How to Migrate Automation Control Systems with No Plant Downtime?
Hunter Water needed to improve the efficiency of its Burwood Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) due to aging water infrastructure and tougher environmental legislation. The enhancements included migrating the automation control system over a tight eight-week time period, allowing no room for error or plant downtime.
How Are Industrial Manufacturers Using Industrial Wireless Solutions?
Industrial wireless plant-wide networks meet safety and reliability needs for industrial process control and automation. A plant-wide network supports more than just sensors, but also mobile productivity in wireless workers. Explore the many ways industrial manufacturers are using industrial wireless solutions from Honeywell, such as equipment health monitoring, maintenance, asset location and mobile operators.
What Is SCADA?
SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) is an industrial control system at the core of many modern industries such as manufacturing, energy, water, power, transportation and many more. Learn about SCADA and what it can do for you.
Basic Features of AC Drives
Basics of AC Drives: Why would you want them? How do they work? Learn about controlling motor speeds and Energy Savings, as well Control Strategies. This 38 minute educational video will teach you how AC drives operate to increase your production efficiency.
Harmonics Can Be Solved. How Can I Solve Them?
What are they? Why do I care and how can I solve? Low Voltage drive Senior Application Engineer Jeff Fell discusses what cause harmonics and what kinds of problems can they cause? Learn about this important issue and how to solve the problems. This 36 minute education video will walk you through definitions to solutions.
Three Steps to Sizing Your Motor and Drive
Learn the three steps around application requirements, sizing the motor and then selecting the drive. Why is torque so important? What is the difference between variable and constant?
WNM Wireless Network Module: A Robust and Versatile Wireless I/O Solution
Wireless I/O systems are gaining in popularity as plant operators understand the benefits of costs, reliability and flexibility associated with switching from traditional wiring. In this video, journalist and industry expert Peter Welander shows how the WNM Wireless Network Module from Moore Industries provides a robust and versatile wireless I/O solution
Natural Gas and Oil Wellhead Application: Monitoring and Control Instrumentation
Natural gas and oil production involves the use of monitoring and control instrumentation with continuous gas needs. This is challenging for sites in remote locations with limited power resources. In this video, Moore Industries looks at one real world example solved by our HCS HART Concentrator System. Watch this video for a real-world examples.
What is a FDT Frame Application?
The Frame Application is a software application that enables a graphical interface or 'view' used to configure, maintain and diagnose intelligent measurement devices from different leading suppliers. A Frame functions as a "window" or "view" that displays device parameters and information by way of an installed DTM provided by the device supplier. This combination provides a simple, clear and easy-to-understand device management environment that can change your view of the device by indicating diagnostic warnings of potential problems which may help you reduce maintenance and operation costs.
Podcast - Control Top 50 Companies
In this podcast, David Clayton at ARC Advisory Group, talks with Jim Montague, Control's executive editor, about the companies on this year's Top 50 list and the economic and technical trends affecting them, including the resurgent natural gas sector, process control in developing economies, and possible mega projects.
What Is Cybersecurity and Why Is It Important?
This video examines the current state of cybersecurity in SCADA and industrial control networks, talks about how we got to this point and lays the foundation for discussing how to improve the security of these systems.
Podcast: Virtualization and Cloud Technology
In this podcast, Harry Forbes at ARC Advisory Group, talks with Jim Montague, Control's executive editor, about the latest trends and innovations in cloud-based technology and virtualized computing, and some of the best ways that listeners can safely and securely take advantage of them.
Beamex Integrated Calibration Solution
This video is an introduction to the paperless calibration system comprising Beamex CMX calibration software and the Beamex MC6 advanced field calibrator and communicator.
Differential Pressure Level Measurement
Hydrostatic level measurement via differential pressure is an option for direct mounting or mounting with remote seals on tanks and vessels. These instruments can handle extreme chemical and mechanical loads as well as electromagnetic interference. They are widely applied in chemical and petrochemical industries.
Process Security Podcast
In this podcast, Sid Snitkin at ARC Advisory Group, talks with Jim Montague, Control’s executive editor, about the latest trends and innovations in process security, and some of the best ways that listeners can go about making their applications and facilities more secure. Listen to this podcast now and take the cybersecurity survey.
National Manufacturing Day 2013: From Intern to Engineer
In this video, Beth Goodbaum, lead reporter of IMT Career Journal, speaks with Matt Quigley at Festo U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge, Long Island, N.Y. Quigley speaks about his success story, from intern to engineer, and demonstrates his long-term project, which he anticipates will be used in medical laboratories.
Manufacturing Day 2013: Getting to Know Festo
In this video, Beth Goodbaum, lead reporter of IMT Career Journal speaks to Frank Langro at Festo U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge, Long Island, NY. Langro, the director of marketing and product development, speaks about why Festo decided to open its doors to the public, including local colleges and politicians, on National Manufacturing Day.
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