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Industrial plants contain millions of dumb instruments that cannot communicate to modern digital control and monitoring systems. Harry Sim, CEO of Cypress Envirosystems, claims that his company offers the lowest cost way to make these dumb instruments smart. Listen in as Control editor Dan Hebert grills Sim about just how and why his companys products connect dumb instruments to the digital world.
Now more than ever, plant safety is on the minds of plant managers. Watch this video to learn how Honeywell's integrated approach to safety and security can help keep your people, plant and the environment safe.
Matt Willmott discusses the top business issues process manufacturers are facing today and how an integrated main automation contractor approach can help overcome those challenges and ensure a smooth transition from project into operations.
Editor in chief Walt Boyes reports and interprets Controls latest readership survey. This time we asked our readers about their understanding and usage practices concerning safety instrumented systems. Safety is one of the most important issues facing the process industries, especially as retirement takes much of the institutional knowledge and experience from plants worldwide.
Executive editor Jim Montague analyzes the results of Control's survey on recorders and data acquisition devices. Automation professional need to know different data values across the plant floor such as temperature, level, flow and pressure, when monitoring and controlling plant processes. However, the way that the data gets collected, analyzed, archived and reported has changed over the years. It continues to evolve and expand fast.
Watch this video report to learn how recorders and data acquisition devices have changed, and how these are being used on the plant floor today.
Walt Boyes walks you through the responses received from CONTROL's 2009 survey on industrial PCs, PLCs and PACs. What kind of PC do you use? Watch this video and get the entire report. Discover what type of industrial PCs, PLCs and PAC our audience uses.
Editor in chief Walt Boyes talks about the results of the latest Control survey on flowmeters. Control surveyed its audience asking how industry professionals use flowmeters. We received over 250 responses and the results surprised us.
Walt Boyes explains the implications of the responses received from CONTROL's 2009 survey on circuit protection. What factors determine the kind of circuit protection you use? Watch this video and get the entire report. Find out the circuit-protection procedures and practices of our audience.
Editor in chief Walt Boyes talks about the results of Control's most recent survey on level instrumentation and tank gauging systems. This video report analyzes the more than 120 responses obtained from our readers. Watch this video and learn what our survey participants had to say.
The chemical facilities' anti-terrorism standards establish risk-based performance requirements and compel any facility manufacturing, housing or distributing specified chemicals to complete a screening assessment. The assessment must determine level of risk, identify security vulnerabilities and address these vulnerabilities. Listen in as Control editor Dan Hebert and Apprion vice president of marketing and customer services Stephen Lambright discuss this hot topic.
The Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards establish risk-based performance requirements and compel any facility manufacturing, housing or distributing specified chemicals to complete a screening assessment. The assessment must determine level of risk, identify security vulnerabilities, and address these vulnerabilities. Listen in as Control editor Dan Hebert and Apprion vice president of marketing and customer services Stephen Lambright discuss this hot topic.