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Software, Automation & Control :: Instrumentation, Automation & Control

September 15, 2008

From Tap to Transmitter

Measurement accuracy relies on the quality of the whole process instrumentation line

Bill Menz, Swagelok Co.

Today, companies in the chemical process industries (CPI) are faced with increased operating expenses, reductions in the number of qualified workers, strong competition and the need to do more with less. To meet these challenges, many companies are making use of advancements in instrumentation and control technologies to optimize plant performance. These advancements often lie in improved electronic components that provide higher accuracy of measurements and faster control algorithms, which in turn allow for increased throughput and greater yields of "on-spec" product....

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