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Taking the wrinkles out of a production process
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Many cosmetic products are designed to help users hide the years. Sometimes manufacturing equipment that’s showing its age needs technological help to remove wrinkles and make it run like it’s young again.Read More

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New sensor networks will measure business variables, not the process.
New sensor networks will measure business variables, not the process.

Emerson Process Management reckons a move to “pervasive sensing” will more than double the existing $16 billion measurement market by helping production facilities enhance site safety, reliability,... Read More

An affordable retrofit prevents expensive replacements
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When a utility’s new SCADA system wouldn’t communicate with existing RTUs, replacements were planned, but there wasn’t much room in the budget. A growing customer base also stressed the need for... Read More

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Liquid level sensor line uses ultrasonic sensing technology
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AutomationDirect's Flowline EchoTouch, EchoSpan, and EchoSwitch series of ultrasonic liquid level sensors and transmitters and the PodView digital level indicator are designed for chemical, water,... Read More

Leading industrial communication foundations discuss potential merger
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The HART Communication Foundation and Fieldbus Foundation announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to discuss the benefits and industry impact of merging into one organization.Read More

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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

Factory acceptance testing with system simulators
Factory acceptance testing with system simulators

System simulators allow developers to test most of a new control system, but not the entire system.... Read More

Hazards encountered in industrial automation
Hazards encountered in industrial automation

Recognizing safety hazards is important in any work environment—in the office, commissioning on the... Read More

Separating good code from bad: The "paper-and-pencil" method
Separating good code from bad: The "paper-and-pencil" method

As the digital age continues to grow, the automation industry keeps up with upgrading or replacing... Read More

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