White Papers

What Do Industrial Engineers Need to Know About Functional Safety?

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Engineers designing systems for industrial and factory applications are adopting functional safety design practices to reduce the risk of system failures that could result in costly damage or injury.

A Case for an Internet Code of Conduct

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Self-regulation or legislation does not stifle innovation at all. It steers the internet in the right direction. It is just an example, albeit a very important example, of market feedback for engineers and innovators to develop the right products.

Extending Connectivity to the Bottom of the Ocean

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If you have a ControlLogix PLC being used as the MCS, how can you make use of the OPC UA MDIS spec and bypass the old Modbus integration to the DCS? Softing has developed an OPC UA MDIS compliant server module that inserts into the ControlLogix chassis and creates the OPC UA provides a framework that can be used to represent field devices, for example. 

The World Market for Gas Flow Measurement - 4th Ed.

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The World Market for Gas Flow Measurement examines the gas flow measurement market on both a worldwide and regional basis. It covers each flow technology used for gas flow measurement.

Bridging the IT/OT Divide

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Today’s smarter edge devices can streamline integration efforts while providing secure remote access for end users and machine builders, too

A Guide to Customized PROFINET Validation

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While serial bus systems will continue to play an important role in the future, solutions based on Industrial Ethernet are becoming increasingly common with Industry 4.0 applications. The focus is less on cable measurements, signal levels or signal shapes, but in the case of standards such as PROFINET, utilization and the greatest possible availability of the networks are the focus of interest.

What is An Energy Audit?

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The aim of an energy audit is to reduce usage and improve performance.  It is becoming a standard practice for large industrial locations as well as smaller operations

Data Protection Best Practices

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Protecting sensitive data created, stored and consumed by sensor-driven Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology and applications is one of the foundations of trustworthy IIoT systems.

Smart Transmitters Enable Smart Sensors

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Instrument transmitters became smart by integrating digital technologies, paving the way for instrument sensors to acquire a similar level of intelligence. As we move into the future, digital technology will continue to provide more information from instruments.

Monitoring Mechanical Behavior of Reciprocating Compressors

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By Istec
In this whitepaper we focus on the mechanical health and behaviour of reciprocating compressors with four important indicators; impact, temperature (valves and bearings), vibration and rod drop. Table 1 shows the typical measurements for reciprocating compressors.