Plant Automation - System Integration
There are several key differences between automation solution and enterprise integration projects; the latter have several challenges that can be daunting for companies that aren't aware of the scope and testing required.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 14-20: Ladder logic, Engineers' Choice winners, sensor actuation charts, more
Articles about ladder logic, the 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards winners, sensor actuation charts, heat exchanger control strategies, and ICS threats were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 14-20. Miss...
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...
Phoenix Contact's set-point relay and analog-to-frequency transducer measure are designed for industrial applications and have an operating temperature range of -40 to 70 C and a voltage range of 9.3 to 30 V dc.
More answers about replacing legacy network protocols with Ethernet, the topic of a Mar. 10 Webcast, are provided by a senior electrical engineer. Topics include mobile device security and communicating via Ethernet or cellular.
ABB IEC 60309 plugs and connectors are IP69K rated, making the connectors ideal for applications requiring liquid ingress protection such as wash-down operations in food processing plants, dairy farms, and breweries.