Articles on Process Safety
Rotork actuators enhance water flow for New York City fireboats
The IQ part-turn actuators provided are used on two fireboats, ‘Firefighter 2’ and ‘Firefighter 343’. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles on deck, meaning that they are vital in the event of an emergency.Read More
Omron announces opening of California robotics headquarters
The company has invested $10 million USD in the new 128,000 square foot facility where it will design, develop, test and manufacture robotic and safety automation solutions.Learn More
Siemens launches nationwide Process Automation Innovation Tour
The traveling tour is designed to bring the latest innovations in automation, instrumentation, networking, and cybersecurity right to the doorstep of the process industries.Read More
The IQ part-turn actuators provided are used on two fireboats, ‘Firefighter 2’ and ‘Firefighter 343’. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles on deck, meaning that they are vital in the event of an emergency.
The company has invested $10 million USD in the new 128,000 square foot facility where it will design, develop, test and manufacture robotic and safety automation solutions.
The traveling tour is designed to bring the latest innovations in automation, instrumentation, networking, and cybersecurity right to the doorstep of the process industries.
This article discusses how automated guided vehicles have advanced from simple materials handlers to intelligent autonomous robots.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As one of the fastest growing sectors of the robot market, a lack of knowledge could be dangerous. This article will work to quash some common misconceptions about collaborative robot safety.
By Mark Howard, EU Automation Nanotechnology involves the manipulation of matter on the atomic and molecular scale ‚Äîstructures between one and 100 nanometres in size. This article discusses three exciting applications of nanotechnology in manufacturing.
Ferrero needed a way to confirm that all its employees could be safely accounted when an emergency evacuation was underway.
The acquisition will enable MET to introduce electrical upgrades of Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs) using KraftPowercon‚Äôs technology ‚ÄòSmartKraft‚Äô and ‚ÄòMicroPulse‚Äô power supplies.
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