Valves used in safety applications tend to stay in opened or closed positions for very long, time intervals. As Emerson’s Joe McHugh explained in a Plant Engineering article, Double up on solenoid safety
Proactive Maintenance and Award-Winning Performance
You may have seen the news of the 2013 HART Plant of the Year noting: HART technology has helped reduce production downtime related to control valve failures… We use the HART signal to monitor real time valve conditions which has helped with identifying problems...
PID Control for Loops with Wireless Measurement and Final Control Elements
The ever-prolific Greg McMillan is at it again with an article, Wireless - Overcoming challenges of PID control & analyzer applications in the July/August edition of Intech. His article concludes: Wireless and composition measurements offer a significant...
Control Valve Impact on Process Variability
The March/April edition of Intech magazine features an article by ModelingAndControl.com's Greg McMillan--Key design components of final control elements. The article is derived from Greg's new book, Essentials of Modern Measurements and Final Elements in the Process...
PID Control of Valve Sticktion and Backlash Deminar
Today is ModelingAndControl.com's Greg McMillan's second "deminar" (demo/seminar) on the topic, PID Control of Valve Sticktion and Backlash. It will be a 1pm U.S. Central Daylight time (UTC-5). If you missed the first one, PID Control of Sampled Measurements, a...
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