Valve Automation with Digital Technology

Valves commonly used in process industry are either pneumatically operated or electrically operated depending on the availability of instrument air/power at that location and its application. The control and monitoring of the valves shall be from the control room. This involves a large amount of cabling from the field/ MCC, junction boxes, IO cards, etc. With the advancement in technology, valve operation on digital communication system has been introduced.

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  • C.Sailaja is Technology Principal at Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd, Chennai. She has 30 years of experience. Her Domain knowledge is in Basic & Detail engineering of Instrumentation & Control systems for Chemical & Petrochemical projects, Industrial & Infrastructure projects and Nuclear power projects.

C Sailaja

C.Sailaja is Technology Principal at Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd, Chennai. She has 30 years of experience. Her Domain knowledge is in Basic & Detail engineering of Instrumentation & Control systems for Chemical & Petrochemical projects, Industrial & Infrastructure projects and Nuclear power projects.

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