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September 1, 2011
PlantTriage software now automatically finds the root cause of process upsets. The latest advance, Root Cause Finder, automates the in-depth analysis that was previously...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/Software-that-automatically-finds-the-root-cause-of-upsets_8444.html
September 1, 2011
The Levalign Expert systems consists of a self-leveling, motorized, rotating laser and a sensor. Both interface wirelessly with a dedicated geometric measurement computer...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/predictive_and_preventive_maintenance/A-self-leveling-rotating-laser-for-alignment-measurements_8454.html
August 1, 2011
The scalable Pump Health Monitoring system can detect several conditions, including cavitation, excessive temperature, vibration, process leakage, seal pot level and differential...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/predictive_and_preventive_maintenance/A-system-to-prevent-downtime-from-unexpected-pump-failure_8314.html
August 1, 2011
The new Condition Monitoring System (CMS) has been introduced to continuously monitors the operating condition of vacuum pumps and vacuum gages. In special applications, data transfer can be affected by fiber optics in order to bridge...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/predictive_and_preventive_maintenance/A-system-to-monitor-vacuum-pumps-and-gauges-continuously_8330.html
July 1, 2011
A new icon-based interface is now available for this company’s 475 Field Communicator (photo) that simplifies the work of field maintenance technicians...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/predictive_and_preventive_maintenance/Icon-based-interface-improves-user-efficiency_8199.html
June 1, 2011
As engineers in the chemical process industries (CPI) are pressed harder to meet deadlines in the workplace, the amount of information available to them in their field is growing at an exponential pace. To address the situation, chemistry- and engineering-oriented information resources are developing tools and systems that offer opportunities to process information more efficiently and interact with...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/Information-Gets-Dynamic_8099.html
June 1, 2011
A common practice in the chemical process industries (CPI) is to implement so-called value- maximization projects (VMP) to increase production or reduce production costs in order to increase profit margins. With such projects, one main objective of the design team is to incur minimum capital expenditures. Because most VMPs aim to increase throughput or production yield, many such projects involve changes...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/design_simulation_and_modeling/Reduce-Gas-Entrainment-In-Liquid-Lines_8110.html
May 18, 2011
A new post-processing tool for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis allows engineers to more easily manipulate and manage data from multiple simulations. Known as Chorus, the software package can quickly analyze up to thousands of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/New-CFD-software-allows-increased-functionality_8027.html
May 18, 2011
The newest version of the 3D plant-design software AutoPlant V8i is fully compatible with 64-bit computer operating systems, allowing faster processing speeds, according to the company that...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/This-design-software-is-available-for-64-bit-platforms_8029.html
March 28, 2011
ViaCC is a video-based software that quickly and effectively detects leaks in an industrial environment. This software-based sensor is an extension to conventional sensors, and enables recognition of smoke, fumes...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/Spot-leaks-with-this-video-based-software_7308.html
March 28, 2011
Eriez This firm has introduced a way for users to view the performance of its X-Ray machines live online. This eliminates the need for an on-site facility visit, saving time...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/See-how-these-X-ray-machines-perform-without-a-site-visit_7339.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has received cUL Certification for its 90A Annunciator (photo), making it possible for the device to be used in applications that require compliance to the Canadian safety requirements. The 90A performs many new functions...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/asset_mgmt/Alarm-Management-Simplified-with-this-Annunciator_6514.html
March 28, 2011
Two models have been added to this firm’s range of Color ScopeMeter Test Tools (photo) with automated test capability for Fieldbus, ProfiBus and other industrial communication protocols. The new models, the ScopeMeter 225C (200 MHz, 2.5 GS/s) and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/asset_mgmt/Simplify-Fieldbus-testing-with-this-products-bus-health-test_6846.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has launched its next generation Asset Lifecycle Information Management solution, Asset Hub 6.0. Asset Hub improves productivity and reduces operational...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/asset_mgmt/Track-and-manage-assets-throughout-their-lifecycle_7622.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has launched its next generation Asset Lifecycle Information Management solution, Asset Hub 6.0. Asset Hub improves productivity and reduces operational, safety...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/asset_mgmt/Track-and-manage-assets-throughout-their-lifecycle_7636.html
March 28, 2011
With the Softnet PN-IO Linux software controller, it is possible to control distributed field devices via Profinet with standard PC hardware, such as the Simatic Microbox PC. The...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/Use-Standard-PC-Hardware-to-Control-Field-Devices_6614.html
March 28, 2011
PSI-Plot version 8.8 for Windows is the latest release of this software package for technical plotting and data processing. Version 8.8 incorporates all the powerful...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/A-New-Release-of-this-Plotting-Software_6722.html
March 28, 2011
A new computer workstation (photo) is designed for shop floor use in manufacturing plants, maintenance facilities and warehouses — anywhere computer security and protection against dust, dirt and other airborne contaminants...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/This-Workstation-Keeps-Computers-Safe-on-the-Plant-Floor_6745.html
March 28, 2011
Nelprof control valve selection software version 5.0 is a powerful tool for selecting the right control valve package quickly and accurately. It is used prior to installation to predict the performance of the control valve package as a...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/computer_software_and_hardware/Free-Software-Predicts-Control-Valve-Package-Performance-in-a-System_6748.html
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