Articles Tagged with ''controls''

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When batching systems no longer keep up

Regulatory requirements demand that batch software provide electronic recordkeeping
Sometimes no amount of patching and custom coding can match the scheduling and recordkeeping capabilities of a new batch system.
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Process control system

The Siemens Industry Automation Simatic PCS 7 V8.0 process control system features a process historian that provides an integrated, scalable, long-term archiving system, consolidating history from multiple continuous and batch projects.
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Rocker switch

Available in single- and double-pole versions, the Phaseda RL3-2 rocker switch has on-off, on-on, on-off-on and momentary functions.
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Equipment controller

Powered by the Niagara Framework, the VYKON JACE JEC- 234 equipment controller controls and monitors a range of building systems including HVAC equipment, air handling units, air washers, boilers, lighting and meters.
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Milk drying optimization pays off

Processor improves operational efficiencies and increases yields by reducing moisture variability on its dryers.
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Miniature, automated chocolate factory assembles bars for guests

Though a guest attraction at HERSHEY’s Chocolate world, this automated line works just like its big brothers in the plant.
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Rollers take the pressure out of conveying

Add PLCs and motion control, and a smart conveying system is ready to interface to smart wrapping and packaging systems.
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Rockwell Automation Fair visits Philly

With Center City hotels, Chinatown, restaurants, historical sights, shopping and easy transportation, what’s not to like about this venue?
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ISA announces operational excellence tracks at its annual conference

Each track demonstrates the effective application of industrial automation and how it drives business value.
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Water/wastewater/controls event in Orlando

Food industry professionals in water and wastewater management may find this event helpful.
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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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FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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