Process Control & Automation

Courtesy of Emerson
Figure 1. The cylindrical devices shown here — Emerson THUM wireless modules — are installed on Coriolis flowmeters.
Process Control & Automation

Real-time control with WirelessHART communication

May 18, 2020
Many manual process automation applications can be converted to real-time wireless control, providing significant savings and other operational improvements.
Courtesy of IPC
Figure 1. Cmap software
Process Control & Automation

Control system optimization for process plants

March 9, 2020
Improvement of a plant’s control systems and compression plant controls can be optimized for financial and environmental impacts.
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Instrumentation & Measurement

IoT and AI in the food and beverage industry

Feb. 27, 2020
New technologies for processing and packaging help lengthen equipment life and improve quality control.
Courtesy of AutomationDirect and Helix Water District
Figure 1. Helix Water District realized benefits by standardizing on AutomationDirect products and best programming practices for this new pump station, and the team applied similar concepts to retrofitted stations.
Process Control & Automation

Case Study: Standardization of automation practices improves operations at water utility

Jan. 29, 2020
A utility standardized and defined best practices for its applications, improving operations while saving time and money.
Figure 1. It can be difficult and expensive to acquire data from remote pumping stations.
Process Control & Automation

How MQTT is advancing automation and control

Jan. 27, 2020
For industrial automation and control projects, engineers can incorporate the MQTT communications protocol to realize IIoT benefits.