FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
Solving the 7 Most Common Tank Gauging Problems to Improve Safety
By Ulf Johannesson, Emerson
Many terminals and tank farms struggle with tank gauging because they use outdated equipment. However, modern tank...
Compliance of the Victim: ARC Industry Forum Highlights an Industry in Transition
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
There is an common adage that has survived the ages: If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of...
ARC Forum Wrap Up: Finding the Balance Between Connectivity and Security
By Cory Fogg, Automation.com
The February 6-9 event provided an atmosphere buzzing over the potential that the Industrial Internet of Things...
What Does a Good Machine Sound Like? A look at 3DSignals’ Predictive Maintenance Efforts
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
You know that feeling when you walk past a machine, and something just doesn’t quite sound right? This...
NEWSin Process Automation
- Seeq to present with Bristol Myers Squibb and Devon Energy at OSIsoft User Conference
- HIMA to feature modular automation at Hannover Messe
- Festo to showcase Industry 4.0 manufacturing advancements at Manufacturing in America
- Electro-Matic Ventures announces acquisition of RAF Automation
- Softing adds MQTT protocol to echocollect gateway
- Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of SensAction AG
- Bluefield Report: Big Data, IoT to address water infrastructure gap
- Beamex partners with GE Digital's Meridium to advance calibration solutions
- Data Device Corporation opens Indian Operations Center
- Reliable Controls announces opening of Singapore training center
- Moore Industries wins 2017 Engineers' Choice Award for Process Safety
- ISA and Beamex announce free webinar: Calibrating analytical instruments
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Festo introduces family of sanitary valves for pharma and biotech industries
The automated valve solutions feature the company’s VZBE ball valves, VZXA angle seat valves, VZQA pinch valves, DFPD quarter-turn actuators,...
EXAIR introduces Model 1004SS M4 NPT Back Blow Air Nozzle
This nozzle prevents blowing chips further into a part, tube or pipe and eliminates any safety hazard created by blowing debris out the far end of...
ABB releases Select I/O addition for ABB Ability System 800xA
Select I/O allows users to install standardized cabinets with the bases for field wiring early during a project, then select the type of I/O much...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
The tool is at users' fingertips on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, and it allows the user to choose from a variety of engineering units (like...
The book explores the complex requirements for effective leak detection of petroleum pipelines and improved pipeline safety.
The Valve Technical Handbook provides a resource for customers seeking detailed valve information. Over 20 manual valves and 22 actuated valves in...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By CAS Dataloggers
This White Paper from CAS DataLoggers addresses four measurement accuracy issues in the order of most to least common.
With the current emphasis in the oil and gas industry on unmanned, remotely operated sites, often utilising renewable energy sources in...
By Dave Grumney, FLO-CORP
Plant operators rely on plant air pressures to maintain properly working equipment and systems. This article discusses...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
Honeywell UOP will supply a range of technologies in the form of license, design, key equipment, and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents,...
Pioneer Energy faced a significant engineering challenge: how do you reproduce—and exceed—the processing capabilities of an entire gas...
Opened in 2014, the 2.1 kilometre bridge also carries two 400 mm diameter district heating pipelines which are now protected by an emergency...
EVENTSin Process Automation
HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.
TRAININGin Process Automation
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...