Articles & News on Continuous & Batch Processing
- by Renee Bassett
ISA past president Paul Gruhn, PE, CFSE, will be presenting at local meetings around the country during the first quarter of 2020. As a global functional safety consultant with aeSolutions, Gruhn has gained extensive experience consulting with sites around the world.
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PCT set out to find a solution that would remove the cab from the boom and, instead, allow operators to control and monitor the process remotely. If the company pulled it off, it would be a first for ship loading in North America.
- by Håkan Holmberg
A fuel cell is a device that converts energy stored in molecules into electrical energy. Using hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) as power, the fuel cell produces water, electricity and heat without creating any emissions other than water vapour. This article explains the possibilities of hydrogen fuel cells.
The SCADA market growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of automation technologies by oil & gas, utility, and manufacturing industries.
The city collaborated with Carollo Engineers, an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater facilities, to help with the technology selection process. The team evaluated different solutions’ capabilities, support services, and more. The PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) from Rockwell Automation came out on top.
- by Tatjana Milenovic
By Tatjana Milenovic, ABB Food & Beverage
Connected automation systems are making food and beverage manufacturing more efficient, productive and cost-effective, but this greater connectivity creates greater opportunities for agroterrorism. This article discusses the need to integrate data protection into a wider plant safety system.
The project includes an implementation of a wireless energy conservation solution that enables SKF a deployment with minimal impact on the manufacturing line.
By integrating Verizon’s Managed Connectivity LTE solutions into Honeywell’s smart meters and other electric, gas, and water solutions, the two companies intend to drive energy savings by more quickly deploying smart electric grid technologies.
- by Stephen Gates
Studio 5000 Logix Designer (formerly known as RSlogix 5000) is used to program the most powerful Allen-Bradley PLCs (technically PACs), including the ControlLogix and CompactLogix controllers.
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