Final effluent monitors protect wastewater treatment efficiency -
Richard Reeves, Principal Process Scientist, Southern Water, and David Ballinger, Optimisation and R & D Manager, Southern Water discuss this application. Southern Water supplies water and wastewater services for Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in the south of England.
ISA forum draws 400 attendees - Nearly 400 attendees and more than 60 exhibitors gathered at the International Society of Automation's (ISA) 58th Analysis Division Symposium, which was held in April 2013 in Galveston (TX USA).
Enclosures for high-security cells - Shown at Cebit 2013, Rittal's Modulsafe Level E is an enhanced version of the existing Safe platform and is ideal for critical data that requires total protection.
Smart Wireless solutions - Emerson Process Management is making it easier for the process industry to maximise productivity and reduce downtime by incorporating its Smart Wireless technology into the Rosemount® 3051 Pressure Transmitter.
First plug-FEST - In the first CAN FD plug-fest, Bosch, Peak, and Vector proofed the interoperability of their CAN FD implementations. The FPGAs implementing the CAN FD data link layer as submitted for international standardization were tested using different network topologies and transmission speeds.
Spot checks of moisture ensure safety of surgical air and reduce risk of infection - Michell's MDM300 portable dew-point hygrometer takes high-speed measurements of moisture in compressed air systems for surgical instruments and breathing air in spot-checks to ensure safety in hospitals.
New PXI chassis - Geotest-Marvin Test Systems has added two new PXI chassis to its product line - the GX7200, a 21-slot PXI Express chassis and the GX7800, an 8-slot, low cost PXI chassis.
Oscilloscope enhanced - A number of new enhancements have been introduced to the DLM4000 Series of 8-channel mixed-signal oscilloscopes from Yokogawa.
Advanced industrial cybersecurity - The ISA has just introduced a new, upper-level course, Advanced Industrial Cybersecurity (TS13).
Dirk Finstel is Executive Vice President of MCPS & CEO of AdLink's European headquarters.
Speedy samples - Harting's express sample service, which allows customers to order product samples from the Harting eCatalogue quickly, easily and free of charge, has been speeded up so that samples are now dispatched within 24 hours of the order being placed rather than the 48 hours under the previous system.
Partnership in solids measurement -
Magnetrol International and APM Automation Solutions (Tel Aviv, IL) have completed a market-changing agreement designating Magnetrol as a global private label distributor of APM's groundbreaking bulk solids measurement technology.
Weighing systems portfolio grows -
The Siemens Industry Automation Division has expanded its range of platform and compression load cells.
Imaging and vision handbook updated - Improved technical overviews, easier to use selection guides and over 30% more content are the highlights of the new edition of Stemmer Imaging's highly regarded handbook on imaging and machine vision.
Security partnership - HardwarePT has announced a new partnership with Tofino Security, in response to the growing cyber threats in the industrial automation industry.
Three new families of ultrasonic sensors - Ultrasonic sensor in miniature housing
Handling machines usually have a very compact design. As a result, there is hardly any space available to install the sensors. The UB…F77 series, from Pepperl+Fuchs, is well equipped for these applications.
Coriolis flowmeters range expanded -
Micro Motion® ELITE® CMFS sensor platform has been added to Emerson's line of Coriolis flowmeters to deliver precise measurement to smaller line sizes (pipelines less than DN50).
Radiation-resistant accelerometers - The MTN/1100-R series of radiation-resistant constant current accelerometers has been launched by Monitran.
Iain Taylor is new Supplier Development Manager with Anglia
Air monitoring in food products -
Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry.
Static motor analysers -
The new Baker DX series of static motor analysis equipment from SKF replaces older-generation Baker D-series and ST series surge test analysers.
Thinking big with improved data partnership - SolutionsPT has announced a new partnership with Confio Software to distribute Ignite for SQL Server, as the company puts ‘Unlocking Big data’ at the heart of its strategy.
New technology for gas flow and composition - A unique in-pipe gas flow monitoring technology that also offers the ability to measure gas composition or purity has been introduced by Quantitech.
|ICS & SCADA security - July 2010 was when we first heard of Stuxnet - and we're still hearing. Here are listed many links tracing the proliferation of automation malware!
Partnership strengthened - Rittal Limited and HEITEC AG announce a strengthening of their already close partnership for the British market.
Peter Walsh to be SOE chief!
USB adapter for diagnostics and commissioning from Siemens -
Siemens has extended its range of Profibus PC modules with the Simatic PC Adapter USB A2.
ISA standards for effective decision support -
The Ireland Section of the ISA has landed a big hitter for their May technical talk. Dr Maurice Wilkins is Yokogawa's Head of Global Strategic Marketing on the 29th May 2013.
Remote monitors track river restoration success - The Norfolk Rivers Trust (GB) has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar.
Testing total vehicle durability -
Ford Europe commits many man hours to acquiring data from prototype test vehicles at its test track at Lommel in Belgium and, during the past 13 years, much of the Road Load Data (RLD) has been derived using Kistler RoaDyn Wheel Force Sensors over a wide variety of road surfaces.
Speeding up and simplification of inspections -
Keyance image dimension measurement system puts much faster in-process inspection within everyone’s reach at Timex.
Wireless software development kit! -
Nivis recently released an ISA100 Wireless Application Layer Software Development Kit (SDK)
Versitile connector for system & panel builders -
Cliff Electronics have a new range of highly versatile Fast-On terminal blocks and accessories for system and panel builders.
Control & Automation students rewarded! -
Mitsubishi Electric Ireland sponsored the Best Academic Performance in the Final Year of the B Eng Tech in Control & Automation Systems in Academic Year 2011 – 2012.
Maximum performance with standard Ethernet Controller - KW-Software is introducing a cost-effective PROFINET solution based on a Standard Ethernet Controller that includes isochronous real-time communication (IRT).
Technological breakthrough in the profile measurment -
There has been a real technological breakthrough in the profile measuring field. Approximately 30 times faster than the best standard of the market, with the LJ-V Series from Keyance, it is possible to check instantaneously the results of a scanned target using a 3D view on line.
A "Never Been Done Before" goal - Dockwise, a global leader in the transport and offshore installation of extremely large and heavy structures, has selected Emerson Process Management to supply the control systems that help maintain stability and structural integrity for their semi-submersible heavy transport vessel, the largest of its kind in the world.
Karl Miles joins the Peak Group as Technical Sales Manager
MOM's the word! - The third collection of ISA's Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) methodology white papers designed to help manufacturers transform their paper-based processes into real-time operations intelligence that drives innovation and optimises global supply chain management.
Free data capture application -
ADLINK Technology has announced free download availability of AD-Logger™, its ready-to-run data capture application, and DAQBench®, providing ActiveX controls for creating professional instrumentation applications using ActiveX development environments.
Digital flow sensor -
Omron Electronic Components has added a new digital flow sensor offering exceptionally high accuracy and repeatability in monitoring low air flows