Engineered Materials

Engineered Materials May 13, 2016

Partial stroke valve testing

Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of traditional partial stroke testing options helps when looking at how new technology enables advancement, explained Richard Harvey, in Control Engineering Europe.

By Richard Harvey
Engineered Materials May 4, 2016

Vertical solid shaft motors for harsh environments

Siemens' HP100 and LP100 Simotics vertical solid shaft (VSS) NEMA premium motors are designed for harsh environments in industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment.

By Siemens
Engineered Materials April 30, 2016

Fluid loss cell for measurement applications

Chandler Engineering's Model 4300 Fluid Loss Cell is designed to measures the fluid loss properties of muds and cement slurries as well as eliminate safety issues that have been associated with traditional fluid loss instrument designs.

By Chandler Engineering
Engineered Materials April 7, 2016

Electric actuators with thermally-bonded powder-coat

The Series 92 electric actuators feature a die-cast aluminum alloy with a thermally-bonded powder-coat.

By Asahi/America, Inc.
Engineered Materials April 2, 2016

Harnessing the power of predictive analytics

The oil and gas industry has plenty of data; now it needs to put it to better use.

By Karen Field
Engineered Materials March 29, 2016

The challenge of maintaining deepwater wells

Technology changes for deepwater wells improve process, but they also add complexity.

By Terry N. Gardner, PhD, EKTInteractive, Inc.
Engineered Materials March 19, 2016

Companies developing multi-vendor prototype that is open and secure

ExxonMobil and Lockheed Martin are working together to build a multi-vendor interoperable prototype that is a standards-based, open, secure, and interoperable architecture, with commercially available software and hardware components.

By Gregory Hale, ISSSource
Engineered Materials October 4, 2015

Explosion-proof cameras for hazardous areas

Axis Communications' XF40-Q1765 Explosion Protected Fixed Network Camera and XP40-Q1765 Explosion Protected PTZ Network Camera feature a 316L stainless steel housing and are designed for hazardous areas.

By Axis Communications
Engineered Materials September 11, 2015

Top 10 Control Engineering articles, August 11 to September 10: Common VFD myths, Industrial control panel standards, future of oil prices, more

Articles about common VFD myths, industrial control panel standards, the future of oil prices, ladder logic, and an IIoT and machine sensor demonstration were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 11 to September 10. Miss something? You can catch up here. Also see what ranked 6-10.

By Chris Vavra
Engineered Materials September 2, 2015

Thermal shutoff for large pneumatic actuators

Assured Automation's FireChek thermal shutoffs have a resettable memory shape alloy are designed to shut down a pneumatic control system when a nearby fire occurs and are designed for batch and continuous process systems.

By Assured Automation