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How to evaluate and install a load cell sensor

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Various load cell types are preferred, relative to the needs of the laboratory or operational environment. When you need to convert force into a measurable electrical output, the load cell or transducer, is the best application.

Effective Compliance with IEC 61508 When Selecting Solenoid Valves for Safety...

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Regulatory modifications in 2010 have raised important issues in design and use of industrial safety systems. Certain changes in IEC 61508, now being widely implemented, mean that designers and users who desire full compliance must give new consideration to topics such as SIL levels and the ...

Logic Solver for Tank Overfill Protection

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When a storage facility's tank level rises above safe limits, a logic solver that is part of a Safety Instrumented System (SIS) initiates final elements to restore the process to a safe state. This can include shutting off input feeds to the tank by isolating the pump and closing the input valve....

Bound to Fail: Why Cybersecurity Risk Cannot Simply Be Managed Away

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The approach that both government and business has taken to ICS cybersecurity of critical infrastructure assets over the last 10 years is systemically flawed and doomed to failure

Essentials of Safety Instrumented Systems

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This Control Essentials Guide is the first in a continuing series of interactive PDFs by the editors of Control. Essentials of Safety Instrumented Systems is designed to provide process industry professionals with an up-to-date, top-level understanding of the most important SIS issues. From ...

Post-Stuxnet Industrial Security: How to Detect Industrial Malware on Day Zero

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Preventing the next Stuxnet-like attack on the control world might be impossible, but operators can mitigate the effects and contain worms and viruses through early detection.

Hacking the Industrial Network

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Industrial control networks are highly vulnerable to intelligent remote attacks, as well as non-intelligent viruses. With threats to these networks increasing in complexity and scope, decision makers need to take action before it's too late

Analysis of 3S CoDeSys Security Vulnerabilities for Industrial Control System...

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This White Paper summarizes the currently known facts about these vulnerabilities and associated attack tools. It also provides guidance regarding a number of mitigations and compensating controls that operators of SCADA and ICS systems can take to protect critical operations.

Maintaining Installations In Hazardous Areas

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Flameproof enclosure (Ex d) and intrinsic safety (Ex i) are very common equipment protection methods in Process Automation. One reason to use Ex d is the amount of energy which could not be provided via Ex i. This disadvantage has gone with the introduction of intrinsically safe, dynamic methods ...

De-mystifying GHG Monitoring and Reporting - Achieve Benefits from Compliance

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Download this presentation to see a series of highlights from the Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Rule (GHG MRR).

Cybersecurity Through Real-Time Distributed Control Systems

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Critical infrastructure sites and facilities are becoming increasingly dependent on interconnected physical and cyber-based real-time distributed control systems (RTDCSs). A mounting cybersecurity threat results from the nature of these ubiquitous and sometimes unrestrained communications ...

Using Tofino to Control the Spread of Stuxnet Malware

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<p>This application note describes how to use the Tofino Industrial Security Solution to prevent the spread of the Stuxnet worm in both Siemens and non-Siemens network environments.</p> <p><b>What is Stuxnet?</b><br> Stuxnet is a computer worm designed to target one or more industrial systems ...

Product Safety Case Study Compliance Testing and Certification

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Moore Industries believes it is of vital importance to have third-party SIS evaluation for plant safety provided by a company with global coverage and reputation.

Understanding the Concepts Behind Short Circuit Current Ratings (SCCR)

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The date of January 1, 2005 sits vividly in the minds of manufacturers within the industrial control panel field. That's because that's the day when the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) National Electrical Code (NEC) 2005 Article 409 officially went into effect. The code required ...

Personnel Functional Safety Certification: Not All Programs Are Created Equal

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As production runs ever closer to equipment and facility operating limits and new plants come on line in expanding and developing economies, the pressure to design and operate systems more safely and economically is increasing. A key to meeting this goal is having competent people who are ...

Compliance Testing and Certification

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Moore Industries believes it is of vital importance to have third-party SIS evaluation for plant safety provided by a company with global coverage and reputation. Earlier designs for process control and safety systems typically used "good engineering practices and experience" as their guidelines....

An IT Perspective of Control Systems Security

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Enterprises with industrial operations typically utilize at least two types of computer networks – Information Technology (IT) - a network that supports enterprise information system functions like finance, HR, order entry, planning, email and document creation; and Operational Technology (OT) - ...

An Analysis of Whitelisting Security Solutions and Their Applicability in ...

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Whitelisting is described by its advocates as "the next great thing" that will displace anti-virus technologies as the host intrusion prevention technology of choice. Anti-virus has a checkered history in operations networks and control systems – many people have horror stories of how they ...

Process Safety in Specialty Chemicals: Turning Industry Challenges Into ...

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<i>The need: Lower life cycle costs and better information flow. The solution: New standards offer more choices for integrating safety and process control</i></p> <p>The specialty chemical industry is facing a number of difficult challenges, including increasingly stringent safety and compliance ...

Safeguarding Your Plant Automation Systems with Change Management

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The increased use of plant floor automation to achieve production goals has created a dependency on PLCs, PC control systems and programmable automation. These devices and their logic programs are costly to develop but vital to the running of the plant, and are viewed by most companies as ...

Reducing Electrical Noise in Instrument Circuits

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This paper presents the results of tests conducted on ways of reducing the four types of noise encountered in electronic instrument circuits.</p> <p>The use of computers and other sensitive electronic equipment in process instrumentation systems has demanded that more attention be give to ...

Increasing plant floor security today

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Reaping the rewards of strategic maintenance

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Ins and Outs of Partial Stroke Testing

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Depending on the Equipment, Application, and Test Method, You May Be Able to Extend the Full Test Intervals for SIS Valves. This article is written by William L. (Bill) Mostia Jr., PE, of Exida, League City, Texas. Mostia has more than 25 years experience applying safety, instrumentation, and ...

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