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Rotating Machinery Protection and API Standard 670

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, August 20th, 2015. 3 comments so far
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For those managing the reliability for large complexes such as refineries and petrochemical plants, protecting the rotating machinery that can number in the hundreds can be a daunting task. Recently a refinery manager asked Emerson’s Gary Hawkins about options for protecting their 400+ rotating machines and the application of the API Standard 670 [$195 USD […]

Continuous Monitoring Recommendations in Pump Seal Global Standard

Posted in Asset Optimization, Level, Reliability on Thursday, June 18th, 2015. One comment so far
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Last year around this time, the fourth edition of API Standard 682 – Pumps—Shaft Sealing Systems for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps was released. This standard: …specifies requirements and gives recommendations for sealing systems for centrifugal and rotary pumps used in the petroleum, natural gas, and chemical industries. This standard has evolved alongside technology advancements since […]

Improving Pump Reliability and Availability

Posted in Asset Optimization, Event, Reliability on Monday, May 11th, 2015. One comment so far
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Centrifugal and rotary pumps are used extensively in applications involving hydrocarbons. The American Petroleum Institute has an API Standard 682: Pumps—Shaft Sealing Systems for Centrifugal and Rotary Pumps. It: …specifies requirements and gives recommendations for sealing systems for centrifugal and rotary pumps used in the petroleum, natural gas, and chemical industries… It is the responsibility […]