Posts tagged as PLC

Protect your assests

 Make sure you understand the do’s and don’ts of process safety, including safety instrumented systems, PLC redundancy, fieldbus technology, field devices, standards and employee skills. Changes in technology have led to a variety of recent developments in process safety, with many suppliers releasing new systems that depart from the past significantly. These do’s and don’ts […]

Maintain peak efficiency throughout your system

Information from Schneider Electric Maintenance and support services from Schneider Electric empower you to maximise system performance at every stage of its life cycle. We help you resolve everyday technical issues and simplify maintenance to deliver more uptime and efficiency for your automation assets including PLCs, drives, HMI, and SCADA.   Because each of our […]

New innovations with SCADA and PLC

by Arthur Bosman, GE Intelligent Platforms Programmable logic controllers(PLCs) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems have been around for nearly 50 years, and they are arguably two of the most widely used products in industrial automation.The functionalities of both PLCs and SCADA have evolved over the years with the changing needs of Industry and […]

New developments with SCADA and PLC

by Arthur Bosman, GE Intelligent Platforms Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems have been around for nearly 50 years, and they are arguably two of the most widely used products in industrial automation. The functionalities of both PLCs and SCADA have evolved over the years with the changing needs […]

Control system FDS workshop

The South African Council for Automatic Control will be presenting a one day interactive workshop on writing control system functional design specifications (FDS) for PLC and SCADA on 23 April, 2012, at the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Auckland Park, Gauteng. The guidelines presented will be generic and will not necessarily align with […]

PLC

Tightening capital budgets and the need to maximise revenue are driving the process industries towards unified controller platforms for automating plant  operations. The  MasterLogic programmable logic controller (PLC) from Honeywell is a unified PLC platform backed by a powerful and versatile CPU with complementary software – the SoftMaster. The PLC is modular and scalable with online maintenance […]