Process control systems

Condition monitoring using the drive as a sensor

08 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Danfoss (Australia) Pty Ltd

Variable speed drives can be a valuable source of data that can be used for condition monitoring, saving unnecessary expense.

ABB commissions six gearless mill drives in Panama

04 November, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Commercial copper production now underway at large open pit Cobre Panama mine.

Pepperl+Fuchs VisuNet IXD outdoor remote monitor

01 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Whether the application requires a thin client or PC-based HMI, the VisuNet IXD is certified for Zone 1/21 and is optimised for outdoor applications.

Automating water management for fracking

28 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Systems 22 Pty Ltd

Automation reduces costs and improves safety for unconventional natural gas production in the Permian Basin.

EXAIR EFC electronic flow control for compressed air

01 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR's EFC is designed to minimise compressed air use on blowoff, drying, cooling, conveying and static elimination operations.

ISA publishes new guidelines for optimising HMI usability

24 September, 2019

The International Society of Automation (ISA) has published a new technical report addressing issues of HMI usability and performance.

ABB releases new-generation HMI for minerals plants

20 September, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB's latest version of Minerals Process Control Library is claimed to be the first to display process information in its situational context.

Taking the next step in processing optimisation

13 September, 2019 by Taylor McKertich, Endress+Hauser | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

As the world outlook has become increasingly uncertain, many mining operations have implemented continuous improvement projects to maintain profitability levels.

Process technology advances syngas production

21 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Leigh Creek Energy uses the latest process control and automation technology for synthetic natural gas (syngas) production.

How to save costs when selecting process valve solutions

01 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Festo Pty Ltd

By considering a few basic requirements of your application, you can easily find the right valve control solution to meet your process automation needs. Festo has identified that many fluid control valve users are wasting money.

IDEC Corporation HMI touch screen upgrades

29 July, 2019 | Supplied by: IDEC Australia Pty Ltd

IDEC Corporation has released upgraded versions of its HG2G-V5 5.7″, HG3G-V8 8.4″, HG3G-VA 10.4″ and HG4G-VC 12.1″ HMI touch screens.

Solys NURION water filtration system

26 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Veolia Water Technologies

NURION is a skid-mounted, reverse osmosis (RO) system designed to produce high-quality ingredient water.

Smart ultrasonic release of valves

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: TRILITY

TRILITY recently launched SURV, a unique and innovative seized valve technology, in Australia. The service provides ultrasonic seized valve release, valve condition assessment and torque measurement.

Witt Multi-Controller AM3

17 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Niche Gas Products

The Witt Multi-Controller AM3 can be used as a standalone unit with a separate housing, but is also suitable for front-panel mounting due to its small size.

SPX Flow M&J model M-303 slab gate valve

15 July, 2019 | Supplied by: SPX Flow Inc

The M&J model M-303 slab gate valve offers precise fluid control and is manufactured and tested to API-6D.

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