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A new IO-Link master for the Simatic controller
Machine alignment with cardan shaft in place
Smart transmitters for a variety of level-sensing applications
Introducing a new family of signal conditioners
A new spin on flow metering
Focus on Analyzers
Application flexibility with guided wave radar
Turning vibration data into knowledge
This built-in panel PC offers multi-touch advantages
A moisture analyzer with good connectivity
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Software for the Human Element

New software tools address common issues, such as disorganized data and a streamlined workforce, through the use of simplified methods of presenting information, alerts and suggested actions. These tools are designed to increase human reliability and make chemical processing facilities safer and more reliable and more efficient.   Improving safety “One of the biggest issues for processors is... More
Instrumentation, Automation & Control

This control system now has enhanced alarm functions

The newly released Centum VP R5.04 is an enhanced version of this company’s flagship integrated production control system. This new Centum release features enhanced alarm and batch functions. With the Centum system, a prominently colored tag mark is... More
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Aveva launches a new application for governing asset information

Aveva (Cambridge, U.K.; www.aveva.com) has launched AVEVA Information Standards Manager (AVEVA ISM), a software product that enables... More
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Intelligent and robust fuel flowmeters and readout units

Fuel-View is a compact, lightweight and cost-effective solution for measuring the fuel consumption and operating time of vehicles, tractors, river vessels or any mobile or fixed installations with diesel engines. The... More

Level detectors approved for SIL2 and SIL3 applications

The radiometric gauge SENSseries LB 480 has been awarded SIL2/SIL3 certification, making this company the first supplier providing SIL-certified radiometric systems for both level (point level or continuous... More

Distillation Column Thermal Optimization: Employing Simulation Software

Several market conditions, including availability of light crude oilds in the U.S., low natural-gas prices and improving macroeconomics, are driving debottlenecking projects related to columns in both petroleum refining and chemical settings. Fortunately, the process-simulation tools that can be used to perform the front-end of these projects have advanced significantly in the past several years. Distillation columns present one of the most challenging... More
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