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Digital Valve Services for Improved Operational Performance

Posted in OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers, Services, Consulting & Training, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Friday, January 10th, 2020. No comments yet
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For process manufacturers & producers, the performance of final control elements including valves, actuators and regulators has a major impact on their efficiency, reliability and variability. Knowing how these final control elements are performing and when they need attention can improve overall operational performance. This short 3-minute video, Digital Valve Services, highlights a portfolio of […]

A Strategic Partnership Driving Valve Operational Performance Improvement

Posted in OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers, Services, Consulting & Training, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Friday, December 13th, 2019. No comments yet
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Manufacturer and producer reliability teams focus much of their efforts around the large plant assets including pumps, compressors, and control systems to maintain efficient and reliable operations. Valves, actuators and regulators often don’t get this same attention. Yet, these final control elements can have a major impact on the performance of the process. I caught […]

Sensors for Single-Use Bioreactors

Posted in Life Sciences & Medical, OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019. No comments yet
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For pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers, scaling up production has typically meant large, 5000+ liter stainless steel bioreactors for the process. These require cleaning and sterilization between batches. Market demands are driving the need for more flexibility with smaller batches. Single-use technologies (SUT) are being applied to bioreactors to address these demands and reduce the cost […]

Electrical Generator Excitation Control

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers, Power Generation on Thursday, August 1st, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Matt Musko shared the basics and installation best practices for generator excitation controls at the 2019 Ovation Users’ Group conference. Matt opened describing the fundamentals of generator excitation. Three things are necessary to generate electricity: current carrying conductors in the generator armature windings, a magnetic field created by DC current supplied to the field […]

IIoT and Smart Pneumatics

Posted in Fluid Control & Pneumatics, Industrial IoT, OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers on Monday, June 3rd, 2019. No comments yet
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Many posts here have explored Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies used in process manufacturing to improve safety, reliability, efficiency & emissions, and production. But what about discrete manufacturing applications such as packaging and assembly lines? In a IoT World Today article, Industrial Internet of Things and the Rise of Smart Pneumatics, Emerson’s Mark Densley […]