Instrumentation is used to monitor and control process plants via sensor elements, signal transmitters, controllers, indicators and alarms, actuated valves, logic circuits and operator interfaces. Understanding the principles and practices positively impact the bottom line as well as enhance safety practices.


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Three Cheers for 2023 Vaaler Victors

Three Ohio-based companies earned accolades for enhancing safety and efficiency
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Satellites and Robot Dogs Tackle Fugitive Emissions

Technologies aim to improve emissions detection, reduce risks to workers and enhance environmental monitoring in the chemical industry.
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Choose The Best Measurement Option To Optimize Ethylene Production

Laser-based, continuous gas analyzers ensure reliability and accuracy, while gas chromatographs are better suited for hot sections of the process. Understand both to make the ...
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Analyzers: PATs Promise Enhanced Efficiency And Safety

Two process analytical technologies (PATs)—Raman and tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopies—aim to increase operational efficiency and reliability, reduce downtime and ...



“Smart Diaper” Performs Bedside Urine Analysis

May 18, 2022
Researchers have designed a flexible sensor that fits in a diaper, measures multiple components in urine and can share those results over Bluetooth to provide real-time bedside...

Brookhaven Scientist Takes Home DPF Instrumentation Award

May 2, 2022
Award recognizes Yeh's outstanding achievements in developing liquid scintillators for neutrino detectors.

Bedrock Automation Adds Martin To Advisory Board

Feb. 16, 2022
Martin, well-known throughout the industrial automation world for his pioneering applications of control theory to business profitability, will advise Bedrock in its advancement...

New Endress+Hauser Houston Campus Emphasizes Sustainability

Oct. 27, 2021
The new campus is designed with customers in mind and is equipped for training, repair and calibration services.

Infographic -- Proper Grab Sampling Can Make A Big Difference

Sept. 28, 2021
Areas of improvement, challenges and finding true representative samples worry operators.

White Paper: Understanding Industrial Gas Distribution Systems

Sept. 23, 2021
To better frame the challenges commonly associated with dependable gas distribution, this white paper will focus on the concerns of lab, site, and reliability managers responsible...

German Chemists Use Mass Spectrometry To Analyze 467 Beers

Sept. 3, 2021
Team of scientists identifies over 7,700 chemical formulations.

Endress+Hauser Introduces Memosens Sensors For Liquid Analysis

Aug. 10, 2021
With Memosens 2.0, liquid analysis measuring points become completely future-proof and ready for IIoT.