Attend ISA Technical Training Camp in Philadelphia Area


Master your skills through high-intensity automation and control training

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Attend ISA Technical Training Camp in Philadelphia, PA this November and December

By attending one or more of these intensive, highly practical training courses that comprise ISA Technical Training Camp, you’ll attain the comprehensive, in-depth training you need to master your skills.

Once again, during four consecutive weeks this November and December, ISA’s world-renowned subject- matter experts will assemble in Philadelphia to provide intensive, world-class technician skills, automation engineering, and safety courses with these outstanding benefits:

  • Highly condensed, rigorous instruction that speeds learning and mastery of skills while saving time and expenses
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for each course successfully completed
  • The opportunity to take multiple ISA training courses at one location

Register Today!

To register or learn more about ISA Technical Training Camp visit:
Call: +1 919-549-8411
Reference Promo Code: TTCKP16

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September presentation: background on best practices for pH measurement

Jay Mershon, Analytical Business Manager for Endress+Hauser, provided a well received and informative presentation on pH measurement at the September 21 evening meeting of the Philadelphia ISA section. About 25 attended the meeting, held at Rumsey Electric in Conchohocken.

Mershon began by noting that making this measurement is often troublesome with many factors that can adversely affect accuracy. He said that the frequency of cleaning and calibrating probes (in that order) depends entirely on the specifics of an installation. Additionally the probes may have a lifetime of only six months–even less for high temperature installations. The response time of the measurement can degrade with conditions, making online control of pH difficult. The measurement is temperature dependent; compensation usually takes place in the transmitter. Continue reading

A New Approach to pH Sensor Implementation


September 2016 Section Meeting

Many types of pH sensors are on the market and most are designed and marketed with specific strengths. But to get the most out of any sensor, it must be properly selected, installed and, most importantly, maintained. Inductively coupled, digital sensor technology now makes possible maintenance programs that maximize process pH measurement availability. Continue reading

May 2016 Meeting

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Speaker: Jim Seffrin, Director, Infraspection Institute

R. James Seffrin is a Level III Certified Infrared Thermographer® and Director of Infraspection Institute located in Burlington, NJ. Mr. Seffrin has over 30 years experience in performing infrared inspections for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and residential applications.

He is a co-author of several industry standards and is qualified as an expert witness on the subject of thermography
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March Tour: New Victory Brewery Facility in Parkesburg PA

3/17/16 UPDATE | Reservations CLOSED! | Another Sellout | No Admissions at the door
March 2016 Meeting Notice

For a printable flyer with maps, click here: MeetingNotice..

Brewery Tour on March 30, 2016


Appetizer – Breaded and Fried Wings, Mini Sandwiches (roast beef, turkey, and ham)
Entrée – Chicken Piccata, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Eggplant Parmesan
Sides – Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Herb Roasted Potatoes
Dessert – Assorted Cookies
Note – Cash Bar

“Self tour” from balcony viewing area.
Plenty of time to socialize and view/discuss displays from our sponsors below.

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