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Square Root Scaling for Differential Pressure (DP)-Flow Meters

Chris Hardy | August 14th, 2017 Instruments should be ranged to measure not only expected values but all values the system can produce. During upsets, actual values often exceed 20mA values for instruments tightly ranged for normal process conditions. For instruments with linear scale and additional capacity, the fix is simple: increase the 20mA scale on

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Adding Value: Control System Programming Best Practices

Robbie Peoples, P.E. | July 26th, 2017 Control system programming is both an art and a science. Utilizing multiple tools, languages, and functions allow engineers to produce a creative solution. However, due to the multiple methods and tools available, the road to success can vary greatly depending path chosen. The purpose of this article is to

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OEM Brewing Systems Shortcomings and Upgrades

John Loose | July 20th, 2017 As the popularity of craft beer continues to grow, so do the options available to brewers for packaged OEM brewing systems. These systems come in a wide variety and are a great way to start off. However, these standard systems sometimes lack key features that can improve the brewing process.

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4 Steps To Secure Your Automation System

Robbie Peoples, P.E. | June 30th, 2017 Due to advancing technologies, automation systems utilize digital network infrastructures and if these systems are not secured properly, they can be very susceptible to hazardous risks. Maintaining a secure automation system can be achieved by using proven steps that consist of industry best practices, which are customized to meet the

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8 Potential Missteps In Control System Automation Projects

Robbie Peoples, P.E. | May 22nd, 2017 Successful control system automation projects all have common attributes that make them successful. Likewise, failed projects also have common missteps that have a significant negative impact. Proper execution of a control system automation project is a process that involves continual monitoring and adjustments by project leaders. This process encompasses

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Maximizing the Lifecycle of Your Control System

David Ward | May 11th, 2017 If your control system is at the end of its lifecycle, but you’re unable to afford the time or expense of an upgrade to the whole system, there are some things you can do in the interim to increase the longevity of your aging system. Whether this is a new installation

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Siemens PCS 7 Tools: Process Object View

Lindsey Clark | May 9th, 2017 When creating or expanding your Siemens PCS 7 project, there are several bulk systems engineering tools available to assist in the process to optimize efficiency, organization, and future flexibility. Tools that will be covered in this blog series include Process Tag Types, Process Object View, and Sequential Function Chart Types (SFC

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Siemens PCS 7 Tools: Sequential Function Chart (SFC) Types

Lindsey Clark | May 9th, 2017 When creating or expanding your Siemens PCS 7 project, there are several bulk systems engineering tools available to assist in the process to optimize efficiency, organization, and future flexibility. Tools that will be covered in this blog series include Process Tag Types, Process Object View, and Sequential Function Chart Types (SFC

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Cross Company ISG Re-certified for Siemens Pharmaceutical

Andrew Abernathy | March 28th, 2017 Cross Company ISG has achieved re-certification of the Siemens Pharmaceutical certification once again. The Siemens Solution Partner Program encompasses an audit and global standardized testing based on current GMP requirements. Cross Company ISG also holds a certification as “Specialist” for Simatic PCS 7 Process Control System. View Certificate

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