Optimisation

 

The best conditions for correct process control

Optimum control of production to avoid unnecessary costs Raw materials and end products are accepted, processed, stored and delivered in almost all industrial processes. In order to optimally control production while avoiding unnecessary costs and ensuring product quality, the volume

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Don’t get driven to distraction by Nuisance Alarms- Part Two

So, What Can Be Done? First of all, organizations need to have a well-planned alarm philosophy to better address alarm issues such as overload situations. This requires a means to collect and store alarm information, produce reports and analysis to

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The holy grail of well measurement

The initial situation Many oil and gas field operators are concerned about the same situation: Reducing their reservoir factors. However you turn the tide, oil and gas are limited resources. What happens if their reservoir will be used up? Year

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5 Flow meter installation tips to maximize efficiency

When I was developing and the content of the Yokogawa Industrial Flow Measurement Handbook, I was looking at a variety of topics on flow measurement. Based on my experience as a Technical Support Engineer, it came quickly to my mind

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Working with the Agile SCRUM method

Co-innovation with Agile SCRUM Yokogawa lays the foundation for a sustainable future with innovative, Industrial Automation solutions. Inventiveness and creativity are essential in this process. Therefore we started Agile SCRUM Squads with various themes such as Safety solutions and Renewable

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How can I trust my Data?

During my digital transformation journey together with our customers, I receive a lot of questions. Currently, I have encountered a new challenge: “How can I trust my data?” The question from our customers is simple and extremely significant. With the

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Is Data the new Oil?

Traditionally, oil has been considered one of the most valuable physical assets, but is this important commodity being replaced by data? Introduction In the early twentieth century, oil transformed the world, driving cars, powering the whole chemical industry and fuelling

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How Digital Transformation impacts Plant Availability

Digitization, which originally meant the conversion of analog information into digital formats, has now been almost completely implemented. As standard, data and media are available in digital form. More and more companies are paperless, archives are becoming a reminiscence of

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The Significance of Industry 4.0 for the Process Industry- Part Two

In the first part of the series, I explored the meaning and advantages of Industry 4.0. Yokogawa is active in a very special industry, the process industry. The process industries are those industries where the primary production processes are either

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Industry 4.0 for Dummies – Part One

Process industry, automation solutions and Industry 4.0 – absolutely new technical terms for me as an industry newcomer. Having worked for a consumer goods and pharmaceutical manufacturer for years, I am used to physical products. Creams, body lotions, mouthwashes, and

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