How to Calibrate a Pressure Transmitter

How to Calibrate a Pressure Transmitter

This guest blog post was written by Keith Riley, Ehren Kiker, and Duane Muir, of Endress+Hauser. Pressure transmitters used in the process industries are very durable and reliable instruments. Even so, they still require periodic maintenance and calibration to ensure...
AutoQuiz: Characteristics of a Flowmeter

AutoQuiz: Characteristics of a Flowmeter

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager. This automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
AutoQuiz: How to Measure Fluid Velocity Through a Pipe

AutoQuiz: How to Measure Fluid Velocity Through a Pipe

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA's social media community manager. This automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and...
How Do You Pick a Flowmeter?

How Do You Pick a Flowmeter?

This post was written by Walt Boyes, a principal at Spitzer and Boyes LLC, a technology consulting firm.   Picking a flowmeter takes both knowledge of the types of meters available and the kind of empirically derived knowledge that comes from experience. If you are...
How to Specify a Capillary Seal Assembly

How to Specify a Capillary Seal Assembly

The following tip is from the ISA book by Greg McMillan and Hunter Vegas titled 101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career, inspired by the ISA Mentor Program. This is Tip #14.   To master engineering design, you must master the art of trade-offs. An engineer is...

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