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Optimizing Hydrocyclone Separation Processes

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, April 29th, 2019. No comments yet
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In the mining industry, hydrocyclones are mineral processing equipment used in slurry pulps to separate coarse and fine particles according to their size and density. From Wikipedia: The mixture [slurry pulp] is injected into the hydrocyclone in such a way as to create the vortex and, depending upon the relative densities of the two phases, […]

Multi-parameter Condition Monitoring for Plant Asset Reliability

Posted in Asset Optimization, Industrial IOT, Reliability on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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Across many process manufacturing and producing industries, falling prices are driving the need for increased efficiency and reliability, as well as reduced costs. While optimizing process control can yield gains, so can applying technology to the condition of the equipment involved in process operations. In a Control Engineering Asia article, Multi-parameter Condition Monitoring, Emerson’s Jonas […]

Listening In For Machinery Equipment Issues

Posted in Asset Optimization, Plant Equipment on Thursday, October 31st, 2013. No comments yet
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In the same way an experienced mechanic can identify car troubles by listening to it when it’s running, a plant maintenance professional often listens to rotating equipment to identify problems. I caught up with Emerson’s Drew Mackley, a member of the Machinery Health Management team, about using wireless headphones to listen to rotating machinery outfitted […]