Network Integration — Ethernet hardware: The LCP DX is a new refrigerant-based cooling solution ideal for computer rooms or individual enclosures that need cost-effective way to remove heat without the use of water or glycol. This is a Control Engineering 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards Finalist.
System integration and workflow automation can improve a company’s competitiveness and innovation by putting the precise information needed in front of the user.
From minor modifications to major overhauls, an automation system will significantly change during its lifecycle. Good planning, research, and following these guidelines can ensure a successful upgrade.
When a plant owner and an automation system integrator are planning an automation project, both sides have to agree on the direction for the project to ensure success as well as understand and respect each other’s priorities and expectations to develop a fruitful, long-term relationship.
Companies are considering upgrades for primary process control systems, but upgrades for secondary control systems can be just as important and are often easier to implement.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, September 7-13: Common VFD myths, control panel standards, system integration management, more
Articles about common VFD myths, industrial control panel builders changing standards, system integration management tips, ladder logic advice, and emerging IIoT trends were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from September 7-13. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Think again about legalities: Attorneys provide company-saving advice for system integrators, automation firms, and manufacturers at the 2015 Control System Integrator Association (CSIA) Executive Conference.
Harting's Han B IP67 bulkhead mounted housings provide IP66 and IP67 protection and allows for temporary, full immersion in water and is designed for applications in extreme conditions such as wind turbines, construction cranes, railway and marine installations.
The Control System Integrators Association selected Mike Miller from ESCO Automation to be chairman of the board and elected four new directors.
When a manufacturing company or other customer buys sophisticated automation technologies, the success of the implementation and the ultimate value depends on the technical talent and delivery skills of the system integrators who implement the solution. Use the Control Engineering Global System Integrator Database to find the best system integrator for the solution.