Machine > Control systems

Safe radios for fuel industry workers

22 January, 2015

New Zealand Oil Services Ltd (NZOSL) has upgraded to Motorola MOTOTRBO digital radios to improve the safety and productivity for the business.

Samos Pro Compact safety controller

17 December, 2014

With a width of only 45 mm, the Samos Pro Compact safety controller is suitable for machine and industrial applications.

Functional safety program for Australian industry

15 December, 2014

IICA has developed a Functional Safety Engineer training course for Safety Instrumented Systems.

Emerson Smart Wireless Gateway 1410D

09 December, 2014

The Smart Wireless Gateway 1410D allows flexible antenna installation and users with limited safe locations to quickly and easily add to and strengthen their wireless network, increasing process insight.

Emerson Bettis EHO electro-hydraulic operator

09 December, 2014

Emerson has introduced a Bettis EHO electro-hydraulic operator for remote valve emergency shutdown applications.

Treotham Automation SNH emergency stop buttons

09 December, 2014

The SNH emergency stop buttons communicate with the safety switching devices of Series 4000 and the safety controls Samos and Samos PRO from Wieland Electric.

Wearable computing with safety benefits

02 December, 2014 by Markus Aleksy, Elina Vartiainen, Martin Naedele*

Industrial environments are benefiting from wearable computing and augmented reality solutions to improve plant maintenance and ensure personnel safety.

Aaeon AEC-VS01 Box PC

24 November, 2014

The Aaeon entry-level AEC-VS01 Box PC is designed for IP camera interfacing and control applications for in-vehicle video surveillance.

Telemecanique Preventa XUSL safety light curtains

19 November, 2014

The Telemecanique Preventa XUSL range of safety light curtains is designed to provide protection for workers in and around machine hazards.

Emerson EIM Model 500 electric valve actuator

11 November, 2014

The EIM Model 500 electric valve actuator is designed for use in rotary and linear valve applications. The TEC2 electronics are designed to provide the visibility, insight and control needed for effective plant operations, with ready information on actuator status and diagnostics that help operations avoid unscheduled maintenance.

Emerson DeltaV v13 distributed control system

11 November, 2014

Emerson Process Management has released version 13 (v13) of the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) to deliver greater efficiency and performance for process control applications. Features focus on integration, advanced alarm management and security with an overarching design that improves ease of use and minimises the need for specialised expertise.

Banner XS26-2 series of safety controllers

05 November, 2014

The Banner XS26-2 series of safety controllers has expandable I/O for flexibility and integrated LCD for easy troubleshooting.

Emerson Process Management Bettis EHO actuator

31 October, 2014

Emerson Process Management has expanded its process valve automation range with the release of the Bettis EHO actuator. The EHO is a robust electrohydraulic actuator that couples proven technologies from the company's valve actuation range to handle critical shutdown situations where dependability is a must.

Emerson DeltaV Virtual Studio v2.3 integrated application

23 October, 2014

The Emerson DeltaV Virtual Studio v2.3 integrated application provides an easy-to-use solution for virtualised control systems; increased options for system availability and disaster recovery.

Emerson provides free licences to enhance real-time control using WirelessHART

23 October, 2014

Emerson Process Management has licensed royalty-free patent rights for its PIDPlus wireless PID controller technology to improve real-time control performance, simplify tuning and inherently protect against system failures across all control systems.

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