Featuring 3-D computer aided design (CAD) output,
live flow evaluation and integrated flow data, the updated Swagelok develops complete process analyzer
and sample-handling systems. The program provides engineers with an interactive
tool to build and assemble ANSI/ISA 76.00.02-compliant miniature modular designs
prior to the purchase process.
features integrated flow data such as flow coefficient (Cv), volumetric flow rate and volume for a wide variety
of fluids. Then, users can simulate valve actuation to see how the flow reacts.
Flow streams are color-coded for easy evaluation. Component selection features Swagelok MPC components and
the ability to use custom components when creating a system.
From the configurator,
engineers can create several types of reports to support their design. The
software generates 2-D design schematics (P&ID view exportable through
AutoCADÂ® 2010), a 3-D real view (exportable to SolidWorks), and/or a bill of
materials (BOM) for purchasing. A project report feature also provides a BOM
and assembly diagrams package. All outputs can be saved to the user's local
full MPC Configurator is available to customers in two ways: as an executable
program download or as a CD installation (MS-21-38) through an
authorized sales and service center.
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Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
The Industrial Internet of Things is bringing a previously reluctant process industry into the wireless fold. The ability to connect smart sensors to the Internet has spiked the demand for wireless devices in process manufacturing, according to the new study from ARC Advisory Group.
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Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.