Automation & Control Manufacturing Resources

Smart Transmitters Enable Smart Sensors

  • White Paper

Instrument transmitters became smart by integrating digital technologies, paving the way for instrument sensors to acquire a similar level of intelligence. As we move into the future, digital technology will continue to provide more information from instruments.

What is An Energy Audit?

  • White Paper

The aim of an energy audit is to reduce usage and improve performance.  It is becoming a standard practice for large industrial locations as well as smaller operations

Data Protection Best Practices

  • White Paper

Protecting sensitive data created, stored and consumed by sensor-driven Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology and applications is one of the foundations of trustworthy IIoT systems.

Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors

  • White Paper

By Istec
In this whitepaper we focus on the mechanical health and behaviour of reciprocating compressors with four important indicators; impact, temperature (valves and bearings), vibration and rod drop. Table 1 shows the typical measurements for reciprocating compressors.

Direct Drive Linear Motors: Overview and Selection Process

  • White Paper

To help make the process of selecting linear motors simpler, we’ll start by explaining the mechanics of a direct drive linear motor and contrast it with a more traditional indirect drive system.

A Case for IIoT’s Future in Supply Chain Management

  • White Paper

This paper will explore how one construction materials hauling company used level measurement sensors and IIoT networks to better manage their operation.

Open Industry 4.0 Alliance Technical Solution Design Principles

  • White Paper

This white paper is focused on helping readers understand in detail the Open Industry 4.0 solution reference architecture framework for interoperability. It provides a dive deep into key design principles of its members defined and supported end to end solutions

How Will the PLC Market be Impacted by the Manufacturing Slowdown?

  • White Paper

With the manufacturing sector facing a bleak outlook in 2019, we thought it prudent to share our projections for the growth and development of the programmable logic controller (PLCs) market in key countries and industries, calling out specific bright spots and those set to suffer more deeply.

Mobile Safety in Hazardous Areas

  • White Paper

Mobile devices can solve many challenges in hazardous industrial environments. But a device that lacks the proper protection could seriously compromise the safety of your plant and personnel.

What Do Engineers Need to Know about Encoders and Motors for Oil & Gas?

  • White Paper

Position sensors and motors are crucial components in oil and gas equipment and must operate day in and day out in some of the most challenging conditions.