Energy Management - Oil and Gas

Ensuring the reliability of NFPA 11 systems in aircraft hangars

Damage caused from an accidental discharge in one of these occupancies can be costly, easily... » more

DIN-rail power supply series for industrial, hazardous applications

Idec's PS5R-V line of DIN-rail power supplies are designed for use in demanding industrial... » more

Understanding PID control and loop tuning fundamentals

PID loop tuning may not be a hard science, but it’s not magic either. Here are some tuning tips... » more

Flame detectors for harsh environmental conditions

Emerson Rosemount's 975 flame detectors is a complete line of optical flame detectors designed to... » more

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 18-24: Flowmeter calibration, wireless transmitters, skills gap, more

Articles about flowmeter calibration, information from wireless transmitters, the oil and gas... » more

Five developing trends in the robotics industry

The robotics industry is going through major changes as costs are continuing to drop and the... » more

Extended no-stop couplings for joining black iron pipe

Extended no-stop coupling options for the MegaPress and MegaPressG systems use cold press... » more

Signs of a rebound? Job growth may top 100,000

Industry analysts see job growth on the horizon for the oil and gas industry, which has started to... » more

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Arbitrary waveform generators

The arbitrary waveform generators allow easy signal generation in automation and remote applications.  » more

Magnetic proximity sensors

AutomationDirect expands magnetic proximity sensor line. » more

Open and scalable SCADA/HMI platform

The Movicon NExT 3.0 is an open and scalable SCADA/HMI platform that features recipe management enhancement to include remote activation in modern automation software applications. » more

Digital magnification system

CODA, a digital benchtop magnification system, is designed to provide the ultimate in magnification simplicity for production, quality control, and other inspection applications.  » more

ABB simplifies active optoelectronic protective devices

ABB simplifies active optoelectronic protective devices with Orion Safety Light Curtains that saves time and costs.  » more


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Machine-tool industry limiting growth in the motion...

The machine-tool industry continues to be the largest sector for the... » more

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Lubrication strategy and energy management

Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra...

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