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Turbine Flow Meters in Hydrocarbon Applications

Posted in Flow on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019. No comments yet
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Turbine flow meters have historically provided volumetric total flow and with advancements in electronics technology, flow rate measurements. They are commonly used in hydrocarbon liquid measurements where the fluid lubricates the turbine to help the rotor assembly move freely. In a Processing Magazine article, Digital Transformation Strategies for Mechanical Flow Instrumentation, Emerson’s Tom Bass highlights […]

How to Install a Rosemount Non-Contacting Radar Level Transmitter

Posted in Level on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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Here’s a quick one-minute YouTube video, Rosemount 5408 How To – Mechanical Installation showing the mechanical installation of a Rosemount 5408 Non-Contacting Radar level transmitter.

Fundamentals of Temperature and Pressure Management

Posted in Pressure, Temperature on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019. No comments yet
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A great source for fundamentals in process automation is the International Society of Automation (ISA)‘s InTech Focus electronic periodical. This series of electronic magazines: …focuses on the fundamentals of essential automation components, such as instrumentation, final control elements, networks, drives, and more. Readers will learn how to choose them, apply them, calibrate them, and optimize […]

Characterizing and Configuring Micro Motion 4200 Mass Flow and Density Meters

Posted in Flow on Monday, July 22nd, 2019. No comments yet
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How to characterize and configure a Micro Motion Coriolis flow meter using the 4200 2-wire loop transmitter display.

Reducing Level Detector Proof Testing Complexity

Posted in Level, Safety on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Each safety instrumented function (SIF) including its sensor, logic solver and final control element must be periodically tested to make sure it will perform as designed in the event of a safety demand. These “proof tests” help to uncover and failure conditions which may have developed since the last proof test or safety demand. A […]