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You may already have instruments you can use to cross-check critical measurements.
Many developers and integrators are whittling down obstacles until it's quick and easy to get data and know-how where it can do the most good. In fact, technical advances in single-pane displays, Internet-based networks, and mobility enabled by tablet PCs and smart phones have progressed so much ...
The latest flow measurement, control and support solutions aren't shy about serving in difficult setting. This roundup features products from Endress+Hauser, Siemens, Emerson Automation Solutions, Honeywell Process Solutions, and more.
If you can’t measure it, you can’t control it. Not as well recognized is the fact that if you cannot precisely set a flow, you can’t do what the measurement and control system says is needed. It all starts with the specification. Mike Laspisa offers his insights as to where we are now and where ...
The latest flow measurement and control devices.
Pressure Gauges: This month’s Control Talk proves a real pressure test for readers of CONTROL. Columnists Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner provide answers and the Top 10 signs your company has downsized too much.
Process Automation: Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner discuss standard mixing design practices for neutralization control and offer up the Top Ten Signs you are over the edge with your leading-edge software.
Future professionals are still desperately needed to replace their rapidly retiring counterparts. However, the well-known brain drain is being compounded by technical changes like the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0, cybersecurity and other forms of digitalization, which are ...
Control Talk columnists Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner offer up a bit of humor along with the answer to April's Puzzler on why a vortex meter measuring toothpaste went bonkers.
Problem Solving Ideas: A Reader's Welded Plate Heat Exchanger has Failed Three Times in Six Years--Should They go to a Shell and Tube?
In this month's Product Roundup, CONTROL Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt taps into the flowmeter market and discovers that although traditional markets are creeping along, Asian sales are booming.
Level measurement is as old as the Nile, but some application problems simply will not go away. Editor in Chief Walt Boyes provides his thoughts on the results of the recent ControlGlobal.com Web Poll.
The reason I was there was to ask the Fermilab engineers why they would use a “cheap flowmeter” to measure a parameter so absolutely critical to their cutting-edge, and very expensive, manufacturing process. Senior engineer David Peterson said, It isnt the cost of the device but the durability ...
CONTROL Editor in Chief Walt Boyes takes a look at how an anti-matter factory works at one of the largest high energy physics labs in the world, and why flowmeters are critical to the operation of the plant.
Process automation: Waiting as fast as we can: Pressure instrumentation continues steady progress but promised sensor technology has yet to appear.
Process automation: Loss of level controls can kill a process in a heartbeat, so tuning them properly should be a priority. F.G. Shinskey reports on the different tuning rules that apply to level loops based on vessels being regulated.
Process Automation: Control Talk columnists Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner, PE, offer up a bit of humor regarding distillation column startups, and how Stan avoided being fired despite a recent Monday morning hangover.
Process Automation: SecureSystems Insider probes the latest system advances designed to safely control and secure your critical SCADA control systems.
Process Automation: Ian Verhappen, Chair of the Foundation Fieldbus User Group and Vice President of Standards for ISA, offers his perspective and experience on whats happening in the world of industrial fieldbus.
Rate-Predictive Control is engineered to run a process like an expert operator.
Do You Wonder What all the Decimals are for, or Where They Went? Do You Know why You Should Care?
In China, Manufacturing is Still an Honorable Profession
Advances in processors and memory make it possible to embed MPC in the DCS
Modern systems support a modular approach that starts with the P&ID
Designing the best HMI requires designers to find the correct knowledge base to use. For existing processes, this is the operations team (including support personnel). For new processes, this is the design team (including operations and maintenance). Once the correct knowledge base is identified,...