Video Guide to NFPA 70E Compliance
OSHA requires a safe workplace, which is achieved through compliance with NFPA 70E. Schneider Electric Field Services has created a "Guided Tour" video that addresses the five steps required by NFPA 70E for Electrical Workplace Safety. In addition, valuable information is provided on arc flash mitigation strategies; all in less than five minutes! Watch this video to learn more.
Improving Operation Performance with Deman-Driven Labor Scheduling
Are you looking to improve your operational performance? This webcast will give you an inside look at how Schwan's global supply chain has automated its scheduling processes to eliminate labor waste, accurately forecast production demand and schedule the employees with the right skills for the job in order to achieve operational excellence.
Podcast: Enhancing Operator Performance
In this podcast, Peter Reynolds at ARC Advisory Group, talks with Jim Montague, Control's executive editor, about many of the new tools and methods for improving operator performance, from prioritized data displays that aid situational awareness to sit-stand workstations to assist alertness.
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.
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Information about the health of a control system, the I/O systems, field devices and final control elements can be critical for plant operation and uptime. Timely diagnostic information can mean the difference between a quick repair and hours or days of unplanned downtime.
You Must Measure Energy to Manage Energy. Learn more about process energy management. Find out which aspects of energy you can manage. Discover how much energy your plant may be wasting -- where and why.
The limitations of traditional electric actuators have an impact on the life of the system. The most common problem is exceeding the rated duty cycle, causing the motor to burn out. A study done by ExxonMobil and presented in October 2012 at Coking.Com identified wear issues. Download this white paper to learn more.