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Courtesy: Circor International, New Products for Engineers Database
Sensors, Actuators July 22, 2021

Intelligent linear actuator

RTK REact EQ-L electric intelligent linear actuator are ideal for processes that depend on 100% running time such as industrial, chemical, and power applications.

By Circor International
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Sensors, Actuators July 20, 2021

How process calibration has evolved with digitalization

Calibration has needed to evolve in line with the digital migration of HART devices, which has benefited both overall.

By Eric van Riet
Courtesy: Moore Industries/Control Engineering Europe
Sensors, Actuators July 19, 2021

Streaming precise positioning data from valve positioners

The ability to use existing industrial Ethernet and wireless networks in process manufacturing plants and automation facilities has made data exchange within a facility and even throughout global corporate networks easier than ever.

By Control Engineering Europe
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Sensors, Actuators June 15, 2021

Four tips for calibrating a HART pressure transmitter

The fundamental purpose of a HART transmitter is to measure the input process signal and convert it into an accurate output signal and calibration is key.

By Heikki Laurila
Sensors, Actuators June 8, 2021

Programmable fiber created to sense, store personal data

MIT researchers have created the first fabric-fiber to have digital capabilities, ready to collect, store and analyze data using a neural network.

By Becky Ham
Courtesy: Fluke Calibration
Sensors, Actuators June 4, 2021

Six things automation and control engineers need to know about calibration

Cover Story: Reasons for calibration include new instruments, repairs or modifications or scheduled care. Learn details about calibration’s impact on preventive maintenance, schedules, documentation and more.

By Jorge Mas Roman
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Sensors, Actuators May 22, 2021

National measurement system benefits for flow measurement

The importance of flow measurement accuracy in the energy sector which makes traceability, supporting documentary standards and regulatory regimes is vital.

By Martin Hanton
Courtesy: Control Engineering Europe/Emerson
Sensors, Actuators May 19, 2021

Tank gauging systems increase safety, optimization

Modern tank gauging systems not only provide accurate and reliable level measurements, but also prevent overfills and predict roll-overs in cryogenic tanks storing LNG.

By Victoria Lund Mattsson
Courtesy: Emerson
Sensors, Actuators May 3, 2021

Safety instrumented systems: Diversity in flow measurement

The designer should consider what problems should be avoided via diversity — use of a different approach or technology.

By Mark Menezes
Courtesy: NXP Semiconductors/SEMI
Sensors, Actuators April 27, 2021

How MEMS sensors are changing for automotive applications

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensor suppliers are responding to new opportunities created by electrified and automated vehicles by developing inertial measurement units (IMUs).

By Marc Osajda