Guide

Process control systems for energy efficiency

Introduction

Process control technology manages industrial processes and makes sure any variations in production are kept within set limits.

Improving your process control can:

  • increase your throughput by up to 5 per cent
  • reduce the number of product quality problems you have by as much as 50 per cent
  • reduce energy consumption by up to 15 per cent

Process control systems technology has advanced quickly and a number of systems are currently being used within industry. These range from traditional pneumatic control systems to modern distributed, microprocessor-based systems.

This guide explains the different systems available to you and how they work. It highlights the benefits of installing them and keeping them well maintained. The guide also provides practical help with where you can save energy costs in your business and what you'll need to do.