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September 29, 2011
Aveva (Cambridge, U.K.;, a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the 12.1 release of its Aveva Plant solution with enhanced reporting options, improved productivity and extended language support features. In addition, the enhancements enable effective project workflows, consistent change management and...
September 1, 2011
More physics means more applications with this CFD software STAR-CCM+ Version 6.04 is this company’s latest release of its CFD- (computational fluid dynamics) focused engineering simulation software (photo). The new release aims to: further expand the application coverage through the addition of new, validated physics; to further improve quality, robustness and speed of the meshing technology; and to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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