Category: Safety

Posted on July 30, 2020 by Levon Khatchadourian

Should I Keep Using a Switch or Upgrade to a Transmitter?

The answer might surprise you! In industrial applications, a “switch” typically means “a snap acting electrical component that is combined with a process sensor to provide electrical switch output and take action to alert or control a process”. While a transmitter is defined as, “an instrument that continuously monitors and provides information about a process …

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Posted on May 4, 2020 by Luke Warren

Selecting the Right Pressure Switch for Your Application

Pressure switches are widely used within many applications in industrial facilities. The basic function of a pressure switch is to detect a pressure change and convert it into an electrical function – typically on/off or off/on. These products have been around for decades but sometimes customers still need help when looking to select a pressure switch to solve a problem or improve the …

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Posted on April 16, 2020 by Levon Khatchadourian

Embracing the New while Remembering the Old!

After working from home for the past few weeks I have a newfound appreciation for wireless technologies. Having to share the home office with my wife and son, both of whom are working from home, wireless connections made all the difference. It would have been logistically impossible to wire all our work devices to the …

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Posted on February 9, 2020 by Julian Yeo

6 Reasons to Deploy WirelessHART Toxic and Combustible Gas Detection 

Using wireless communication for tough industrial applications is not a new concept. In fact, the technology has been around for more than 30 years, with the use of proprietary radios. However, with the modernization of industrial networks and the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things, there has been an increasing demand for secure standardized industrial wireless technologies, or open …

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Posted on January 13, 2020 by Julian Yeo

Aging Plant Infrastructure

What does aging plant infrastructure mean for instrumentation users? In 2013, The Economist published a report about the impact of aging infrastructure in the process manufacturing industry. The study explored how aging infrastructure has affected process manufacturing operations globally and identified broad strategies that corporations are implementing to overcome the problems associated with this inevitable …

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Posted on October 30, 2019 by ueonline

Safety: Wireless has matured, gas detectors have too

 As we get bombarded with daily reminders to wear sunscreen by the pool and posters with cliché sayings, keep in mind the meaning behind them is vitally important. As an active participant on our company’s safety committee, it can be easy to turn a safety project into a long term, high investment project that will be …

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