Ian Verhappen Blogs About Control in the Field

Our longtime friend and FOUNDATION fieldbus certified trainer Ian Verhappen recently contributed to the Canadian Automation Manufacturing Blog.  Ian talks about some of the benefits and basics of control in the field — how to implement and why.  Here is a great quote from the blog post.  I think it illustrates very well that the reluctance that people have to implement control in the field is often misplaced:

  • “I have had many people tell me that they will not implement Control in the Field because they wonder how they will be able to control the process should something happen to the control valve. I simply ask them, “If your control valve is not working well enough to control the process, what are you using to control the process?“”

All About Control: Process Control and Control in the Field

About FieldComm Group

The FieldComm Group is a global standards-based organization consisting of leading process end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations that work together to direct the development, incorporation and implementation of new and overlapping technologies and serves as the source for FDI technology. The FieldComm Group’s mission is to develop, manage and promote global standards for integrating digital devices into automation system architectures while protecting process-automation investments in HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus communication technologies. Membership is open to anyone interested in the use of the technologies. For more information, visit their web site at www.fieldcommgroup.org.

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