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Remote Partial Proof Testing Level Sensors

Posted in Level, Safety on Friday, June 30th, 2017. No comments yet
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For safety instrumented functions (SIFs), proof testing is the process of identifying undetected dangerous failures in the sensor, final control element and logic solver which comprise the SIF. Dangerous failures are those that could put the safety instrumented system (SIS) in a hazardous or fail-to-function state. If undetected, in the case of level measurements, this […]

Safeguarding Against Tank Overfills

Posted in Tank Gauging on Monday, January 9th, 2017. No comments yet
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When storage tanks overflow they can create safety hazards, environmental issues, facility damage and reputation loss. It is critical to have an effective overfill prevention strategy. In this quick, 2:34 video, Overfill prevention solutions help safeguard operations, Emerson’s Ulf Johannesson and Christoffer Widahl describe how an effective overfill prevention solution helps process manufacturers and producers […]

Cures for Common Tank Gauging Problems

Posted in Tank Gauging on Friday, November 11th, 2016. No comments yet
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Accurately knowing the level in liquid storage tanks is not only important from a safety standpoint, it’s important to know for accounting, finance, and sales perspective. Accurate and reliable tank gauging systems can improve the performance of the oil & gas, refining, chemical & petrochemical, and other industries that have these storage tanks as part […]

Automation Addresses Opportunity Crudes Refining Challenges

Posted in Refining on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016. One comment so far
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The abundance of discounted crude oil, or opportunity crudes, as they are known in refinery parlance, has shifted refinery operators’ mindsets over the past few years. In a Hydrocarbon Engineering article, Equip for Opportunity Crudes, Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo and Tim Olsen describe ways that technology can help refiners avoid the challenges of processing crude oils […]

Process Automation Nextgen Leaders

Posted in Flow on Friday, December 11th, 2015. No comments yet
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Given the important role that process automation plays in the products that process manufacturers and producers bring to the world, it’s important to have continuity in leadership. Each year, Control Engineering and Plant Engineering magazines recognize Engineering Leaders Under 40 to highlight that this continuity is alive and well. In their 2015 selection of leaders […]