Articles & News on Chemical

Honeywell opens engineering office in Tianjin, China

  • September 5, 2012
  • News

The new office will serve customers in oil and gas, chemical, power and pulp and paper industries.

Fox obtains hazardous area approvals for Mass Flow Meter

  • August 29, 2012
  • News

Model FT3 Thermal Mass Flow Meter & Temperature Transmitter obtained FM, FMc, ATEX, and IECEx approvals.

Emerson gains hazardous area ratings for Vibration Transmitter

  • August 28, 2012
  • News

CSI 9420 now has Class I, Div 1 and ATEX Zone 0 intrinsic safety ratings, so it can be installed directly in hazardous areas.

Metso announces free RapidDraw3D Valve Model Generator

  • August 28, 2012
  • News

RapidDraw3D Valve Model Generator allows users to create realistic, to-scale, 3D valve assemblies and export them to any CAD program for use in plant piping diagrams.

Particle Sizing Webinar

  • August 23, 2012
  • News

Webinar from Malvern Instruments highlights the benefits of real-time particle sizing for the effective monitoring and control of granulation processes.

Fieldbus Foundation Updates DesignMATE Design Tool

  • August 21, 2012
  • News

The updates cover DesignMATE's library of registered devices, and revised terminology used within the software to align with current FOUNDATION fieldbus installations.

Polymer manufacturer uses Rotork electric control valve actuators

  • August 13, 2012
  • Case Study

Era Polymers in Australia uses Rotork actuators to automate the temperature control of water supplied to the condenser for the water/glycol separation process during the manufacture of polyurethane elastomer.

MAVERICK to provide System Integrator Services to Dow Chemical

  • August 7, 2012
  • News

This contract includes potential new projects for specialty chemical, advanced materials, agro sciences and plastics businesses.

Striking the perfect balance?

  • August 4, 2012
  • Feature

Automation.com, August 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
To reach higher levels of productivity, Dow Corning made the decision to migrate 32 disparate and unique site-based control systems solutions to one globally consistent automation system - the Siemens PSC 7 platform.

WirelessHART claims 8,000 Installed Networks

  • July 27, 2012
  • News

Installations signify the widespread acceptance of the WirelessHART standard by the process automation industry.