Resource Guide: Enclosures, panels and boxes

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Purge, pressurization guide The 18-page introduction and technical review that leads off “Bebco EPS purge/pressurization systems engineers guide” thoroughly covers considerations involved in explosion-proof enclosures, intrinsic safety (IS), enclosure protection systems, and the environments and contexts in which they operate. It defines hazardous areas, details NFPA and ISA design standards, presents pressurization system designs, demonstrates enclosure connections, details indicators, alarms and cutoffs, and answers common questions. It’s available here.  PepperL+FuchS / www.pepperl-fuchs.us All kinds of enclosures overview This 12-page Power Point document,…

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New trends in level instrumentation

control july state of technologyTHThis State of Technology collection of coverage from Control magazine and ControlGlobal.com delivers the most recent trends and developments in level instrumentation. Read the ebook

Béla Lipták on safety in oil & gas

bela liptak on safetyBéla Lipták discusses emerging industries aimed at exploiting unconventional fossil fuel deposits. Lipták’s critical view of the oil & gas industry explores the dangers inherent in its processes. Read the ebook

Voices: Ask The Experts

Ask The Experts: Maximum rangeability of linear valves

A question about a pressure-independent balancing and control valve prompts an expert dissection of rangeability.

Q: I happened to read your article, “Rangeability of equal-percentage control valves” (Sept. 2013, p. 102). It was informative and crystal clear as to what rangeability for =% control valves means. This is the first time my mind was getting clear on this subject as I was reading sentence by…

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  • Resource Guide: Enclosures, panels and boxes

    Purge, pressurization guide The 18-page introduction and technical review that leads off “Bebco EPS purge/pressurization systems engineers guide” thoroughly covers considerations involved in explosion-proof enclosures, intrinsic safety (IS), enclosure protection systems, and the environments…

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  • Mutual benefit, respect key to the client-vendor relationship

    By Pat Dixon

    Early in my engineering career I worked at a paper mill in its process control group. It had a new control system that did not have all the bugs worked out of it.  It was clear the vendor’s technology was not fully ready for prime time and there was a long way to go before the full benefit of…

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  • Self-service analytics for non-data-scientists

    By Bert Baeck

    Though plant operations typically generate mind-boggling quantities of data—both structured and unstructured—plant engineers and operations personnel can only leverage a small percentage to make better process decisions. This is because most process data from plant systems is stored in online…

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  • Ask The Experts: Maximum rangeability of linear valves

    Q: I happened to read your article, “Rangeability of equal-percentage control valves” (Sept. 2013, p. 102). It was informative and crystal clear as to what rangeability for =% control valves means. This is the first time my mind was getting clear on this subject as I was reading sentence by…

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  • Liquid radar level moves up to 80 GHz

    By Paul Studebaker

    Noncontact radar level technology is widely used, offering accuracy to 2 mm, range approaching 200 meters, and tolerance of extreme pressures and temperatures with high stability, no moving parts and little maintenance. Steady improvements in signal processing that allow it to accommodate a broad…

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