Posts Tagged ‘DeltaV’

Cybersecurity in the DeltaV Distributed Control System

Posted in Cyber-Security on Monday, June 19th, 2017. No comments yet
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Cybersecurity remains high on the list of issues for process manufacturers and producers to grapple with. In this 4:38 video, DeltaV Cybersecurity, Emerson’s Alexandre Peixoto discusses ways that cyber defenses are incorporated into the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS). He opens describing the defense in depth strategies which includes four major focus areas: plant-level security, […]

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 […]

Maintaining Secure and Reliable Control System Performance

Posted in Support Services on Thursday, December 1st, 2016. No comments yet
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Control systems are the heart of manufacturing and production processes. Keeping them operating at peak efficiency while also keeping them secure requires time, energy and focus. Automation suppliers can play a large role in these efforts. News came out today of Guardian Support improvements and simplifications in how DeltaV distributed control system users can better […]

Effective Compressor AntiSurge Control

Posted in Project Services on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. No comments yet
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Centrifugal and axial compressors are at the heart of many production processes. Effective compressor automation and turbomachinery control not only impacts efficiency, but also safety, reliability, production throughput and energy usage. A complete turbomachinery control system consists of measurement devices, high speed controllers, control valves, guide vane drives, turbine governors and more. I spoke with […]

Module-Based Automation in NAMUR NE 148

Posted in Technologies on Friday, November 4th, 2016. No comments yet
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The NAMUR (User Association of Automation Technology in Process Industries) is: …an international association of user companies (established in 1949) and represents their interests concerning automation technology. NAMUR numbers over 140 member companies. NAMUR working groups exchange experiences to develop recommendations. One of the recommendations of the Modular Automation Working Group is NE Recommendation 148 […]