Automation

 

DTSX1 on the EN54-22 certification finishing line: An interview about Yokogawa’s linear heat detector

Yokogawa’s linear heat detector DTSX1 is on the EN54-22 certification finishing line. Ralf Cymontkowski talked to the experts Cordova Cordova (Prudct Manager DTSX) and Toru Fukuzawa (Head of DTSX Solution Planning Section) about it.

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Yokogawa at SMART Automation – Impressions and Information (2/2)

Yokogawa presents the TDLS8000, DTSX and Rotamass at SMART Automation, the only Austrian trade fair for industrial automation, in the Design Center in Linz. The trade fair is regarded as the industry meeting place for Austrian process automation par excellence. On day two, the Yokogawa team was also able to look forward to its own booth – the voices were heard:

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From contact management to product presentation: Yokogawa at SMART Automation (1/2)

Yokogawa presents the TDLS8000, DTSX and Rotamass at SMART Automation, the only Austrian trade fair for industrial automation, in the Design Center in Linz. The trade fair is regarded as the industry meeting place for Austrian process automation par excellence.

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For the first time as a video: New column by Dr. Andreas Helget is online

Dr.-ing comments on why chemistry still relies largely on crude oil and natural gas today, what alternatives there are and what advantages and disadvantages these have. Andreas Helget, Managing Director of Yokogawa Deutschland GmbH, in the fifth part of his column. 

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TDLS8000: Maintenance-free, SIL2 certified and explosion-proof

In almost every chemical production plant, it is always necessary to store various substances in containers or tank farms. Depending on the chemical substance, this can from time to time result in an explosion hazard. For this reason, elementary protection against a possible explosion must be provided. In the best case scenario, this should be done in such a way that no explosive gas mixture can form in the gas phase of the container. In the age of ever-increasing safety requirements, a current safety assessment may make it necessary to actually record the oxygen content – especially if the device in question has been classified as a SIL (safety integrity level) application.  This is exactly where Yokogawa’s TDLS8000 laser comes into play.

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Digital Transformation: Can there only be one?

Although the digital transformation in the process industry is facing a significant change, there is still the view in some places that the change in technology, processes and business methods can be carried out using tried and tested methods. Some defend the respective historically grown areas and solutions. However, the implementation of digitization projects is a highly interdisciplinary task, and it affects all areas of the company.

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Happy Birthday, IoT: The Internet of Things recently turned 20

Whether E-Health, Smart-Home, Smart-Car, Smart City or Smart Production – all these areas, which have emerged more and more in the recent past, are typical examples of the so-called “Internet of Things” (IoT) or in German: the “Internet of Things”. The British technologist Kevin Ashton is responsible for the fact that this long-established term was able to celebrate recently its 20th birthday, more precisely on 21 February (already). The 50 year old Briton used the abbreviation “IoT” for the first time in 1999.

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Full steam ahead into digitalisation

Full steam ahead into digitalisation: Just as older analogue model steam locomotives – i.e. brownfield models – can be operated digitally with appropriate retrofitting, proven analogue sensors and analysers can also be combined into one system with a data management system, which is used as a gateway, the worlds of analogue and digital systems.

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Process analytical technology is expensive, isn’t it?

What is the value of process analytical technology, i.e. how great is the added value of PAT for the process engineering industry? What contribution does it make? The article answers these questions. Find out more now.

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Free Temperature Manual: download eBook now!

There are numerous applications for industrial temperature measurement, each with its own requirements. Yokogawa offers a wide range of solutions. If you are looking for the right solution for a specific application, you should be familiar with the basics. Therefore, this manual is intended to provide basic knowledge of industrial temperature measurement.

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