Explore best practices for securing SCADA systems in remote sites. This article addresses threats and corresponding implementation measures with a focus on SCADA RTU installations and the processes they monitor and control.
Back in the old days, level control had little or nothing to do with saving energy. In fact, it was often a necessary evil. Today, that is no longer true - the VFD offers the potential for power savings in lift station applications that range from a few hundred gallons per minute to those that have to move thousands of gallons each minute.
The next generation solution for variable speed pumping applications are variable frequency drives (VFDs) with integrated advanced pumping software that solves various control applications without the need for a PLC or separate controller.
Although it is a process that is prone to problems, the need to pump malt is central to the brewing industry. However, a project in Denmark has shown that many of the traditional difficulties can be avoided by choosing the correct type of pump for the application.