Oil and Gas

Submitted on Wed, 07/14/2021
Dust-Resistant Water Leak Sensing Cables from TTK

Don’t let maintenance overwhelm your water leak detection system! Use patented dust-resistant water leak sensing cables from TTK Liquid Leak Detection.

Submitted by Peter Jessee || Valin Corporation
on Wed, 06/16/2021
Specifying Trip Valves is Critical for LNG Service

Appropriately specifying trip valves in the world of natural gas liquification is a critical element. Failing to do so effectively can risk the lives of operators and maintenance personnel working in close proximity to the equipment, and can sometimes cause irreparable damage to expensive turbomachinery.

Submitted on Thu, 06/10/2021
WIKA Introduces Revolutionary Liquid-Filled Gauge with Flexible Window

In WIKA’s new FlexWindow™ liquid-filled gauge, an optically clear liquid silicone rubber (LSR) replaces glass or polycarbonate for greater safety and durability, unimpaired reading, and no need for pressure venting.

Submitted on Fri, 05/28/2021
3 Methods for Sharing Data from an IIoT PLC

Historically, PLCs shared their data using methods such as writing data to memory cards then transferring the files to a network, or data tags were read by an HMI, SCADA, Historian, DCS, or some other higher-level software. Those capabilities still exist.  But now there are other options.

Submitted on Fri, 05/28/2021
IIoT PLCs vs IIoT Gateways

PLCs have been doing a lot of this work for decades.  However, there are some newer functionalities in our PLCs that make this marketing concept easier to implement.  Learn more about “3 Methods for Sharing Data from an IIoT PLC” to understand these functionalities.

Submitted on Fri, 05/21/2021
How To Set Up SQL Function Blocks of Omron NX102-1020 with Microsoft SQL Express 2019

This video will illustrate how to use the function blocks of Machine Automation Controller. NX102-1020 to connect to the Microsoft SQL Express, and create a mapping, and also insert the data from the PLC to the database.

Submitted on Thu, 05/20/2021

This video is going to discuss the use of Omron NX system units which are used when you're using the Omron, NJ or NX PLC's, or Ethercat couplers or Ethernet/IP couplers.

Submitted by Corey Foster and Peter Jessee || Valin Corporation
on Tue, 05/18/2021
Actuator Options for Process Automation

The process industries have control valves with actuators designed to open, close and control them.  Many people prefer pneumatic actuators given their long history, reliability and high performance.

Submitted on Tue, 04/27/2021
Enerdoor Passive Harmonic Filter FINHRM5C

Enerdoor recently released a new Passive Harmonic Filter: the FINHRM5C. This filter is UL approved and is the most advanced and innovative passive harmonic filter available.

Submitted on Wed, 04/14/2021
Parker CPI™ Fittings

Industrial settings with strenuous applications, such as thermal cycling and vibration, are recognized as some of the toughest environments for tube fittings. In all cases, such applications demand highly precise, leak-free technology to ensure protection from vibration and thermal cycling.