned safety guarding to a large cold rolling mill at its Sandviken plant in Sweden.

ABB controls distillation of (hic) Absolut Vodka

The Absolut Vodka distillation process is now under control of ABB’s System 800xA. It provides trend data, asset monitoring and Smart Client information management.

PlantPAx provides flexibility in mining solution

South African Instrumentation and Control
PlantPAx replaced South Deep Gold Mine’s legacy Rockwell Automation SCADA system originally installed in 2001. The project also required for the plant’s new ball mill circuit, pebble crushing circuit, additional thickener, four leach tanks and an extra elution column to be incorporated into this single control, visualisation and reporting system.

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