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Saturated control elements: When you hit the end of the scale
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Scotty’s “Captain, I’m giving you all she’s got,” tells Kirk that he’s reached maximum output. The same thing can happen in your production unit. What results depends on the nature of your process.Read More

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The next-gen Invensys Foxboro Evo process automation system features a high-speed controller, field device management tools, and intuitive interfaces while reducing operating risk and enable greater... Read More

Planning I&E activities for control system migration projects
Planning I&E activities for control system migration projects

While some of these elements may seem relatively minor, dealing with them early in the planning process keeps them from becoming major problems.Read More

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Integrated automation solution added to Chinese manufacturing facility
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On-schedule factory acceptance of complete automation solution marks important milestone for Zhuhai plant that is cornerstone of Lubrizol 10-year investment plan.Read More

Modeling and simulation platform upgraded
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Maplesoft's system-level modeling and simulation platform, MapleSim 6.2, speeds up model development of both simple and complex models and expands the modeling scope to include hydraulics.Read More

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Featured Blogs
Assembling a startup team for success
Assembling a startup team for success

Most traditional startup teams are comprised of process engineers, controls engineers,... Read More

Integrating third-party systems with a DCS
Integrating third-party systems with a DCS

Several considerations need to be made when interfacing a distributed control system (DCS) to a... Read More

Managing CIP connections
Managing CIP connections

Properly managing your control system CIP connections can help avoid confusion and other... Read More

Using programming standards to navigate your process
Using programming standards to navigate your process

A definite set of programming and HMI standards can alleviate the burden of navigating your... Read More

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