Tinh Phan shares some ways manufacturers and producers can address some of the long lead times that they may be experiencing from their suppliers with regard to instrumentation and automation by incorporating predictive maintenance strategies.
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Vodka Distillery Flow Verification and Calibration
In a ProFood article, Passing the Test, Absolut Vodka shares their story of using diagnostics to assess the health and performance of their flow measurement devices.
Fostering Collaborative Maintenance Practices
Tools that advance collaborative efforts among co-workers, especially for maintenance teams in manufacturing operations, help increase reliable and efficient operations. Here's an under 3-minute YouTube video example, Managing Device Configurations with AMS Trex,...
Designing for High Performance Reliability during Project Phase
Manufacturing capital projects have followed a similar path for many decades. The project team designs, executes and commissions the project, provides training for the operations staff, and hands it over to them to run. What is often lacking in this approach is the...
Simplifying and Improving Accuracy of Smart Instrumentation Data Management
One of the promises in taking a human-centered design (HCD) approach to product development is to simplify the user experience. Better yet, when done well, entire tasks can be eliminated. That translates into greater productivity to get things done more quickly. I...
Simplifying Local Smart Field Device Communications
The Industrial Internet of Things has opened great possibilities for remote experts with advanced analytical tools to diagnose issues before they lead to greater problems. However, there is still nothing like being there locally by the asset with an issue with...
Saving Instrumentation Configuration and Commissioning Time
A human-centered design (HCD) approach means taking a close look at a task or set of tasks and seeing how the design can simplify and streamline it. As this HCD approach continues to unfold through the Emerson Process Management organization, products and technologies...
Time-Synchronized Digital Closed Loop Control
The October 6-10 Emerson Exchange conference in Orlando, Florida is rapidly approaching. If you have, but are not taking full advantage of some of the digital field devices in your facility and will be joining us at the conference, you may want this session. Emerson's...
Proactive Maintenance and Award-Winning Performance
You may have seen the news of the 2013 HART Plant of the Year noting: HART technology has helped reduce production downtime related to control valve failures… We use the HART signal to monitor real time valve conditions which has helped with identifying problems...
Combined Reliability-Centered Course for Instrumentation Professionals
At a meeting last week with our global consultants, I caught up with Emerson's Tinh Phan. He shared with me a new course that has been created using human-centered design (HCD) persona information by the Emerson Educational Services team. It addresses how to manage...
Field Device Local Display in Process Safety Applications
One of the great things about conferences such as last week's Emerson Exchange Americas conference is reconnecting face-to-face with people where some time has passed. I had the chance to connect with Emerson's Riyaz Ali, whose expertise I've highlighted in several...
DeltaV and AMS Device Manager PlantWeb Integration – What you need to know
Emerson's Tinh Phan discussed the integration of control and asset management with DeltaV and AMS Device manager. His abstract:With the continuous changing integration of DeltaV and AMS Device Manager since DeltaV v11, End User are not getting the benefits of Emerson...
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