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Other Networks October 1, 1997

Token Passing Protocol Helps Refinery Increase Production

BUS OF THE MONTH:ARCNet

By Control Engineering Staff
Other Networks September 1, 1997

LonWorks Helps Get Semiconductor System ‘Pumped’

BUS OF THE MONTH: LonWorks

By Control Engineering Staff
Other Networks May 1, 1997

AS-i bus cuts cycle time in half for cleaning equipment manufacturer

BUS OF THE MONTH: AS-i Bus

By Control Engineering Staff
Other Networks March 1, 1997

Profibus Provides Fast, Reliable Communications for Coal Mining

BUS OF THE MONTH: Profibus-DP

By Control Engineering Staff
Other Networks January 1, 1997

Thanks to Interbus, Germany’s Transrapid Has a ‘Cool’ Journey

INTERBUS

By Control Engineering Staff
Other Networks January 1, 1970

Pressure Sensing: It’s Everywhere!

KEY WORDS Process control and instrumentation Process sensing Pressure sensing One of the most-used sensors, pressure instrumentation is found nearly everywhere now. The old process standby is still there—chemical change-of-state monitoring still requires tracking such mundane variables as pressure and temperature—but it now can be found, however tiny, in manufactured goods from au...

By Dick Johnson, CONTROL ENGINEERING
Other Networks January 1, 1970

In Business

The Foxboro Co. (Foxboro, Mass.) announced Feb. 7 an agreement with M3i Systems (Longueuil, Quebec, Canada), a provider of real-time operation management systems (ROMS), to resell, implement, and support all M3i products. Foxboro will include M3i's PragmaLine, PragmaCAD, and Mobile modules as complementary applications for its I/A Series SCADA technology platform.

By Staff
Other Networks January 1, 1970

PVTs use diagnostics, go digital, deliver multiple readings

Trends in Process Variable Transmitters Diagnostic capabilities Digital protocols Faster communication ONLINE See this product focus at www.controleng.com for additional information. Process variable transmitters (PVTs) perform a type of dance that goes on between various processes and the transmitter moving information to the end-user.

By Staff
Other Networks January 1, 1970

PC on a DIN rail

Charlotte, N.C. —DIO PC control PC for networked control systems features either 386/486 or 586 microprocessor with RAM and Flash memory. The solid-state unit contains an integrated L-Bus port for local analog and digital I/O modules. Other features include 24 V dc power input, two com ports, one LPT port, and an Ethernet port.

By Staff
Other Networks January 1, 1970

Terminal Blocks

Trends in Terminal BlocksIncreased use of IDC technologyIncreased functionalityOne-stop shoppingReduced panel spaceTerminal blocks evolved from simple input/output devices to the contemporary products we see today. Used originally in the automotive and telecommunication industries, these wire termination devices have become the building blocks for a wide range of industries.

By Antonia E. McBride, assistant editor