March 2015 Issue
CONTROL is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the global process automation market with a readership of 65,000 plus engineering, operations and management professionals. The publication reports on developing trends, illustrates successful applications, and updates the basic skills and knowledge base that provide the profession's foundation.
Make sure your control system achieves the potential possible with today's instrumentation.
Level instruments with wireless links to the cloud and Wi-Fi allow improved tank inventory management systems.
Diagnosing a signaled instrument failure is tricky, time-consuming and usually is called for at a most inconvenient time, but better diagnostics are making the task easier.
We've come a long way; still have a way to go.
Since the goal is to control loop stability, the choice that gives you the best chance of that is the one to make.
ISA108 Intelligent Device Management committee finishes first document, "Concepts and Terminology"
This month, the editors of Control browse the web to get you the latest online resources on loop control. Here's how you can stay in the loop!
IoT can be a HUGE deal for customers that stretch its capabilities in new ways.
We are destined to have a multiplicity of protocols in our facilities.
Reader says "NERC CIP does not make the grid more secure or reliable."
Businesses too often fail to account for intellectual property when determining the value of at-risk assets.
Through the looking glass of emerging technologies.
Besides learning about detailed best practices for calibrating pressure devices, Executive Editor Jim Montague was reminded of the underpinnings of not just pressure, but process applications in general.
Technological advances help magnify the scope of asset management systems and move them into new applications and environments.
Hunter Vegas from Wunderlich Malec and Ned Espy and Roy Tomalino from Beamex present a two-part ISA webinar on the basics, crucial issues and best practices for successful pressure calibration.
Pressure transmitters and their related components are rising to meet new challenges.
Asahi/America Inc. names new President, F.W. Webb Company becomes new authorized distributor for Opto 22, Belden Inc. forms partnership with Shanghai Hi-tech Control System Co., M&M Software GmbH becomes new FDT Group sponsor, and Iconics achieves OPC UA Client Lab Certification
Companies need to ensure cybersecurity isn't relegated to IT-specific discussions, but is a staple of meeting agendas and a factor in all decisions that address business risks.
A team from Benton Central Jr./Sr. High School in Oxford, Indiana, has won Phoenix Contact's 2015 Nanoline Contest.