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SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014

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April 2015: Feature Articles

  • 100 years of omotenashi
  • Uncertainties in shore tank ­measurement
  • Avoiding additional sources of error
  • Protect the fieldbus against voltage spikes
  • Something extra for everyone in Simatic PCS 7
  • Connected Enterprise
  • Finding a better protocol conversion solution between PLCs and devices
  • Multiport flow selector optimises oil and gas production testing

March 2015: Feature Articles

  • Changing the game of automation and industrial IT
  • Scada security – more holes than a leaky bucket?
  • Monitoring emissions from power plants
  • Take the edge off the pressure
  • Mass flow measurement at BYK-Chemie
  • Fast data transmission for architectural light strip application
  • Efficient connection simple operation
  • Three reasons ‘tribal knowledge’ is not effective in decision making
  • Using industrial Ethernet gateways to optimise VFD systems
  • TCP/IP communications over wireless vs. wired links

February 2015: Feature Articles

  • Maximum data transparency in kitchen manufacturing through PC-based control
  • Gemü 3030 mFlow
  • The latest in temperature profiling in automotive paint cure ovens
  • Measurement made easy
  • PVS Chemicals relies on sliding gate valve technology
  • Increased cyber security through distributed firewall strategy
  • Power the people
  • Rugged monitors for harsh ­environments

January 2015: Feature Articles

  • Behind the chameleon
  • Microtechnology and nanotechnology are big
  • Cabling for 10GBase-T
  • PC-based building control for flexible implementation
  • Benefits of an integrated control and safety PAC

December 2014: Feature Articles

  • Celebrating a century of global solutions and services
  • Ceramic flowmeters for the chemical industry
  • Intelligent building ­controls in the Park Hotel
  • Avoiding latency in a substation automation network
  • The emperor is not completely naked
  • Embedded virtualisation in process automation systems
  • Predictive condition monitoring at power plants

November 2014: Feature Articles

  • Reliable industrial networks for a smarter future
  • Trends in asset management and maintenance
  • Aluminium rolling mill relies on sliding gate valves
  • Siemens at WindEnergy 2014
  • Choosing the right pressure gauge for the task
  • Protection for the fieldbus where it is really needed
  • Reducing collisions on manned forklifts
  • Evolution of the MRO industry landscape
  • Valves at high sea
  • Beckhoff’s Scientific Automation for data acquisition
  • Virtualisation in the collaborative process automation system
  • Rajant Corporation’s kinetic mesh networking solution

October 2014: Feature Articles

  • The right pressure transmitter for every industry
  • Protection for the ­environment
  • PlantStruxure PES solution for Tshwane wastewater plant
  • Diaphragm seal systems for vacuum processes
  • PlantStruxure PES shines at Xperience Efficiency
  • Treating security like safety
  • A new era in process visualisation
  • Changes in HMI technology

September 2014: Feature Articles

  • L-Gage LE550 laser measurement sensors
  • Industrie 4.0
  • Koeberg’s plant status system
  • Siemens Sipart PS2 valve positioned as multitasker
  • Beckhoff’s Scientific Automation for energy monitoring

August 2014: Feature Articles

  • Pressure: VEGABAR Series 80 all round pressure instrumentation
  • Automation of the brewing process
  • Reduced set-up times thanks to automated actuators
  • Choosing the correct diaphragm seal for a pressure gauge or ­transmitter
  • Energy management lessons from Europe
  • Schubert & Salzer boost efficiency at BMW
  • Metso keeps the noise down
  • Concurrent dual-radio transmission for zero packet loss
  • Wonderware Winter Breakfast report back
  • Building the future of South Africa one robot at a time

July 2014: Feature Articles

  • Harnessing the power of connection
  • A powerful argument for infrared windows
  • S instead of SOS
  • Industrie 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things
  • The biggest big data

Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014: Feature Articles

  • Wireless closed loop control
  • Expert tips for planning an industrial wireless network
  • Honeywell’s OneWireless network
  • Improve reliability with essential asset monitoring
  • Wireless system for Shell petrochemical plant
  • Valero’s multi-faceted wireless project
  • Wireless monitoring solution at Optimum Coal
  • Kepware technology optimises energy efficiency

June 2014: Feature Articles

  • Maximum drive efficiency, minimum power consumption
  • Ethernet convergence of isolated fieldbus systems
  • The Automation Revolution according to Mike Caliel
  • Reliably determine actual fieldbus availability
  • The re-invented high-bay warehouse
  • ISA100.11a and WirelessHART: Convergence and co-existence
  • Instrumentation for Generation Y

May 2014: Feature Articles

  • Endress+Hauser brings it all together
  • Sartorius’ digital weighbridge load cell
  • WirelessHART – the easiest way to connect to a process control system
  • Building the industrial Internet of Things
  • ABB’s infrared absorption technology
  • Environmentally friendly fire suppression solutions

April 2014: Feature Articles

  • Modicon M580
  • Control system modernisation at Constance Water Works
  • Remote Operations Centres put it all together
  • Providing context for the emerging industrial Internet of Things
  • Enhanced rescue procedures in industrial applications

March 2014: Feature Articles

  • X-Change 2014: Wonderware and Foxboro start the industrial automation revolution.
  • ARP 0108: What you need to do
  • Smart combustion from Emerson
  • Building management solutions that fit
  • How to select a cellular RTU for water and wastewater applications
  • Pyrogen achieves SABS approval
  • Petrocity keeps Kenya moving ­forward
  • Virtual environment adds flexibility at Grootegeluk

February 2014: Feature Articles

  • Industry 4.0: Ingredients from Beckhoff
  • SNMP on network computers
  • Real-time analytics for industrial batch ­processes
  • Revolutionary changes to process information intelligence
  • Timely contextualised plant-level information to the mine
  • ARP 0108: What you need to know
  • Vega breaks new ground with vibrating level switch

January 2014: Feature Articles

  • The future of affordable water
  • Factory Widgets does it for ­productivity at ­ArcelorMittal
  • PlantPAx provides flexibility in mining solution
  • Temperature measurements remain critical for process control
  • Two industrial worlds have merged
  • Achieve next-generation ­connectivity
  • Power saving frequency inverters for pumps and fans

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