Articles Tagged with ''controls''

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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Technology Sourcebook

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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Technology Sourcebook

Scalable solutions

January 9, 2013

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


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Technology Sourcebook

Machine-mount I/O

January 9, 2013

Processing 1,000 instructions within 150 microseconds, the WAGO Speedway 767 I/O-system takes controls directly to conveyor lines and machinery.


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Food safety

Safeguard your brand with process control

January 7, 2013

At any level, process control will not only improve food quality, but also enhance food safety.


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

Podcasts

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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Food Engineering Magazine

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2014 April

Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

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