Machinery & Equip

Machinery and Equipment October 3, 2013

Evolving RTU capabilities facilitate expanding oil and gas production

With the growth of unconventional sources, more production assets are being created and put into production. Monitoring and integrating thousands of sites requires a high level of sophistication.

By Senthil Balasundaram
Machinery and Equipment September 10, 2013

Surveillance camera receives certification for hazardous conditions

The VPort 36-1MP-IVA-T by Moxa received UL certification for deployment in hazardous locations in the oil and gas industry where flammable gases or vapors may be present.

Machinery and Equipment September 10, 2013

Pressure gage for panel builders

The Ashcroft Type 2008S panel builder's gage is designed to monitor pressure in a variety of industries where precision and accuracy are demanded.

Machinery and Equipment August 9, 2013

Which kind of temperature sensor is the most accurate?

Readers are often passionate about temperature sensors. Here’s one discussion based on experiences going back more than 40 years with more current responses.

By Control Engineering
Machinery and Equipment August 6, 2013

High-end compact controller is 4x faster, gets an open Linux-based design

National Instruments redesigns NI CompactRIO from the inside out. The new NI cRIO-9068 software-designed controller is part of the most advanced and open system design platform for embedded control and monitoring systems, the company said. NI introduces the controller during the first keynote session of its NIWeek conference and show on Aug. 6.

Machinery and Equipment August 2, 2013

Company selected to provide control valves for offshore oil platform

GE Oil & Gas will supply control valves for an offshore production platform in the Hejre oil and gas field in the Danish sector of the North Sea.

By General Electric
Machinery and Equipment July 10, 2013

Pressure sensors for oil and gas industry

Honeywell added two models to their Wing Union/Hammer Union pressure sensor portfolio, which are designed for precision accuracy during drilling operations.

Machinery and Equipment July 1, 2013

Thermoelectric cooling units receive NEMA certification

The ThermoTEC Class I, Division 2 Series of thermoelectric air conditioners by EIC Solutions received NEMA 4x certification, allow the air conditioner to be used with enclosures washdown and hazardous locations.