Product Review: Eurotherm 6100A
Product Review: Eurotherm 6100A If you want to monitor a simple process or deploy a small batch application, some recorders on the market can do that more cheaply than a proper control system. I've used plenty of wireless recorders, connecting to the gateway using Modbus for local visualization. ...
#WishIknew What is a temperature measurement system?
When you have a question about process automation that needs a short answer, let us know with #WishIknew and #Visaya! We'll reply with a #WishIknew post. It'll give a quick explanation, then some related articles, videos, and reviews if you want to know more. I wish I knew what is a temperature mea ...
10 automation books you must read before you die!
10 automation books you must read before you die! Digital vs print In the digital age, you can get all kinds of information online. In fact, it's wonderful that we can access knowledge in just a couple of clicks. On the other hand, how much of that information can you trust? The fake-news phenomen ...
Product Review: Badger Meter RCT1000
Product Review: Badger Meter RCT1000 When we talk about flow measurement, you usually think of Coriolis flow meters, right? The Coriolis brings a lot to a process, measuring mass and volume flow, density, concentration, and so on. Furthermore, the installation doesn't require a specific inlet and o ...
Android or iOS? How about both? Field device integration for the win (FDI FTW)!
Android or iOS? How about both? Field device integration for the win (FDI FTW)! Android here to stay or iOS all the way? Each operating system has its own quirks, and you choose your phone based on your needs, your habits, and your desires. Fair enough. But what do phones have to do with field devi ...
IIoT solution: Endress+Hauser, Pepperl+Fuchs, Samson, Hilscher, and SAP
IIoT - Industrial Internet of Things The hottest topics at automation events around the world are the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 concepts. We've gotten fancy speeches and fantastic ideas, but in the world outside the PowerPoint, we have yet to see real solutions on the ma ...
The definitive guide to pressure transmitters
The definitive guide to pressure transmitters Today, you’ll learn all the things about pressure transmitters! We put together some of our best content into a handy guide that either a beginner or an experienced engineer can use. As you know, pressure is a primary variable in instrumentation ...
It’s time to improve your pH measurement!
It's time to improve your pH measurement!- Visaya Weekly Episode 18 I’m late but how is this possible, It seems my watch is not telling the correct time, maybe I forgot to change the battery or I just need to buy a new one. What if you have the same problem in your plant? Let’s take as ...
Common errors with pH sensors
pH Things that go bump in the night Story time! Once upon a time, I had to troubleshoot a pH measurement in effluent water from a wastewater plant. I knew the technicians had properly installed the loop, consisting of pH electrode, cable, and transmitter. A top-down mounted holder fixed the electr ...
Comparison: GE DPI 620 Genii vs AMS Trex Communicator
Comparison: GE DPI 620 Genii vs AMS Trex Communicator Comparison time again! Everybody digs these. I know you end users like to stay updated on cool device features, and you vendors want to check out your competitors. Don't front, I see you out there. ;) We already chatted about the usefulness o ...