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How to profit from the Industrial Internet of Things

Supplied by Schneider Electric on 20 January, 2017

Industrial organisations are investing in digital infrastructure with high expectations of payback. Making the right automation choices can help fulfil those expectations — by releasing new sources of value that may be hidden or constrained by inadequately connected assets.

7 key steps for process alarm management

Supplied by Yokogawa Australia Pty Ltd on 26 September, 2016

Alarm systems are an essential aspect of any plant. Managing your system effectively can yield significant operational improvements and optimise plant safety. Alarm management is not just a project with a start and end date; it's a continuous cycle.

New surface sensor technology optimises process measurement

Supplied by Emerson Process Management Aust P/L on 25 August, 2016

Temperature measurement is a critical factor in determining process efficiency and product quality. Traditionally, measuring temperature in these conditions has been fraught with difficulty.

The key to plant automation and ultimate productivity

Supplied by Honeywell Process Solutions on 16 August, 2016

Control system performance can have a huge impact on return investment throughout the life cycle of a plant. A successful modernisation program can help reduce your TCO, increase production rates, manage risks and extend both system life and performance.

Lithium-ion Vs VRLA batteries — what delivers the most value?

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on 05 August, 2016

Lithium-ion battery systems for UPS applications are beginning to offer compelling benefits. While some Li-ion solution prices are too high to justify switching from VRLA, there are some that present a favourable 10-year TCO with payback in less than 4 years.

New pressure gauge innovations for advanced plant operations

Supplied by Emerson Process Management Aust P/L on 19 July, 2016

Pressure gauges provide the visibility into your industrial plant process and equipment to help drive peak performance and ensure safe operations. New technologies are transforming the traditional gauge by including digital electronics, new pressure sensing technology and reduced mechanical components.

10 ways to stay competitive in today’s changing economy

Supplied by Citrix Online on 18 July, 2016

Today’s rapidly changing economy creates both opportunities and risks for almost every business. Your business’ growth potential will largely depend on managing this change effectively.

Automated tank farm monitoring: meeting Australia’s fuel reserve needs — an eBook

Supplied by Westwick-Farrow Media on 16 June, 2016

Australia is the only IEA member among 29 developed countries not meeting their fuel reserve membership obligations (storage reserves must equal at least 90 days’ worth of consumption).

7 types of power problems that eat your profit

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on 02 June, 2016

Power that is free of interruption or disturbance is essential for the modern business. A problematic supply of power is a key cause of equipment failures, downtime and software/data corruption.

Tank blanketing — protect product integrity, promote safety, cut costs

Supplied by Pressure and Safety Systems on 30 May, 2016

Tank blanketing maintains a blanket of gas in the vapour space above the liquid in a closed storage tank. Proven results include improved product quality, better process safety, optimised process efficiency and significant cost savings.

3 ways to overcome pitfalls on your next big project

Supplied by Emerson Process Management Aust P/L on 30 March, 2016

Executing big-dollar projects on budget and on time is becoming increasingly challenging. The consequences of not meeting these challenges has never been greater — costs of overruns and lost revenue can exceed the project cost tenfold.

Boiler trace analysis — the key for cutting production costs

Supplied by AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd on 24 March, 2016

Corroded steam boilers regularly lead to large profit losses in the production process. Inefficient system productivity, unplanned downtime, intensive maintenance and a shorter life cycle all eat away at your potential revenue.

Are you IoT ready? Hit the ground running with Industry 4.0

Supplied by Ifm Efector Pty Ltd on 21 March, 2016

With the manufacturing world on the cusp of Industry 4.0, businesses face being left behind if not fully prepared. Pre-planning strategies now can position you in the fast lane ready to overtake the others who have left it too late.

Surge protection — firmly secure your critical processes

Supplied by Weidmuller Pty Ltd on 08 March, 2016

With critical processes relying on clean and accurate signals, it is crucial to select the most appropriate surge protection device.

Industry 4.0, sensor intelligence and smart factories — an eBook

Supplied by SICK Pty Ltd on 15 February, 2016

Predicting the convergence of industrial systems with the power of advanced computing, analytics, low-cost sensing and new levels of internet connectivity, Industry 4.0 promises to be the next great step in industrial advancement.

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