Tag "NAMUR"

How NOA can add value for process analytics

When it comes to NOA, there is much talk about leaving the classic automation pyramid and the resulting consequences, especially with regard to (data) security. There is no question that this must be ensured. Many initiatives are on their way. This blog article aims to show why these efforts are worthwhile. The PAT demonstrator, which was presented at the NAMUR Annual General Meeting in 2018, serves as an example here.

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What’s new with NAMUR MTP?

The NAMUR Journey Standardised data models, Service-based orchestration, new associations and companies on board, pilot projects and lots of new ideas to go further. The NAMUR MTP working groups have been busy the last year and an update is long

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PAT-Demonstrator – NOA is the ideal partner

Where NOA comes into play: If process analysis technology delivers more and more complex data and experience sometimes requires changes, then we need an additional piece of intelligence. This is not properly stored in the analyzer. Because the type of intelligence is also determined by the process. In the control system, the additional data becomes tight; changes are possible there, but not necessarily popular. A separate software, for example in the form of an app, frees us from these restrictions and gives us the necessary flexibility for specific adaptations.

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Plant security – the decisive move

Plant Security is the decisive step to start the transformation process of your company to Industry 4.0. A tailor-made concept that equally includes functional security and IT security is essential.

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SBA – an industry is changing

Whether automotive industry or process industry – the world is changing and new trends, technologies and business models will continue to prevail. Yokogawa’s answer to the (digital) change is Synaptic Business Automation (SBA) with its core element, the Value Creation Cycle.

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“Impressions at ACHEMA 2018” and exciting key figures – a double review of the world’s leading trade fair

The video clip “Impressions at Achema 2018” and various exciting key figures provide a great review of Yokogawa’s appearance at Achema 2018 in two respects.

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HMI 2018 – Yokogawa’s part in Modular Production

To achieve Modular Production the Mechanical Design, Process Design and the Automation Design should be designed with modularity in mind. The design process from the automation perspective, its engineering and design is “Modular Automation” which is the basic principle of Yokogawa’s Automation Design Suite (AD Suite) and Module Based Engineering.

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NAMUR: Process control elements (PCEs) with protective functions

Protective functions can be implemented in different ways depending on the desired quality. They can be hardwired, for instance, or alternatively integrated in a safety controller or – if certain conditions apply – in a basic process control system. These options are nothing new; however the requirements regarding protective functions in the basic process control system are specified in greater detail in current regulations. Learn more.

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