Automation Systems

Emerson's Smart Wireless Transmitters Monitor Storage Tanks at Nynas Refinery in Sweden

Emerson's Smart Wireless Transmitters Monitor Storage Tanks at Nynas Refinery in Sweden

Self-organizing wireless network reduces installation costs and enables online monitoring of vapor pressure and levels in tanks AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 1, 2010) -- Emerson Process Management announces that its Smart Wireless technology has been installed by Nynas AB to upgrade an underground storage tank monitoring system, creating an online integrated solution and reducing installation costs by...

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Emerson's Plantweb® Architecture Provides Flexible Automation Solution for Pilot Ethanol Processing Plant in Sweden

Emerson's Plantweb® Architecture Provides Flexible Automation Solution for Pilot Ethanol Processing Plant in Sweden

PlantWeb® architecture, incorporating WirelessHART®, Wi-Fi(TM) and FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus communications technology, used to automate fully functioning pilot plant AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 27, 2010) -- Emerson Process Management's PlantWeb® digital plant architecture incorporating WirelessHART®, Wi-Fi(TM) and FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus technology is being used to automate a pilot ethanol...

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ABB to Provide Automation Solution Based on System 800xA for New Power Plant in Greece

Energy efficient plant solution to set new standards in performance Zurich, Switzerland, January 25, 2009 -- ABB announced that it recently won an order from turnkey power plant contractor Rodax to design, engineer, supply and commission a complete distributed control system (DCS) solution for a new 427-megawatt, gas-fired thermal power plant. The Aliveri plant is being constructed on the island...

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Photonics Module Align, Assembly & Test Flexible Automation Platform Cuts Time to Market

Photonics Module Align, Assembly & Test Flexible Automation Platform Cuts Time to Market

Ramp-Up Product Development to Volume Production with AEi's Flexible Automation Platform, PMAT(TM) SAN FRANCISCO - Automation Engineering Incorporated (AEi), a global supplier of high precision automation systems, demonstrates how its PMAT(TM) (Photonics Module Align, Assembly, and Test) flexible automation platform speeds time to market for new products at SPIE Photonics West. AEi developed PMAT...

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Lab Liquid Handling Workstation manages up to 96 blood tubes.

Sciclone G3 combines tube-to-plate reformatting technology, non-contact liquid level and clog detection, advanced blood tube management, and flexible software environment. Rack system simplifies decapping and tube loading, and on-deck sensors and integrated bar code reader identify and track samples.

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ABB Wins $17 Million Power Order in Kazakhstan

2010-01-06 - Substation and transformers to ensure efficiency and reliability as part of electrical balance of plant Zurich, Switzerland, Jan 5, 2010 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $17 million for the electrification of a gas-based thermal power plant to be built near the Akshabulak oilfield in southern Kazakhstan.The order was booked in the...

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Automation System Ready to Go - +Approved by TÜV

Automation System Ready to Go - +Approved by TÜV

The new automation system PSS4000 has passed inspection: The system hardware and corresponding software platform PAS4000 have been granted safety approval by TÜV SÜD. This confirms that the safety mechanisms defined in the concept approval are reliable. To achieve this goal, the function and interaction of all system components, from I/O module to programming and configuration software, were...

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Building Management System streamlines information access.

Metasys v5.0 delivers visibility into building operations and energy usage through features such as wireless sensors/controls and web-enabled reports and summaries compatible with iPhone® and iPod Touch® platforms. Providing building management system information needed to manage sustainable and energy-efficient building operation, solution includes spreadsheets with tabular views, energy usage...

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ABB System 800xA for North America's First Commercial Solar Thermal Power Plant

ABB System 800xA for North America's First Commercial Solar Thermal Power Plant

The plant produces 5 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy, provides enough electricity to power 4,000 California households Zurich, Switzerland, January 13, 2010--ABB has developed an automation solution based on System 800xA for eSolar's inaugural 5 MW Sierra SunTower facility in California. Recently featured on the National Geographic Channel as one of the world's most demanding...

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Digital Color Printing System meets needs of production environments.

RICOH® Pro C720/C720s has duty cycle of 320,000 images/month and runs at 72 ppm regardless of paper weight. Offering high-resolution scanning, copying, and automated distribution to multiple destinations (e-mail, URL, and FTP), it also allows storing files on document server for reprinting purposes. Large capacity trays feature air-assist paper feeding for sheets measuring up to 13 x 19.2 in....

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