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March 28, 2011
Hans Turck In May, this firm and Banner Engineering introduced a scalable wireless network that can monitor and control I/O functions or provide serial communication at up to 56 locations. The new SureCross DX80 product line (photo)...
March 28, 2011
Released in May, this universal remote input/output (I/O) module for the Safety Manager platform allows process manufacturers to integrate more safety devices while simplifying installation and maintenance. The...
March 28, 2011
Bentley Systems OpenPlant Modeler V8i 3-D plant modeling software (photo) enables realtime seamless sharing and data interoperability across different organizations and systems using an internationally recognized standard (ISO 15926...
March 28, 2011
The newly developed input-output (I/O) modules reflect the market trend toward ever-smaller sized devices for installation in control cabinets. The...
March 28, 2011
    Hilscher North America   The netBrick (photo) is an IP67-rated gateway designed to provide industrial network connectivity in harsh environments. Each...
March 28, 2011
Newsteo (photo) is a central, wireless monitoring system suitable for applications such as warehousing, cool-room monitoring, food distribution, laboratories and pharmaceutical...
March 1, 2011
Maximizing quality, minimizing cost and meeting schedule milestones are ever-present challenges in large projects. While significant progress has been made in certain areas of facility construction, the management of project-related information continues to struggle. Information received by operators tends to be incomplete and inaccurate, while the cost of producing it remains high. Common reasons for...
January 1, 2011
With productivity, growth and reliability as constant drivers, the proactive evaluation of all machinery is critically important. In order to gain useful insight, the maintenance team must capture comprehensive data related to machinery operation and carry out a logical interpretation of the data. The conventional language of equipment components — vibration — transmits relevant information...
September 15, 2008
There are many criteria that the engineer considers when optimizing: maximization of product yield or quality; minimization of recycle flow or energy consumption; and economic indicators, such as maximization of profits, net present worth (NPW) and minimization of payback period (PBP). Instead of simply focusing on the most important criterion, it would be preferable to optimize the process for several...
June 1, 2007
    Process performance, quality and reliability depend directly on how a plant performs in real time. Yet many plants track and respond only to longterm averages. By measuring and responding to realtime measures, you can ensure:     Quick recovery from process upsets   Fast change-over to another product   Shortened batch-cycle times   Measuring and responding to the...
January 1, 2006
Emerson Process Management (St. Louis, Mo.; has introduced CSI 4500 Machinery Health Monitor application that provides live, continuous monitoring of turbines...
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