Blind spots in any industrial system can cost you money. Here’s where they most commonly occur in temperature sensing systems, and what you can do about it.
Temperature, process and power controllers have become highly sophisticated devices. Essential to thermal system operation and running a seamless process, controllers are communication tools capable of monitoring systems, switching power, logging and recording data and enforcing safety limits. But not all controllers are equal, and not all controllers speak the same language.
Electrical noise occurs when electrical signals produce undesirable effects in the electronic circuits of the control system. This guide discusses how to identify and correct electrical noise issues.
Temperature controllers for industrial systems are sometimes situated in inaccessible locations. Learn how Watlow's mobile app can help reduce downtime through remote controller management.
Connectivity of devices is important in today’s industries. Watlow’s RMA PLUS makes several strides to improve controller connectivity and data logging capabilities. Click the title to read more.
Setting up a control loop in PID controllers is an intricate process that has to be executed with the utmost precision. This article walks through the process.
According to the best available research, improvements in the user interface in a piece of technology can yield improved efficiency of up to 700%, factoring in ease of use, ease of training and reduction in errors committed. Modern controllers such as PM PLUS are designed with this in mind, and can provide a distinct competitive advantage when deployed into both new and existing processes.
Modern process controllers not only help suppliers in the aerospace industry to comply more easily with Nadcap requirements and speed up audits—they also help guarantee quality. A great example of such a controller is Watlow’s F4T, which incorporates batch mode functionality and hassle-free, pre-formatted reports.
Choosing an industrial electric heater is a complex process including everything from how hot it will operate to the safety factors and life cycle of the unit. The replacement costs also need to be taken into consideration. Here we highlight some of the main areas that should affect your heater selection.