Production & SCM

Production & SCM 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.

Production & SCM 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
Production & SCM August 2, 2013

Contract awarded for gas-to-liquids automation project

Emerson Process Management has been chosen to automate Sasol's planned integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and ethane cracker complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

By Emerson Process Management
Production & SCM August 2, 2013

Contract awarded for underground gas storage upgrade

Yokogawa United Kingdom has been awarded a contract by SSE Hornsea Ltd to provide an integrated control and safety system for their onshore undeground gas storage facilities in Atwick, East Yorkshire.

By Yokogawa
Production & SCM August 2, 2013

Introduction to multivariate data analysis in chemical engineering

Multivariate data analysis methods are being used more and more beyond chemical engineering and have useful, practical uses for process control, though there are challenges to using multivariate data.

By Nathan Bray, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, CAMO Software
Production & SCM July 25, 2013

Ground fault protector

ABB’s F200 Ground Fault Equipment Protector (GFEP) is designed to protect equipment against damaging line-to-ground currents and can be applied to most electrical networks.

Production & SCM July 25, 2013

Industrial-grade computer for oil and gas industries

Moxa's EXPC-1319 hazardous location panel computer is designed for hazardous conditions in the oil and gas industries and has an anti-glare, anti-scratch LCD panel that is visible in direct sunlight.

Production & SCM 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.

Production & SCM July 8, 2013

No “snapback” yet; automation industry remains stable

Control system integrators continue to wait for a much anticipated reacceleration in the operating environment, according to results of a recent survey of Control System Integrator Association (CSIA) members conducted by J.P. Morgan.

By Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)
Production & SCM 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.