In the classic factory of the 1950s, security was simple. Managers strolled from their offices on a floor that towered over plant activity, closely observing whether shift crews below were doing what they were supposed to do.
A barrel hall cooling system designed to efficiently maintain ideal temperatures and raise humidity is robbing the wine gods of the ‘angel’s share’.
Since Dawn of the Dead was first released in 1978, the possibility of a viral outbreak that will turn us all into night crawling, flesh-eating zombies has become a worry for many and a very prolific Hollywood theme.
Ipetroniks has released a new addition to the X series family: the Mx-SENS2 4.
An Australian technology minnow is turning heads here and around the world with one of the first examples of internet of things (IoT) technology that can improve train travel efficiency and safety.
There have been myriad promises made by the major political parties over the years focused on funding programs aimed at increasing the number of women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
HBM Test and Measurement has expanded its range of optical strain transducers, providing more flexibility in strain gauge measurement applications.
This year’s global economic summit in Davos in Switzerland raised awareness of the opportunities of Industry 4.0 for everyone and not just for manufacturers or those with engineering degrees
National Instruments has announced the NI PXIe-4135 source measurement unit (SMU) with a measurement sensitivity of 10fA and voltage output up to 200V.
RS Components has extended the ISO-TECH range of test and measurement equipment with high-tech handheld two-channel Digital Storage Oscilloscopes (DSOs).
Human-machine interface (HMI) technology is becoming increasingly more prevalent; not just in everyday life, but in industry too.
The universal SensoTrans R P 32300 resistance transmitters provide connection possibilities for all standard potentiometers and can be flexibly adapted to the respective measuring task.
The new plumb and play OZ80 Ozone Analyser from Electro-Chemical Devices features a reagent-less design for low operating costs, and offers a choice of three factory calibrated measurement ranges for maximum accuracy.
Every year, poor alarm management results in the loss of billions of dollars due to accidents, equipment damage, unplanned plant or unit outages and costs related to environmental and safety infractions.
Seattle-based Avanade has been partnering with the Williams Martini Racing team since January 2015 in a three-year partnership focused on helping the team transform and perform better by leveraging digital technologies.
Emerson Process Management has introduced Micro Motion Advanced Phase Measurement (APM), a software option available on the Model 5700 Transmitter.
The Thomson Electrak HD actuator, now available from Treotham Automation, is described as the next generation heavy duty linear actuator. Said to provide the best on-board controls currently available in electric linear actuators, eliminating the need for standalone controls, the actuator offers advanced performance and superior environmental protection. The higher power and longer stroke lengths … Continue reading Heavy duty linear actuator
AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has released the ST98 air/gas flow meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) suitable for measuring dirty landfill gases for co-generation electric power or for flare gas system reporting. According to the company, the meter can measure biogases accurately with virtually no maintenance over a long life to provide a lowest lifecycle … Continue reading Biogas flow meter
Rockwell Automation has introduced its new OptiSIS solution, giving industrial operators a pre-engineered safety instrumented system that can help ease deployment and reduce lead times for small and midsized process applications. The OptiSIS solution is ideal for oil and gas, chemical, and petrochemical producers with aging process-safety systems that are either noncompliant or can no … Continue reading Simplifying deployment and lead times for safety instrumented systems
The Global Solutions team from Rockwell Automation applied their engineering capabilities to customise a partial line upgrade that integrates with the existing system to improve tissue production rates. Sustainability is a key component of Australia’s pulp and paper industry. Advances in technology have provided the capability to reduce environmental impact, safety and support the ongoing … Continue reading Tissue manufacturing plant upgrade provides increased productivity