Articles & News on Instruments & Sensors

Managing the Big Data Flood

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By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation Much like constant downfalls of water, there’s lots of data being generated — and it needs to go somewhere. This article looks at how to effectively funnel big data for use in operational risk management.

Eaton donates $2M to San Jacinto College's enter for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET)

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Eaton’s consulting, electrical design services and equipment donations helped San Jacinto create a hands-on environment and curriculum for students to study complex energy technologies and ultimately enter the regional workforce better prepared for success.

Emerson partners with San Jacinto College to equip training tools for new petrochemical training cen

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The CPET is supported and equipped by Emerson and local Impact Partner Puffer-Sweiven and features an 8,000-square-foot exterior glycol process unit to develop troubleshooting skills for students and incumbent workers.

Emerson partners with San Jacinto College to equip training tools for new petrochemical training cen

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The CPET is supported and equipped by Emerson and local Impact Partner Puffer-Sweiven and features an 8,000-square-foot exterior glycol process unit to develop troubleshooting skills for students and incumbent workers.

The Digital Twin – Enabling Realtime Closed Loop Manufacturing Optimization

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By Bill Lydon, Automation.com The Digital Twin has become one of the most powerful concepts of Industry 4. 0. The implementation of model-based, real-time, closed-loop monitoring, control, and optimization of the entire manufacturing and production process, the Digital Twin concept is helping organizations achieve real-time integrated manufacturing.

TrendMiner partners with eschbach to integrate TrendMiner and Shiftconnector products

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All relevant manufacturing data will be available on-demand, creating a continuous flow of information. TrendMiner’s analytics capabilities help to predict process deviations. Shiftconnector brings these process deviations into a control room where shift personnel will contextualize these deviations as well as add additional information regarding why the deviation occurred.

TASI Group announces acquisition of innomatec Test

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This addition will geographically expand the reach of the Division’s leak test business into Europe and enable it to deliver an unmatched combination of technology and expertise to the global market.

COPA-DATA announces Giuseppe Menin as Industry Manager for Pharmaceutical

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As Industry Manager for Pharmaceuticals, Giuseppe Menin can share his industry expertise with the entire COPA-DATA Group, and will be involved in further development of the zenon Software Platform.

Creating Agile Process Control

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By Josh Eastburn, Opto 22 For process control systems, improved hardware and software options can make system operations more effective and offer new methods for end users to access and monitor equipment. Here are some of the ways that standard process automation products and practices are transitioning to encourage more agile and capable systems.

Valcor releases white paper on surge pressure mitigation devices

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This paper presents a trade study that compares four devices: an orifice, a venturi, a flow fuse, and a flow fuse with a dashpot (slow closing).