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Sensors, Vision January 5, 2017

10 tips to lower compressed air costs

Keep an ear out for leaks, but look at other factors as well.

By Deepak Vetal, Atlas Copco Compressors
Sensors, Vision January 3, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: December 26-January 1: Control panel questions, Product of the Year Finalists, OSHA fines auto supplier, more

Articles about control panel questions, the 2016 Product of the Year Finalists, OSHA fining an auto supplier, using APC, and the 2016 Top Plant were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 26-January 1. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb
Sensors, Vision December 22, 2016

Petrochemical steam-heated storage tanks

A Houston area petrochemical blending facility was experiencing numerous operational and maintenance issues with their steam-heated oil and lubricant storage tanks.

By Brett Hollier, Oil & Gas and Chemicals, Spirax Sarco
Sensors, Vision December 22, 2016

IBM: Data management is driving the IIoT revolution

Better analysis and more collaboration needed to take full advantage of IIoT’s accelerated use.

By Jiani Zhang, IBM Watson Internet of Things
Sensors, Vision December 19, 2016

The science behind steam-assisted flares

Just as the process piping and controls for a flare need to be properly designed to handle the full range of product flow rates to the flare, the steam supplied to the flare needs equal consideration.

By Mike Mabry, Oil & Gas and Chemical, Spirax Sarco
Sensors, Vision December 16, 2016

The way forward

5 views on what’s next for manufacturing in 2017

By Larry Turner, Dave Reiber, Mark Watson, Lanny Floyd, Shon Isenhour
Sensors, Vision December 7, 2016

Power plant personnel: Best practices

The real dollar value of skilled operators.

By Brian Wodka, PE, CEM, LEED AP RMF, Engineering, Inc.
Sensors, Vision December 5, 2016

Tamper-proof safety transponder

The STR1 transponder safety switch is designed to use non-contact RFID technology to provide highly-reliable and tamper-proof personnel protection.

By SICK
Sensors, Vision December 5, 2016

Digitizers for wideband applications

The M4x.22xx series digitizers are designed for automated testing applications where wideband electronic signals need to be acquired and analyzed.

By Spectrum
Sensors, Vision December 5, 2016

Single-stage flowmeter regulators

The 20 Series Single-Stage Flowmeter Regulators are designed to provide efficient and accurate regulation along with high argon flow capacity.

By Miller