Archive for the ‘Measurement Instrumentation’ Category

Answers to Coriolis Meter Drive Gain Diagnostic Questions

Posted in Flow, Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, How Coriolis Meter Drive Gain Indication Works, Emerson’s Marc Buttler addressed questions on how the Micro Motion Coriolis meter drive gain diagnostic is calculated. We received two additional questions.

Accurately Measuring Slurry Flow Rates

Posted in Flow, Measurement Instrumentation on Thursday, March 5th, 2020. No comments yet
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In this 3-minute YouTube video, Emerson’s Magnetic Flow Meter for Slurry Applications Provides Improved Signal Quality & Diagnostics, Laura explains how this Rosemount Slurry Magnetic Flow Meter works and why this mag meter is an ideal solution in pulp and paper, mining and oil & gas fracking applications.

Tips for Accurate DP Level Measurements

Posted in Level, Measurement Instrumentation on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020. No comments yet
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Differential pressure (DP) for liquid level measurement works by measuring the hydrostatic head pressure at the bottom of the vessel and the specific gravity of the liquid. The height of the liquid in inches is the pressure of the liquid column in inches of water divided by the specific gravity of the liquid. I share […]

Refinery Flare Regulatory Compliance

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Measurement Instrumentation on Friday, February 21st, 2020. No comments yet
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At the 2020 4C Health, Safety & Environment conference, Emerson’s Jamie Marsden presented, New Refinery Flare Regulations 40 CFR Part 63. The rule, 40 CFR 63 Subparts CC and UUU, affects any refinery with a flare used as a control device for an emission point, and those refineries must have been in compliance by January […]

Environmental Reporting Digital Transformation

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Flow on Friday, February 21st, 2020. No comments yet
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Meha Jha described how environmental reporting is being digitally transformed at the 2020 4C HSE conference. Typical flow measurements for compliance reporting need to be verified every year to every few years based on the local regulations. Traditionally this verification process has required process shutdown and pulling the meter for calibration. Digital methods for verification […]