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  • Navigator 600 Silica Analyzer

    This analyzer provides accurate monitoring of a wide range of silica concentrations from 0-5,000 parts per billion.

    11/08/2007
  • Analyze this!

    Measurement and control of physical properties such as level and flow are the heart of process control. But measurement and control of the molecular composition of a process stream are also of vital importance.

    Dan Hebert
    06/04/2007
  • More about cost estimating process analyzer projects

    Gary Nichols concludes his series on the proper design and project management of process analyzer systems, this time addressing estimate accuracy and cost by project stage and work breakdown structure.

    Gary D. Nichols
    04/13/2007
  • What’s next for process analyzers?

    In this month's installmnet of Product Roundup, we focus on process analyzers and instrumentation that might just help you solve a process problem or two.

    Patti Pool
    04/11/2007
  • Cost estimating for process analyzer projects

    This article addresses cost estimating for capital projects on which an analyzer system is installed, through start-up and commissioning of the project, to the resultant lifetime cost savings that can be gained.

    Gary D. Nichols
    03/07/2007
  • Physical layer diagnostics: Part II

    In this month’s installment of On the Bus, process control specialist John Rezabek summarizes the current and soon-to-be-released offerings of four of the leading suppliers of physical-layer hardware.

    01/05/2007
  • Project roadmaps get you there

    This article illustrates how correct project engineering documentation deliverables help to eliminate scope changes during concept development and design, and minimize analyzer system lifetime costs.

    12/12/2006
  • Physical layer diagnostics: Who needs them?

    In this month’s installment of On the Bus, process control specialist John Rezabek explains the difficulties of getting a quality installation of physical-layer hardware for fieldbus diagnostics.

    12/11/2006
  • Analyzers not ready for prime time

    It is easy to see why the analyzer market doesn’t work for end users, but it is harder to find a solution. Clues can be found, however, in one small part of the analyzer market that is improving rapidly.

    11/02/2006
  • Accurately scoping process analyzer projects

    This article covers the formal details of a project approval scope document, including front-end engineering design, front-end loading, project execution modeling, and independent project analysis.

    10/10/2006
  • 2006 AutomationXchange PAT Roundtable

    Pfizer senior manager team leaders, Lou Pillai and Martin Warman, join the company’s director of process and technology global sourcing, Jeff Miller, in a discussion on PAT with our editors.

    08/22/2006
  • Online training videos explode the myths of plant performance

    "The 6 Myths of Process Performance" identifies the right things to focus on for improved process performance. The myths represent outdated methods of plant performance improvement. Each myth is debunked in a short 5-minute video.

    08/15/2006
  • The relay logic syndrome

    The coming together of nanotechnology, biology and medicine, information sciences, and cognitive sciences should give traditional automation and control devices new performance and capabilities.

    06/07/2006
  • Are analyzer vendors ignoring new standards?

    A Product Roundup of process analyzers finds vendors avoiding mentioning NeSSI or PAT compatibility like the plague. What’s keeping them from adopting the new standards, we wonder?

    04/13/2006
  • Standards bring order to chaos

    Implementation of the New Sampling/Sensor Initiative (NeSSI) standards will simplify sample system design, installation and operation, fundamentally changing and improving the way we do process analysis.

    02/10/2006
  • Metal legos streamline sampling and control

    The new sampling and sensor initiative (NeSSI) delivers a smaller, smarter approach that is resulting in savings now, and improved process control soon. So where does NeSSI go from here?

    12/15/2005
  • PPAR-5 convenes in San Diego

    Around the Loop columnist Terry K. McMahon reports on the pharma roundtable recently held in California and why process understanding (PU) is the real meaning of the Process Analytical Technology (PAT) guidance.

    11/22/2005
  • New book explains Process Analytical Technology

    Around the Loop columnist Terry K. McMahon reviews this new work which compiles tutorials and offers hard experience in implementing process analyzers by a distinguished panel of experts.

    10/19/2005
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