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Standard 698A – Standard for Industrial Control Panels Relating to Hazardous (Classified) Locations These requirements cover industrial control panels intended for general industrial use and installation in unclassified locations with intrinsically safe circuit extensions into the following hazardous (classified) locations in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 70: a) Class I, Division 1; […]
Late in 2015 a paint line production company in Wisconsin came to us with a problem. They had an automated paint line with ineffective paint flow controls. The existing system wore out prematurely and was very expensive to repair. We sat down with the customer and listened to their problem. Together we drew up a solution […]
Rockwell announced the discontinuation of the PLC-5® Control System. We have assisted many of our customers with their upgrade planning and conversions. Our experienced automation team provides a customized migration plan based on your budget and requirements.
Problem: Cheese and dairy products customer was having problems with valves not cleaning properly. Observation: Mixproof valves and drain valves did not seem to be getting cleaned properly and customer did not know what the pulsing sequence needed to be or when they needed to be pulsed. Solution: We coordinated with the chemical supply company to step […]
We have employed a new thermal imaging camera system to assist in troubleshooting power distribution, electrical connections, and process temperatures. This new FLIR camera is capable of capturing thermal images and temperature data live.
Informative page content (should not see this)… P.J. Kortens and Co. is mentioned in the May, 2014 issue of Control Magazine for our work on the Foremost Farms USA Appleton Cheese Plant Expansion. “Foremost Farms doubles production and adds data acquisition and historian functions to its SCADA/HMI system to find exceptions and improve operations.” See Complete […]
Wireless, Batteryless Push Buttons by Schieder Electric We’ve played with these and they work well up to about 100′ line of site. They are easy to set up and have maintained and momentary contacts available. Pretty neat. X B5R