Now, with many control systems being 30+ years old, most of these legacy systems have been placed in to end of life or retired lifecycle status. This means no further factory support is available. I caught up with Emerson's Scott Ross about some of the choices that...
Simplifying Pneumatic Valve Manifold Engineering and Installation
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...
Safety Logic Solver Validation on Logic Updates
The global safety standard IEC 61511 Functional safety - Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector describes the validation process. The objective of the requirements of this clause is to validate, through inspection and testing, that the installed...
Estimating Required Automation System Cabinets
I've mentioned in a recent post about the power of on-line communities to connect folks on a peer-to-peer basis to quickly find answers. Here's a recent example from the DeltaV Digital Automation System LinkedIn group. A new thread, Cabinets Number estimation., was...
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