Archive for the ‘Technologies’ Category

Digital Transformation in the Chemical Processing Industries

Posted in Chemical, Industrial IOT on Thursday, June 15th, 2017. No comments yet
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How are companies in the chemical processing industries looking at Industrial Internet of Things technologies to improve their operations? This question was the focus of a Chemical Engineering article, The Digital Transformation in the CPI. The article opens describing this digital transformation occurring: More and more, smart sensors and equipment that contain smart diagnostic features […]

Simplifying Pneumatic Valve Manifold Engineering and Installation

Posted in Technologies on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017. No comments yet
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Wikipedia defines a solenoid valve as an: …electromechanically operated valve. The valve is controlled by an electric current through a solenoid: in the case of a two-port valve the flow is switched on or off; in the case of a three-port valve, the outflow is switched between the two outlet ports. Multiple solenoid valves can […]

Generating IIoT Return on Investment

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017. No comments yet
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Justifying instrumentation- and automation-related projects in process manufacturing operations typically involves quantifying expected returns in reliability, efficiency or reductions in risks associated with safety and emissions. As Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies have emerged, the need for project justification remains as strong as ever. In a Smart Machines & Factories article, Securing a return […]

Enabling Connected Services for Proactive Operations

Posted in Industrial IOT, Process Optimization on Monday, May 1st, 2017. One comment so far
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As the Internet of Things and the Industrial Internet of Things technologies continue to advance, opportunities to run plants more safely, reliably and efficiently advance as well. At the Dell EMC World conference next week in Las Vegas, Emerson’s Mike Boudreaux will participate in two panel sessions. The first session on May 9 will be […]

Planning and Justifying the Industrial Internet of Things

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Thursday, March 16th, 2017. One comment so far
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One of the key ways to improve operational performance is to reduce unplanned downtime. An ARC Advisory Group blog post, Technology Trends to Watch for in 2017, noted: One of the biggest end user challenges remains unscheduled downtime. IIoT-enabled solutions, such as remote monitoring and predictive maintenance, can help minimize, if not totally eliminate this, […]