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Rio´s most modern Usina Canabrava has complete SMAR automation
With strong presence in Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil, SMAR was the responsible for the total automation of the newly inaugurated Usina Canabrava. Located in Campos dos Goytacazes and owned by Ludovico Ginnattásio. [Read more...]
SMAR supplies technology for Usina Santo Antonio
The Usina Santo Antonio, in Sertãozinho-SP, Brazil has acquired an automated graining cooker for this year´s sugar cane crop. The project, which is already in operation, was concluded last April and employs SMAR field devices such as the LD301 pressure and level transmitters and FY301 valve positioners. [Read more...]
Usina São Francisco Boiler is automated by SMAR
SMAR and Usina São Francisco, in Sertãozinho, SP, concluded one more deal. SMAR is supplying the automation for a 67 kgf/cm² boiler, including field instruments, panels, engineering services and also network technologies for automation, as PROFIBUS DP, PROFIBUS PA and ASi. The facility started up last April and the project included SMAR field devices as LD303 pressure and level transmitters and FY303 valve positioners. [Read more...]
Brazilian Navy use SMAR guided wave radars
The Corveta Barroso, incorporated on August 2009 to Brazil´s Navy Arsenal in Rio de Janeiro, uses SMAR RD400 guided wave level transmitters. Ten radars were installed in diesel oil and sewage treatment tanks. [Read more...]
Vale do Verdão Group new sugar and ethanol Plant has SMAR automation
Vale do Verdão Group inaugurated last year the Usina Floresta Sugar and Ethanol, its third producing unit. Located at Santo Antonio da Barra, Goiás state, the plant has the SMAR LC700 Logical Programmable Controller, LD301 transmitters and HART communication and initially will produce only ethanol. [Read more...]
Usina Bonfim acquires SMAR´s newest PROFIBUS products
Usina Bonfim, has acquired the new DF97 SMAR PROFIBUS line controller among other products. This equipment has independent communication channels for DP and PA protocols.  Besides the DF97, were also installed the RD400 guided waves level transmitter, the HMI (Human Machine Interface) for local visualization, and field devices such as LD300 pressure transmitters and TT300 temperature transmitters. [Read more...]
Deten Química S.A and SMAR keep successful partnership in Brazil
Since August last year, the Deten I plant, located in the petrochemical complex of Camaçari, Bahia state, operates with the updated version of the SMAR control system, SYSTEM302-7. [Read more...]
Usina Alto Alegre enhances SMAR differentials
Usina Alta Floresta located in Presidente Prudente, SP state, is 100% automated with the complete line of SMAR. [Read more...]

» OPC UA
OPC UA Compliance Test Tool BETA Released
The OPC Foundation is VERY PROUD to announce the first BETA release of the new and highly anticipated Compliance Test Tool (CTT) for OPC UA. This powerful tool can be used to test OPC UA Servers and OPC UA Clients. [Read more...]

» Training
Automation and instrumentation training courses
Two courses on the SMAR PD-3 Didactic Plant and products were held in the Rio and São Paulo units of SENAI organization, the National Industrial Learning Service, by SMAR Training Center teachers. The trainees were area professionals and SENAI instructors. [Read more...]
FY Training Group offer training to SMAR Valve Positioner Users
A group of 40 SMAR specialists in the development of Smartt valve positioners met in the SMAR Training Center auditorium for a discussion on FY300 valve positioners. The seminar was conducted by engineer Luís Henrique Camargo, SMAR Technical Assistance Manager and covered the procedures recommended for the installation, practical configuration aspects and preventive maintenance of the devices. [Read more...]