Oil and Gas Automation

Four Keys to Efficient Oil & Gas Automation

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

From sensor to PLC to boardroom, these automation design tips will help upstream producers speed integration and capitalize on the U.S. shale boom. To fully capitalize on the…

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Intelligent Telecom HVAC Control

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

With the inherent flexibility of PLC architecture, it is now possible to implement intelligent HVAC control algorithms as well as provide network connectivity not available with traditional commercial…

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The Benefits of Safety Engineering

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Compliance and ongoing assessments, aided by integrated controls and communication profiles such as PROFIsafe, can enhance workplace safety and productivity. Safety regulations and advancements in machine safety standards have dramatically…

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Boeing Dreamliner Soars with Safety Lifecycle Management

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aerospace automation provider Advanced Integration Technology incorporated SIMATIC Safety PLCs and Profinet communication for more efficient, compliant automation. Integrating control and safety requires a holistic safety mindset built around Safety Lifecycle Management,…

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Safety CPUs 1515F-2 PN and 1517F-3 PN/DP of the SIMATIC S7-1500 Controller Family Now Available

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Siemens Industry has released the the CPU 1515F-2 PN and CPU 1517F-3 PN/DP failsafe controllers, expanding the range of SIMATIC S7-1500 controllers CPU 1515F-2 PN: The failsafe CPU 1515F-2…

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CPU 1515-2 PN and CPU 1518-4 PN/DP of the SIMATIC S7-1500 Controller Family Now Available

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Siemens Automation has released the CPU 1515-2 PN and CPU 1518-4 PN/DP, expanding the range of SIMATIC S7-1500 controllers. CPU 1515-2 PN The CPU 1515-2 PN has a…

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Inside the Controls that Tame Gargantuan Cranes

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

There are no small accidents for bridge cranes as tall as multistory buildings. Siemens integrator Trutega uses Lasers, wireless Ethernet, PLCs and the Nanobox PC to prevent them….

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Nonstop Coffee Pods

Thursday, June 12, 2014

  A new packaging plant for coffee pods fulfills several customer wishes at once: the machine is about 25% more efficient than previous plants, and it does not…

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The Keys to Safer Burner Management Systems

Thursday, May 29, 2014

New standards and advancing technology combine to move systems forward over time. Safety PLCs are enabling significantly better BMS design. Among the most widespread process safety applications in…

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Three Ways to Future-Proof Your Automation System

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Whether replacing your HMI, upgrading with new gear or replacing an entire system, here’s how TIA Portal can keep your plant in state-of-the art shape. Many automation facilities…

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