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Enhanced functionality for Rotork CMA boosts electric process valve control 31/03/2015
Rotork has announced an extensive advancement of CMA electric actuation technology for the operation of process control and choke valves, introducing new options to meet evolving customer and market requirements. Full Story...

Free thermography seminars in the UK and Ireland 31/03/2015
A series of free thermography seminars are being run by Fluke as part of its programme of seminars for 2015 throughout the UK and Ireland. The seminars are designed to look at the benefits of thermal imaging techniques to improve maintenance practices. Full Story...

Detonation arrestors reduce complexity and increase safety 24/03/2015
Detonation arrestors are flame arrestors designed to prevent the transmission of a detonation in a confined system. It is often assumed that detonation arrestors are essentially the same with the exception of certain features that might be offered by various manufactures. This is not true. Full Story...

NI Redefines Instrumentation with Open Software and Reconfigurable Hardware 17/03/2015
The way you interact with devices is changing. Multipurpose, software-centric systems with endless capability are replacing single-purpose, hardware-centric user interfaces with limited functionality. NI is at the forefront of redefining instrumentation to meet today’s test challenges while reducing the total cost of test. Accelerate your productivity today! Full Story...

Multipix launch new Basler ace models with IMX 174 sensor 10/03/2015
The Basler acA1920-155um USB 3.0 camera with Sony IMX174 CMOS sensor delivers 155 fps at 2.3 MP resolution. Amazing sensitivity, superb dynamic range with HD resolution & high speed. When you consider it uses global shutter technology and has a pixel size of 5.86µm, with very low noise, it is the camera of the future – but available now Full Story...

New Touch Panel Controller (TPC) for Automation and IoT 10/03/2015
New Touch Panel computers of Advantech already use the Intel processors of the 4th Generation (Haswell), which also shows in the higher graphics performance and reduced energy consumption. Advantech thereby reacts to current market trends such as distributed systems, the Internet of Things, and energy efficiency. Full Story...

Packaging machinery OEM uses Vision570™ and Vision560™ as primary control 10/03/2015
Kolman d.o.o. manufactures packaging machines for different materials, labeling machines and other process equipment. Unitronics Vision570™ and Vision560™ have been used to control the servo drive, temperature, pneumatic valves, sensors and actuators on the company's ackaging machinery. Full Story...

New whitepaper: Building the industrial cloud - the immediate future of M2M technology 24/02/2015
If the Internet of Things is  big news in heavy industries like the energy and power industries, or shipping and transportation. The challenge is finding the hardware that can do the work. IoT is the natural endpoint of the convergence of industrial automation with information technology currently underway, and Moxa is already preparing for it with a full line of hardware solutions built for industrial cloud applications. Full Story...

Prevent unscheduled downtime. Extend cost-effective asset protection 10/02/2015
Emerson Process Management’s CSI 9360 vibration/position transmitter offers basic protection to rotating machinery — compressor, pump, and fan assets. The transmitter detects emerging sleeve bearing issues and gives advanced warning to shut down assets before damage occurs or production is impacted.  Full Story...

Enabling efficient and visually represented PRP/HSR network management 10/02/2015
Creating a network management interface of devices and systems using different protocols can create risks and management issues that can compromise effectiveness and security for Substation Automation Networks. An efficient and visually represented PRP/HSR network using Power SCADA with specially designed management middleware can effectively avoid these problems. Full Story...

New Whitepaper: Advances In HMI technology drive improved operator performance 03/02/2015
Control room operators are critical to successfully running industrial plants. However, operators who are heavily loaded may miss important changes in the process or overlook opportunities to improve efficiency, productivity and profits. The latest HMI console technology provides significant improvements in terms of an operator’s mobility and effectiveness. Read more in this new whitepaper... Full Story...

New Whitepaper: What you should know about filling two-component cartridges 30/01/2015
There are many advantages to packaging two-component adhesives in convenient cartridges for use with static mixers. Packaging your adhesives in cartridge systems can help you deliver significant value to you and your customers. A new whitepaper from Nordson EFD looks at this subject... Full Story...

Go wide! Meet the Vision430 all-in-one PLC/HMI/IO with 4.3in touchscreen 27/01/2015
The award-winning Vision controller series, from Unitronics, welcomes its newest member — the Vision430. The beautiful, wide 4.3in built-in colour touchscreen brings added value to any application that requires a compact PLC controller with onboard I/Os. The touchscreen and five function keys are housed in a flat fascia with an IP66/IP65/NEMA4X rating — a good fit for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Full Story...

Bring your measurement technology know-how up to date 27/01/2015
Following on from a successful series of training and workshops in 2014, HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – has announced the first dates for its 2015 training courses, which take place at the end of February. Full Story...

Guide for deploying wireless equipment in The Connected Enterprise 16/12/2014
This detailed guidance from Rockwell Automation and Cisco will help control system engineers, IT network engineers and system integrators implement standard, IP-based wireless networks in a more robust, secure and scalable way.  Download now! Full Story...

Source your complete interface solution from a sole provider 16/12/2014
The MTL1000 Series of Signal Conditioners ensures reliable and high-quality process communications whilst significantly reducing power wiring costs by up to 90%. Full Story...

Multipix launch the new board-level camera series called dart from Basler 18/11/2014
The cameras use various Aptina CMOS sensors with 1.2 to 5 MP resolution and deliver up to 54 images per second through the USB 3.0 interface. Customers can choose from S mount, CS mount and bare board without mount models, which offers them great flexibility during system setup. The bare board variant measures just 27mm x 27mm and weighs 5g. Full Story...

Learn the Essentials of Industrial Cyber Security 18/11/2014
Cyber security is an acknowledged & growing threat to the operational integrity of process manufacturing. Arm yourself with The Essential Guide to Cyber Security, providing latest trends, standards & technologies designed to keep you running safely. Full Story...

Evolution in Instrumentation Maintenance Using an Asset Management System 18/11/2014
A case study based on Mitsubishi Chemical’s Kashima Plant uses smart instrumentation information monitoring to optimize the lifecycle cost of the plant while enhancing maintenance activities, increasing safety, and improving product quality. Full Story...

FDT enables higher productivity at lower operating costs 04/11/2014
FDT/DTM Technology improves efficiency, diagnostic capabilities at wastewater treatment plant. Network permits remote management of 250 kilometer system of canal, pipes. Profinet network uses FDT to help boost productivity and cut costs. Full Story...



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