How to Calibrate Smart Instruments
So called "smart" instruments are ever more popular in the process industry. These smart instruments bring a new array of challenges to the calibration and configuration process. But what is a smart instrument and what are the best procedures to configure and calibrate them?
ABB Germany Receives Independent Testing and Calibration of Gas Analyzers Accreditation
Accreditation was awarded by the German Accreditation Service (DAkkS) in Berlin/Braunschweig.
SITRANS LH100 Submersible Pressure Transmitter from Siemens
The pressure transmitter measures the liquid levels in tanks, containers, channels and dams, mostly used within drinking and waste water applications.
Datapaq Installs Temperature Measuing System Advantage on Wimbledon''s Retractable Roof
Datapaq engineer Kevin Stephens performed a measurement run with three thermocouples mounted above and close to two lights.
Schneider Electric''s Unified Supply Chain Management Software
SimSci Spiral Suite offers new cross-boundary workflows; creates instant collaboration across full hydrocarbon supply chain to unlock profitability
Opto 22''s HART SNAP Analog I/O Modules
Two-channel SNAP I/O analog input and output modules work on a 4-20mA current loop with HART communications.
Siemens Acquires Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion
Dresser-Rand signs agreement to sell to Siemens for approximately $7.6 billion in an all cash transaction
AutomationDirect Wins STEM Education Award
For the past nine years, AutomationDirect has funded local competition robotics teams in Forsyth County and surrounding school systems
Unintentional ICS cyber incidents have had significant impacts on nuclear plants - why aren't they being addressed
The IEC TC45A nuclear plant cyber security draft standard and the US NEI-0809 guidance explicitly exclude non-malicious cyber incidents. However, the Three Mile Island accident was an unintentional control system cyber incident in part caused by erroneous instrumentation information. Moreover, it ma...
Measurement Location TipsStories 1 - 10 of 1040
The question for the day is where to locate measurements. My first choice would be a Caribbean island but if the plant is not there, the sensing or sample lines and the associated transportation delays would be quite long. The additional loop dead time would cause all sorts of performance problems t...