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New standard developing for intelligent process field devices
New standard developing for intelligent process field devices

One of the technological gaps that has developed in many process manufacturing environments is the availability of vast amounts of information from intelligent field devices contrasted against the inability for users to put this information to work in the context of effective asset management. While smart devices are... Read More

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Do you find yourself explaining the finer points of Coriolis flowmeter installation or pressure sensor impulse line configuration to your colleagues? Maybe you wish you could find more useful... Read More

Talking to transmitters
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Process control system vendors often have to provide a range of I/O (input/output) options to communicate with the variety of signal types that a user might find with process sensors and... Read More

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Online thermowell calculation tool
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Emerson Process Management has introduced an online Thermowell Calculation Tool that incorporates the new ASME PTC 19.3 TW standard. The proprietary tool is now available online free-of-charge.... Read More

Converging automation standards
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Even a casual observer working in our industries will soon realize that there are many standards and protocols covering various aspects of hardware, software, and work practices. They cover safety,... Read More

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Enterprise batch records and enterprise manufacturing intelligence
Enterprise batch records and enterprise manufacturing intelligence

In past blog posts where I’ve talked about enterprise batch records, I’ve also mentioned the... Read More

Program development: How to simplify a complex system
Program development: How to simplify a complex system

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert... Read More

Converting control systems: Take the time to improve control strategy
Converting control systems: Take the time to improve control strategy

One of the most frustrating expressions I see in scope documents is, “Convert the existing control... Read More

Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals
Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals

Operator training simulators (OTSs) can be a major asset to a large plant or refinery. However,... Read More

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