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Cyber Security for Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) in Modern Automation Networks

The new open Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) Ethernet technology is well on its way to establish itself as fundamental technology for Industry 4.0 and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) networks

Automation and Communication

TSN is comprised of several standards that are specified in the IEEE 802.1 and 802.3 working groups. Parts were already launched, others are...

On-line Turbidity Analysis: Latest Approaches

Turbidity is an acknowledged criteria for high water quality assessment. With human eye, turbidity in water below than 20 NTU (nephelometric turbidity unit) is just rarely perceptible

Measurement and Instrumentation

In most European countries‘ drinking water directives and regulations, turbidity as indicative parameter is mandatory with a limiting value...

Technology Transfer for New Medicine Accelerated

Emerson’s life science platform facilitates pharmaceutical and biotech operations for a more efficient development activity and accurate technology transfer from laboratory through to production

Automation and Communication

Emerson introduces DeltaV™ Discovery, an automation solution for research and discovery laboratories that accelerates new product introduction...

From Chemical to Medical Effect

HMI, Human-Machine Interfaces, are a relevant part in the manufacturing process of drugs. These systems are used to visualize data throughout the process or to control individual procedural steps manually

Automation and Communication

The history of medicine is as old as humanity itself. A discipline that largely consisted of monastic herbal lore in Europe from the Middle Ages...

The Importance of Pharmacometabonomics for Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Metabolic profiling is known as metabonomics and are measured using high-powered analytical technologies such as mass spectrometry or by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. The use of profiles of metabolites can help understand changes that occ

Metabolic profiling of plant, animal and human tissues and biofluids is an important technology in biology and medicine. The aim of these studies...

Field Device Management to Optimize Productivity and Increase Maintenance Efficiency

French manufacturer SNF reduces maintenance effort and cost by implementing a modern FDT®-based device management tablet solution for plant processes and well injection skids

Automation and Communication

Digital communication standards are playing an increasingly important role in the industrial world. Today’s intelligent field devices utilize...

Getting the Process Industry at its Maximum Efficiency

To keep ahead internationally, manufacturers have to achieve a high efficiency rate. Automation plays an important role here – but standardization can also be fundamental

Automation and Communication

The original founders of NAMUR (now the Automation Systems Interest Group of the Process Industry, previously “standardization association...

True Innovation and Advantages of Experience

“The only source of knowledge is experience”, stated Albert Einstein. Siemens’ experience in radar and ultrasonic technology allowed end user companies to achieve good performance thanks to reliable and precise level measurement

Measurement and Instrumentation

Innovation is a slippery beast. Often disguised in shiny packaging, hidden behind seemingly infinite lists of features, and sold to the public...

To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade?

In response to the rising cost pressure in the pharmaceutical industry, drug producers rather opt for extending the lifespan of trusted machinery and equipment modernization than new machinery purchases. Here are presented some problems that may occur

Equipment and Services

With more than 40 years of experience in farm animal, pet and equine healthcare, family-run Norbrook Laboratories have developed and registered...

Process Safety Management: How to Prevent Catastrophic Risks

Delivering safety and environmental protection, educating the workers involved in plain and simple terms to guarantee the understanding of major hazard risks, it’s fundamental when dealing with process safety management

In catastrophic risk management, the hazardous properties of materials, substances and energy never take any time off to allow us to figure out...

Proof-Testing: An Effective Way to Increase Safety

The proof-testing of safety instrumented systems in liquid level measurement applications has traditionally relied on workers in the field. However, new technology in modern smart devices is enabling this vital task to be performed remotely

Equipment and Services

Regular proof-testing is an essential requirement for safety instrumented systems (SIS) in liquid level measurement applications, as it ensures...

Onshore and Offshore Safe Networking

INPEX's onshore and offshore facilities are the most modern in the world, being connected for almost 900 kilometers to a total of 25,000 safety-related input and output points thanks to HIMA’s safe Ethernet protocol

Automation and Communication

Safety engineering is provided by HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH, headquartered in Bruehl, Germany. The company is supplying 430 control cabinets,...

Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems

A proper maintenance policy is pivotal in order to preserve the equipment and the productive potentiality of an industrial plant, reducing breakdowns and plant shutdown

Regulatory aspects According to the UNI EN 13306:2010 maintenance is the 'combination of all technical, administrative and management activities,...

European Plant with Boosted Process Equipment Manufacturing Capability

SPX Flow has recently expanded production capabilities by opening a new manufacturing campus in Europe, which is able to produce an extensive range of hygienic valves, plate heat exchangers, pumps, homogenizers and process systems

Equipment and Services

The new opened SPX Flow facility was a huge investment made aiming at quality and efficiency. The facility in Central Europe is fitted with advanced...

Tray Sealing Machines Benefit from Remote Connectivity

By installing eWON Flexy VPN routers and using the Talk2M Internet-based remote access system, Packaging Automation Ltd is now able to offer real time visualization, production management and fault diagnosis tools

Processing Machinery

Based in Knutsford, Cheshire, Packaging Automation Ltd (PA) is a leading manufacturer of tray sealing and pot filling machinery, which are used...

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