Archive for the ‘Foundation Fieldbus’ Category

Considerations for Wired versus Wireless Instrumentation

Posted in Foundation Fieldbus, Wireless on Thursday, March 12th, 2015. One comment so far
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If you have an instrumentation and automation project for a new installation you are faced with many technology selection decisions. For instance, instrumentation based on digital communications technologies, which provide robust diagnostics and predictive capabilities such as Foundation fieldbus, have been with us for nearly two decades. And wireless instrumentation, built on standards such as […]

Time-Synchronized Digital Closed Loop Control

Posted in Asset Optimization, Foundation Fieldbus on Monday, September 22nd, 2014. 2 comments so far
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The October 6-10 Emerson Exchange conference in Orlando, Florida is rapidly approaching. If you have, but are not taking full advantage of some of the digital field devices in your facility and will be joining us at the conference, you may want this session. Emerson’s Jonas Berge posted this thread [hyperlinks added] in the Refining […]

Technology Enhancements Simplify Foundation Fieldbus

Posted in Foundation Fieldbus on Friday, August 8th, 2014. One comment so far
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I want to once again elevate the comments of Emerson’s Jonas Berge around the topic of educational materials for the Foundation fieldbus digital communications technology. In a post, For Foundation Fieldbus Segment Design-Use Typicals Approach, a commenter asked: Fieldbus technologies have always presented an element of fear amongst the “uninitiated” user. Is there a Fieldbus […]

For Foundation Fieldbus Segment Design-Use Typicals Approach

Posted in Foundation Fieldbus on Monday, July 28th, 2014. 7 comments so far
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Last week I highlighted an updated tool for designing Foundation fieldbus segments. Emerson’s Jonas Berge left a great comment with links for additional resources to which I wanted to bring visibility in this post. I’ve also inserted some hyperlinks where you can find additional information. In my personal opinion this software is a great design […]

Foundation Fieldbus Segment Design Tool

Posted in Asset Optimization, Foundation Fieldbus on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014. 2 comments so far
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If you use Foundation fieldbus technology with your smart instrumentation in your plant or perhaps may in the future, I want to share that an updated Segment Design Tool is now available for you to download. This tool is specifically designed to verify physical and electrical parameters of a Foundation™ fieldbus (FF) segment, operating under […]