HMIs for hazardous oil and gas conditions
American Industrial Systems' Hazardous Area HMIs and Thin Clients are designed to help oil and gas operators improve plant performance and reliability while maintaining worker safety.
American Industrial Systems' Hazardous Area HMIs and Thin Clients are manufactured for petroleum refineries and industrial plants. As refineries convert crude through distillation and chemical reactions into a variety of valuable fuels and lubricants for downstream applications, they need digital control and monitoring equipment to replace manual operator processes. AIS panel PCs are specifically engineered to help oil and gas operators improve plant performance and reliability, improve operator reliability and safety, reduce operational costs and support compliance to environmental regulations. Approved for Class 1, Div 2 and Zone 2 use, AIS Nonincendive, Non-Sparking, Hermetically-sealed, Remote Touch Screen HMI Panels satisfy electrical safety standards and regulations. Moreover, AIS remote HMIs comply with the ATEX directive and the Zone 2 range and are UL and CSA certified.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey