Lynn Njaa is business development manager, DCSNext process automation consultant with Maverick Technologies.
Examine how to manage DCS migration preparation with front-end loading design goals. A new DCS with high-performance human-machine interface (HMI) can help operators resolve abnormal situations 41% faster.
To help those with legacy distributed control systems (DCS) that need upgrades, Control Engineering offered a March 24 webcast for professional development hour (PDH) credit, “Effective process control system migration.” Additional answers from the speakers follow, along with a link to webcast, archived for one year.
A system integrator can help end users navigate the best path toward a new optimized automation system solution
Migrating controls: Plan ahead with any process control system migration to stay on track. Use front-end loading on the project, and ask these 10 questions about migrating from a legacy distributed control system (DCS) or other controls to upgraded options.
Selecting a process control system (PCS) involves experienced personnel and understanding critical elements for operations.