Applied Automation is the premier title serving manufacturing and utilities. Each issue demonstrates how automation, instrumentation and control techniques are applied to increase capacity, enhance design and production, improve efficiency, increase profitability and meet regulatory requirements.
In this month's issue
- Improving flowmeter calibration
- Selecting flowmeters for natural gas
- Case study: Streamlining assembly systems using PC-based control
- CLPM: Improving process efficiency, throughput
- Benefits of using a process historian
- Choosing the proper valve material
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Beckhoff’s Shane Novacek recently spoke with Adam Moyer, principal controls engineer at Itron, to discuss how the company has used PC- and EtherCAT-based automation technology to improve manufacturing efficiency and save costs at...
Process manufacturers are under constant pressure to improve efficiency and throughput. Fortunately, opportunities to optimize production control are readily available. Advances in control loop performance monitoring (CLPM)...
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