Archive for the ‘Flow’ Category

How Coriolis Meter Drive Gain Indication Works

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. No comments yet
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I really like to share questions I receive via email, so that others with similar questions can benefit through an online search. We’ve been encouraging our global subject matter experts to also do this in places such as our Emerson Exchange 365 community and LinkedIn groups and posts. In our era of digital transformation, this […]

Improving Opportunity Crude Blending Operations

Posted in Flow, Refining on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019. No comments yet
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Opportunity crudes provide refiners with lower feedstock costs, but they must be carefully characterized and blended with other crudes to avoid problems during the refining process. These opportunity crudes are typically discounted from typical crudes because of the refining challenges they introduce. In the 4-minute YouTube video, How to Maximize Profit by Characterizing and Blending […]

Automating and Optimizing Copper Heap Leaching Processes

Posted in Flow, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Friday, November 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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Our world is dependent on all the copper wire distributing electricity and communications signals over great distances and throughout our homes and businesses. Mining and refining this copper into the purity required poses safety, efficiency and reliability challenges for global miners. I learned quite a bit about the mining process and its challenges from Emerson’s […]

Better Data, Better Beer

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Monday, October 15th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the recent Emerson Exchange conference in San Antonio, Emerson’s Laura Chemler developed a presentation with a Chief Technology Officer at a brewing company to share how data from flow meters helped produce the highest quality beer. This CTO is obsessed with data—collecting data, observing trends in the data, figuring out what the data can […]

Selecting the Right Flowmeter

Posted in Flow on Thursday, October 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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Selecting the right flowmeter is an expert panel session at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. The panel included Emerson’s Trever Ball, Karl Stappert, Dan Hackett, Jeff Foster, and Steve Ifft. Types of flow measurement devices in the panel discussion include magnetic flowmeters, Coriolis, Ultrasonic, Vortex, Turbine and differential pressure (DP) flow. Trever described how magnetic […]