18th Apr. 2018: Release of a new module, “E2 bus interface module” for I/O expansion.
20th Nov. 2017: Press release of a new unit extension module, "E2 bus interface module."
Smart control systems are key components for smart manufacturing plants. By quickly and easily responding to business and production dynamics, they enable users to meet changing market demands. With STARDOM control systems, processes are no longer interrupted thanks to redundant configurations and reliable hardware. And end-to-end digital communication optimizes asset management by transmitting asset information together with more accurate digital process data, both vertically (from field devices to SCADA and MES systems) and horizontally (across utilities and field devices). STARDOM controllers help you maximize operational excellence.
High reliability and high speed are essential for the systems that control your critical processes. The dual redundant model of the field control node (FCN) autonomous controller ensures that these processes continue without interruption even when a module is replaced.
The low power consumption model of the field control node (FCN) autonomous controller meets the demanding requirements at inhospitable remote locations which lack power.
Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) are a solution for customized operator interfaces for control and data acquisition systems.
As the demand for food is increasing worldwide, fertilizers are playing an essential role in improving agricultural productivity. OCI Nitrogen (hereinafter OCI) is a leading producer of mineral fertilizers and the world's largest producer of melamine, which is used to make adhesives and resins for a wide range of applications, such as furniture panels, laminate flooring, coatings, paints, and plastics.
Granite Power is a geothermal company that has developed GRANEX®, a patented direct supercritical fluid heat transfer technology for the efficient, eco- nomic, and zero carbon emission generation of electricity from low grade geothermal sources using the Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC).
The Nanjing Municipal Environment Monitoring Center (NMEMC) was looking for a better system that could be adopted for use in online pollution monitoring. For the following reasons, Yokogawa STARDOM autonomous controllers with embedded Web servers were selected for this air emissions and waste water surveillance data collection and transmission system:
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. was looking for a system that could be easily adopted to its plant architecture. For the following reasons, Yokogawa's STARDOM system with the FCN autonomous controller and the VDS Web-based SCADA software was selected as their control system for a Water-18O plant and other facilities.
The municipal water system of Oviedo, Florida provides high quality water to more than 30,000 area residents from its West Mitchell Hammock and A.M. Jones water treatment facilities. The West Mitchell Hammock facility is designed to provide an average daily flow of 10 million gallons per day (MGD), with an ultimate design flow of 16 MGD.
Many different types of gases are consumed in industries as varied as chemicals, food & beverages, and medical. These gases are normally delivered in liquid form by trucks and dispensed at the customer site. Although the flow volume of cryogenic liquefied gas is used for billing purposes, it is not easy to accurately measure this because the gas is always at saturation temperatures.
STARDOM FCJ/FCN can be used as an electronic flow measurement system described in API MPMS Chapter 21.1. The flow computer calculations are performed in order to provide a high performance flow metering for Natural Gas. FCJ/FCN can perform both normal control and flow computer function at the same time. Utilizing STARDOM and Yokogawa Multivariable Transmitter EJX (HART or Foundation Fieldbus field transmitter), the advanced flow measurement can be realized.
STARDOM field control node (FCN) autonomous controllers allow both Modbus master and slave functions to run simultaneously.
To make the most of the advantages of GPRS, Yokogawa's STARDOM FCN/FCJ intelligent RTUs and FAST/TOOLS SCADA package have several functions that reduce the number of packets that must be sent. This dramatically lowers communication fees.
Gas flow data calculated by an RTU can be sent back to a transmitter using the two-way communications capability of FOUNDATION fieldbus.
The discharge of improperly treated industrial chemicals and fuel gas can have a major impact on the environment, posing a serious threat to public health. Concurrent with the global growth of manufacturing operations to keep pace with market trends, many countries are taking measures to deal with environmental problems.
Recently, several ARC Advisory Group analysts and management team members had a chance to sit down with the new Yokogawa President and COO, Mr. Takashi Nishijima, and several other top Yokogawa executives to discuss the company's burgeoning presence in the worldwide upstream and midstream oil & gas industry.
For the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, which has witnessed healthy growth and large project investments over the last few years, Asia is right at the center of the action. Whenever any sector booms in the economy, as is the case with the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production-transport-gasification distribution network the world over, there is a concomitant growth in the demand for automation solutions.
Thanks to a two year upgrade project, Foster's Yatala brewery is now one of the country's most efficient integrated brewing and packaging operations. More than 1,100 measurement and control devices from instrument manufacturer Yokogawa Australia will help keep it that way.
Recently, there is an increasing demand for operation and monitoring of all the various controllers distributed in the field on the same screens to improve plant operation efficiency. The purpose of the Unified Gateway Station (UGS) is to connect external controllers, such as the STARDOM's FCN/FCJ autonomous controllers and other vendors' controllers, to the CENTUM VP integrated production control system and to operate and monitor those external controllers on the Human Interface Station (HIS) screens, the operation and monitoring screens for the CENTUM VP.
Due to the rising energy demand in emerging countries in recent years, the amount of oil and gas production has been increasing, thus investment in the development of new oil and gas fields and replacement of old facilities has been booming.
Laser interferometers and linear scales are used for measurement of the moved distance or positioning on the stage of precision machining equipment such as manufacturing equipment for semiconductors. The laser interferometer, in particular, features high accuracy, non-contact measurement and easy installation.
On April 18th 2018, YOKOGAWA has released the new unit extension module: “E2 bus interface module” for the STARDOM autonomous controller “FCN-500”. Excellent Scalability and Excellent Reliability, FCN-500 has evolved with “Excellence × 2”.
Providing an introduction to the features of STARDOM autonomous controller ‘FCN’. “Faster, Stronger, Smarter”, the FCN-500 STARDOM controller strengthens your core competencies with field proven reliability.
Yokogawa presents a demonstration of how the combination of Stardom FCN-RTU and FAST/TOOLS SCADA can be combined to provide a powerful control and data collection system where in the event of a network disconnection or computer outage - Stardom internally buffers data that would otherwise be lost and on reconnection or restoration of the SCADA Server FAST/TOOLS is able to back-fill missing data in its trend.
New CPU module for the STARDOM autonomous controller 'FCN' is unveiled. “Faster, Stronger, Smarter” controller will strengthen your competencies.
Yokogawa's network control system, the STARDOM series, is designed to fulfill the industry requirements.
Yokogawa is pleased to present a tutorial on configuring the network IP address in a Stardom Hybrid RTU/PLC/PAC controller. The video walks the user through preparing the Stardom unit for initial network usage as it arrives from the factory or in the event that the IP address is unknown and needs to be rediscovered or altered.
Yokogawa is pleased to present a quick tutorial on the Control Program Editor - Logic Designer for Stardom RTU/PLC/PAC Controller. This video covers the basics of the Logic Designer editor interface without getting into detail on controls programming.
Yokogawa is pleased to present a tutorial on downloading control projects from Logic Designer to the Stardom RTU/PLC/PAC controller.
- Targeting the booming upstream oil & gas industries -
- Enhancement of DNP3 SCADA protocol functionality for upstream oil & gas and other applications -
- Accurate measurement and control using field digital communications -
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