This issue’s feature is WirelessHART-related, and the HART-IP technology story outlines the benefits enabled when used with WirelessHART.
 
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People for Process Automation

EndressHauser_Logo.jpgEndress+Hauser is a leading supplier of industrial measurement and automation equipment. It has a comprehensive FOUNDATION Fieldbus and HART instrument portfolio covering flow, level, pressure, analysis and temperature as well as system components. Endress+Hauser supports FDI, which is expected to become the leading integration technology for process automation in the future. Solutions and field-based services around field network engineering, asset management, calibration and maintenance ensure that your plant is quickly commissioned and operates reliably, safely and cost-effectively. Learn more.

 

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WirelessHART® Continues Explosive Growth 

The process industries have a reputation for slow adoption, but given the volume of content related to WirelessHART in this issue, we question the validity of that claim. Read more.

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Nominees Sought for 2015 Plant of the Year Award

FieldComm Group is actively seeking qualified nominees for the 14th Annual Plant of the Year Award. Learn more.

 

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MOL Refinery Realizes Key Benefits with WirelessHART®

At the MOL Group’s Danube Refinery in Százhalombatta, Hungary, the goal was set to profit with HART technology in 2002, and—only three years later—overhaul maintenance systems with a new, unified AMS strategy. The combination of the two technologies changed the way MOL runs maintenance, and the way they look at diagnostic data. Read more.

 

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HART® at the Speed of Ethernet

The growing importance of predictive maintenance, the increasing possibilities of centralized field device configuration and modern asset management solutions has resulted in increased use of digital communication protocols such as FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus and HART. Read more.

 
The Bullet - Low-Cost Option to Complex Cable Installations
pf_logo_edited-1.pngPepperl+Fuchs’ globally-certified BULLET enables new and existing wired HART field devices to communicate with host applications through WirelessHART technology, and can be inserted anywhere on the 4-20 mA loop. A wired HART field device retrofitted with the Bullet communicates analog process variables over the existing wiring to the existing DCS with no wiring changes. Built for the harsh conditions in process plants, the Bullet is the only WirelessHART adapter with explosion-proof housing. Learn more.
 
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Developer Workshops Planned for 2016

Automation vendors supplying intelligent products, including devices, systems and applications, can realize significant benefits from attending a FieldComm Group Developer Workshop. Read more.

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Moore Industries White Paper: Extracting HART Data from Smart Instruments

The “Extracting HART Data from Smart Instruments” white paper from Moore Industries details how the use of a HART interface module, such as Moore Industries’ HIM, can serve as a simple and cost-effective method for gathering HART information that can be used for monitoring instrument status, diagnostic data, alarms, calibration values and alert messages. Read more.