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How to Mitigate Process Control Safety Risks

How to Mitigate Process Control Safety Risks


Automation and safety systems protect us from serious incidents. Here’s how to prevent these potential catastrophes before they occur by applying proper safety procedures and standards. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

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New Center of Excellence Delivers Innovation for Customers in Process and Safety Control

New Center of Excellence Delivers Innovation for Customers in Process and Safety Control


Process Insights, the market leader in premium technologies and solutions for the process and research industry, has opened a new facility in Houston, Texas, to better support its customers, distributors, contractors, and suppliers with improved delivery times, as well as on-site engineering, application consulting and process control solutions.

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How to Prevent or Minimize Air Entrapment in Industrial Fluids

How to Prevent or Minimize Air Entrapment in Industrial Fluids


Air entrapment or gas bubbles are one of the most common causes of poor fluid performance and parts failure in modern fluid management. Loris Medart, a fluid dispensing engineer with more than 20 years’ experience and founder of feed systems manufacturer SR-Tek, discusses the eight most common reasons for gas entrapment and how they can be avoided or managed out of the production process.

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How to Mitigate Process Control Safety Risks

Automation and safety systems protect us from serious incidents. Here’s how to prevent these potential catastrophes before they occur by applying proper safety procedures and standards. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

New Center of Excellence Delivers Innovation for Customers in Process and Safety Control

Process Insights, the market leader in premium technologies and solutions for the process and research industry, has opened a new facility in Houston, Texas, to better support its customers, distributors, contractors, and suppliers with improved delivery times, as well as on-site engineering, application consulting and process control solutions.

How to Prevent or Minimize Air Entrapment in Industrial Fluids

Air entrapment or gas bubbles are one of the most common causes of poor fluid performance and parts failure in modern fluid management. Loris Medart, a fluid dispensing engineer with more than 20 years’ experience and founder of feed systems manufacturer SR-Tek, discusses the eight most common reasons for gas entrapment and how they can be avoided or managed out of the production process.

Honeywell Inventory Calculation Engine Selected by Royal Vopak for its Terminal Management System

Honeywell today announced that its cloud-based Honeywell Enraf Inventory Calculation Module (HEICM) has been integrated into Royal Vopak’s MyService Terminal Management System (TMS).

Digitaltest Announces Partnership with JOT Automation

Digitaltest has announced a partnership with JOT Automation to bring innovative solutions to the markets for new level of performance to create new revenue streams and improve customer experience.

Master Advanced Flow Measurements to Control Emissions

Process plants install the world’s most sophisticated air pollution control systems, but they can be ineffective if the flow meters they rely on deliver inaccurate or unreliable data. This excerpt is from chapter 5 of the Air/Gas Flow Measurement Solutions Handbook covers everything from wet gas measurement issues to essential questions for specifying the correct flowmeter.

Specialty Chemical Production: Advantages of Batch Analytics

Self-service batch analytics deliver added value and stronger market position in Industry 4.0.

NAES Combustion Turbine Purge Credit Retrofit Reduces Power Plant Hot Startup Time by 30%

Emerson executes turnkey project that enables gas-fired plant to generate additional revenue, reduce costs.

Siemens and Netze BW Make Distribution Grids More Sustainable and Smarter

In conjunction with their ongoing research cooperation, Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Netze BW GmbH have co-developed an intelligent and environmentally-friendly distribution substation.

Endress+Hauser Expands Digital Service Experience for Projects

Digital commissioning application and Netilion turnover package provides added value services to ensure projects stay on time, on-budget, and up to date on project steps.

Continued Evolution for Process Automation

By Bill Lydon
The Process Automation industry has been heavily impacted by the influx of new technologies and, as we enter the next decade, several organizations are providing roadmaps in order to help process automation companies enable the best practices to leverage these technologies and drive competitiveness and productivity forward.

HARTING and seven other manufacturers establish M12 standard for push-pull locking mechanism

Phoenix Contact, HARTING, Molex, Murrelektronik, Binder, CONEC, ESCHA and Weidmüller have come together to establish a standard for the push-pull locking mechanism of M12 connectors on the market. Together, they are pursuing the one goal of ensuring compatibility across manufacturers.

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Yokogawa Enhances Plant Safety with IEC 61511-compliant Exaquantum Safety Function Monitoring

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Hayward Gordon Group Announces Launch of RMS Monitor

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CyboSoft Releases pH Control System Design Guide to Help Customers Comply with EPA Rules and Achieve Quick ROI

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