A unified approach to advanced control can make utilizing the full power of PID less of an art and more of a documented, fast and straightforward procedure. This column, first in a series of “User Views,” will cover the original development of process control technologies, and the scope of the application opportunities.
The platform is for municipal or industrial plant water/wastewater treatment.
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A re-engineered family of motor control centers (MCCs) are arc-resistance, compliant with ANSI/IEEE C37.20.7 standards and filled with features designed to serve water and wastewater, oil and gas, and general process industries.
The Bluetooth Cordless Ring Scanner (CRS) Series 9 is a hands-free solution equipped with a small bar code scanner designed to sit on the user’s finger, with the battery and transmitter worn on the wrist.
The OM-SQ2010 is a versatile, general purpose data logger with 4
differential or 8 single-ended analog input channels to measure
current, voltage, resistance and temperature, plus 8 digital channels
to automatically trigger or stop logging.
Proliferating use of wireless technologies sets up conflicts between the federal CIP standards and FCC regulations, say the authors of a newly available White Paper. To mitigate wireless cyber security risks, they recommend a defense-in-depth approach.
Device intelligence technologies are being deployed in tandem and may blend one day. EDDL (Electronic Device Description Language) and FDT/DTM (Field Device
Tool/Device Type Manager) are both designed to interpret intelligence
from fieldbus devices.
Bruce Moy, a director and chief engineer at G. James Australia Pty. Ltd, is a big fan of Manufacturing Operations Center (MOC), an enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI) product introduced last October by Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, Calif.