Lee Payne

Lee Payne is founder and president, Dataforth Corp.


PID, APC August 17, 2017

Know when to use open- or closed-loop control

Open-loop controls and closed-loop controls each have unique situations where they are needed and the operator needs to know the setting and the situation before deciding on which one to use.

By Lee Payne
PID, APC October 30, 2014

Tuning PID loops for level control

One-in-four control loops are regulating level, but techniques for tuning PID controllers in these integrating processes are not widely understood.

By Lee Payne
PID, APC July 1, 2014

Tuning PID control loops for fast response

When choosing a PID tuning strategy for a specific control loop, it's important to match the technique to the needs of that loop & the larger process.

By Lee Payne
Process Instrumentation and Sensors December 3, 2013

Tuning surge tank level control loops

This type of PID loop has a different objective than most, which calls for a different strategy.

By Lee Payne
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