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Accurately Measuring Flow in Slurry Applications

Posted in Flow on Wednesday, January 15th, 2020. No comments yet
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Slurry flows are common in many process industries including metals & mining, pulp & paper, and oil & gas. Wikipedia defines a slurry as: …a mixture of solids denser than water suspended in liquid, usually water. The most common use of slurry is as a means of transporting solids, the liquid being a carrier that […]

Two-Wire Coriolis Flow Meter Transmitter Advancements

Posted in Flow on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019. No comments yet
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Flow measurements are critical in many manufacturing and production processes. One example is in filling processes where accuracy is important for safety, reliability and quality. In an on-demand Chemical Engineering magazine webinar, Advancements in 2-Wire Coriolis Technology, Emerson’s Anthony Gentile joins Chemical Engineering’s Scott Jenkins to discuss how 2-wire Coriolis flow meter improves reliability by […]

Improved Quality with Mass Flow and Density Measurements

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Monday, December 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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For food & beverage producers, managing the quality of each batch can be challenging when there are manual processes involved. For instance, if the raw materials are manually added, variations can cause batches to fall outside of the recipe’s specification. In a Processing magazine article, Monitoring recipe and batch quality in real-time with flowmeters, Emerson’s […]

Accurate and Reliable Orifice Meters

Posted in Flow on Thursday, October 24th, 2019. No comments yet
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A few weeks ago at the Emerson Exchange conference in Nashville, I wrote a real-time blog post on an experts’ session on flow measurement technologies. Since no one flow measurement technology excels for all applications, this session proved to be a lively & humorous one where each of the Emerson experts extolled the virtues of […]

Improving Loss Control through Refinery Mass Balance

Posted in Flow, Refining on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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On behalf of a South American refining professional, Emerson’s Julie Valentine presented a case study, Impact of Refinery Mass Balance and Loss Control on Operational Excellence, at the 2019 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit. Here’s the abstract from this presentation: Improving a refinery’s mass balance and loss control program for accounting, planning and scheduling, […]