Posts Tagged control
Five Key Features Required for a Perfect Fit Distributed Control System
Posted by danstips in Batch Control, Communications, Control, Honeywell, Process Automation Controllers, Safety Control on October 26, 2015
If you work in the industrial sector, you understand the never-ending push to increase uptime and improve reliability at your plant. Today’s processes require faster and more accurate engineering. Because of this, most companies are looking for ways to boost operational effectiveness and increase maintenance efficiency at their plants.
A distributed control system (DCS) is a control system where control elements are distributed throughout the system, as opposed to using a single controller at a central location. But how do you choose the right DCS? And how do you decide what functions are critical to your process?
Honeywell recently released a white paper that discusses five key features for a perfect fit DCS if you’re thinking about implementing one at your plant.
Two different approaches to industrial networking
Posted by danstips in Communications, Ethernet, Honeywell, ISA 100, Measurement, Pressure Transmitters, Temperature Transmitters, Transmitters, Wireless, Wireless, Wireless Transmitters on March 27, 2012
This morning, I came across two articles I thought were worth sharing. They’re both about industrial networks, but from two entirely different angles.
The first article is written by a network engineer at a manufacturing plant. The gist of it is something we at Lesman talk about often with our customers: Buy what you need. In this case, he’s talking about Ethernet switches for light manufacturing and assembly operations, where a field-hardened industrial ethernet switch may be overkill (and out of your budget).