Plant Automation - Standards

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, July 14-20: Arc flash, compressed air, manufacturing safety strategies, more

Articles about reducing arc flash hazards, compressed air, safety concerns in manufacturing,... » more

Top safety concerns in the manufacturing industry

Manufacturing facilities are riddled with risks, both hidden and out in the open. » more

A new era of growth for the fuels and chemicals market

Domestic refiners and petrochemical plants are looking to expand the process of exporting refined... » more

The key to Keystone? Just build it right

Keystone XL is an economic issue, and an environmental issue, and a political issue. Before any of... » more

SPECIAL REPORT: New solutions put us on the way to preventing arc flash incidents

Recent changes to the National Electric Code are getting us closer to the ultimate goal of... » more

How the EPA's clean water regulations will impact manufacturers

For more than 10 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working to update... » more

Simulated processes help auto industry avoid errors

As the customers look for value in their product, there will be more dependency on process... » more

Driving productivity through compliance

New study points to the value of exceeding regulatory guidelines  » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Computer gateways

The PLX30 gateways have 2 separate Ethernet ports that allow protocols to reside on separate subnets. » more

Right-angle servo gear reducers

AutomationDirect's SureGear line of precision servo gearboxes has expanded to include right-angle gear reducers. » more

Vertical storage and retrieval system

The Tower automated vertical storage and retrieval system can help save 75% of floor space with a high-density storage solution. » more

Industrial-strength single-board computer

The iPAC-9X25 industrial strength ARM embedded single-board computer is based on the Atmel AT91SAM9X25 Processor. » more

I/O module

The 750-658 I/O module by Wago links CAN field devices and provides a gateway between a CAN network and other fieldbuses (e.g., Ethernet or Profibus), leveraging the flexibility of the fieldbus. » more

Webcasts

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LaChance on CMMS Blog

Scalability: 4 tips for a successful multi-site...

Maintaining equipment and facilities across multiple sites can be... » more

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Videos

The art of motion control

Everyone talks about motion control as a way to... » more

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