Articles Tagged with ''controls''

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Temperature/process controller

April 9, 2013

The West Control Solutions CAL9500P programmable controller for temperature and process control applications enables data logging, process data archiving, chart recording, virtual instrument display and on-screen alarms to monitor and control equipment from any computer connected to a process network.


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Monitoring light towers

April 9, 2013

Patlite NHL Series network monitoring light towers notify the administrator of network abnormalities via LED lights, audible alarms and email notifications.


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Tech Update: Wireless Applications

Eliminate wires and legwork with radio communications

Wireless systems help alleviate plant installation obstructions and provide cost efficiencies. With FSMA looming, it’s time to get moving to support electronic recordkeeping with wireless capabilities.
March 6, 2013

Look around you. You probably have operating parameters you’d like to measure and track to satisfy the requirements of regulators, especially with FDA getting serious about implementing parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


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Wireless thermocouple module

March 6, 2013

The Omega OM-WLS-TC 8-channel wireless thermocouple input module supports thermocouple types J, K, T, E, N, R, S and B.


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Improving SCADA and industrial control systems

Everyone agrees security for industrial systems should be easier to deploy and more effective.
February 26, 2013

One improvement would be implementation of better standards for information exchange between security systems.


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TECH FLASH

Selecting the best temperature measurement and control systems for your plant

PID, data acquisition and programmable logic controller systems all have benefits and drawbacks.
February 26, 2013

Depending on an operation’s needs, one or a combination of systems may be best.


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Food safety

Lessons learned from non-food industries

For those who can resist the not-invented-here mentality, pharmaceutical manufacturing is rife with methods and tools that can improve outcomes in food and beverage production.
February 6, 2013

Products like nutritionally enhanced water and probiotic yogurt help obscure the line that divides food and medicine.


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TECH FLASH

Connecting ERP with HACCP, LIMS and PLM systems

For farm-to-fork control of products, build your ERP system on your HACCP plan and connect it with lab and product lifecycle systems.
January 28, 2013
For farm-to-fork control of products, build your ERP system on your HACCP plan and connect it with lab and product lifecycle systems.
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Food industry scores low on cyber-incidents

When a low score is actually good news
January 10, 2013
When a low score is actually good news.
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Scalable solutions

January 9, 2013

Rockwell Automation scalable solutions work within a single, convergence-ready control platform and design environment.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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