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  • —Literature Available Bailey Controls Company of Wickliffe, Ohio, has completed the construction of their new process control demonstration facilities. Located at the company's headquarters, the facility offers guests a chance to observe the operation of process plants, power generation facilities, marine vessels, and ocean platforms without ever leaving this administrative and manufacturing center in suburban Cleveland.

    The new demonstration area is three times larger than previous facilities, and was built in response to increasing demand for the Bailey Network 90 Control System now in use at over 3,000 locations around the world. Network 90-equipped installations include power stations, steel mills, pulp and paper mills, refineries, chemical plants and food processing plants.

    Distinctly futuristic in design, the new Bailey demonstration facilities include two control rooms—The Network 90 Presentation Theatre and the Control Room of the Future— plus a well-appointed reception lounge and a spacious exhibit area.

    The Network 90 Presentation Theatre seats twelve guests and displays the Network 90 System for plantwide process control. The room is outfitted with large screen audio-visual equipment to display process application information.

    The Control Room of the Future also accommodates up to twelve guests, and includes a series of operator interface stations which can show simultaneous actual and graphic images of the various processes being controlled. Featured is the Bailey Management Command System, a high-level, CRT-based system which can provide a monitoring and control for up to 30,000 points throughout a manufacturing facility. Building upon this technology, Bailey will use the Control Room of the Future to showcase other emerging technologies in the field of process control.

    "The demonstration facility was designed to provide Bailey guests with an opportunity to examine and experience the many capabilities of Network 90, a process control system which we expect to see well into the 21st Century," explains Bailey vice president of marketing, Larry Enterline.

    Network 90 is based on microprocessor architecture designed to take advantage of what is characterized as the "transparent technology approach," that is, the system's ability to continually incorporate improvements and thereby avoid obsolescence.

    This approach allows Network 90 to benefit from both existing technology as well as the most sophisticated state-of-the-art advancements, maintaining it at the "cutting edge" of process control applications.

    For free literature on Bailey Controls' Network 90, Circle 73 on Reader Service Card

  • Rexnord, a Milwaukee-based industrial manufacturer, announced recently that it is expanding its role in the process controls market with the formation of the Process Controls Division. The new division combines the product lines, markets and control technology capabilities of Rexnord's recent

  • is the actual system concept, i.e., internal data communication between sub-systems; extensive utilization of an advanced, microprocessor-based process control system (Valmet's Damatic); and an advanced administrative computer system with programs for maintenance, spare parts, purchasing, reporting

  • . Color photographs, drawings, and diagrams of system architecture and applications are included. Also discussed and illustrated are Network 90 process control modules, which include the digital slave, loop/bus interface, configuration and tuning, and multi-function controller modules. To ensure rapid

  • approved system, from Valmet Automation a.s. of Spikkestad, Norway, is a further development of the "Damatic" microprocessor-based industrial process control system type offered by the Finnish parent company Valmet Oy. The first deliveries of the industrial system occured in 1979, and more than

  • poppet valve, with an operating ratio of 5:1 (internal line pressure versus minimum pilot pressure) for unequaled performance of industrial and process control of liquids and gases. This poppet-type valve provides high flow, positive shutoff operation. Bubble-tight shutoff is accomplished by

  • energy services company. The company and its subsidiaries manufacture steam-generating equipment, defense products, tubular products, and process control systems. They also provide engineering and construction services for industrial and utility facilities onshore, and to the oil and gas industry

  • into the fitting body. Applications include direct coupling between supply lines and points of use, automated painting systems, hydraulic systems, process control, and instrumentation. For more information and free literature from Swagelok, C i r c l e 4 3 on Reader Service Car

  • services to the offshore oil and gas industry, and manufacture steam generating equipment, tubular products, insulating products, and process control systems for markets in the United States and around the world

  • , the vessel runs at 12,700-hhp at rates of 50 barrels per minute. DeepSTIM can also increase its hhp, with 48 hours notice, to 19,500-hhp. A process controlled, continuous-mix fluid system permits "on-the-fly" mixing of both acid and fracturing fluids utilizing fresh water or seawater, thus significantl

  • supplied by the company — couplings, gears, pulleys, rack and pinions, etc. — that connect the system to virtually any type of machine or process control system and provide accurate indication at input shaft speeds as low as 1/100 rpm or as high as 30,000 rpm, as required. For a copy of the

  • —Literature Available One of the latest enhancements to the NETWORK 90® process control system, the newly developed Multi- Function Controller 03 (MFC03) by Bailey Controls is a sequential and batch process controller designed to handle multiple control loops and support redundancy. The MFC03 can

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