Posts Tagged ‘connected services’

Helping Hands for Your Valves

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Friday, February 14th, 2020. No comments yet
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Imagine you have been tweaking and tuning one of your control loops and have the perfect PID [proportional-integral-derivative] settings. Everything is working great for several months until it isn’t. Chances are that it’s the part of that loop doing all the manual work to keep the process running smoothly—the control valve. A poorly performing control […]

Adding Experts in Valve Condition Monitoring

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020. No comments yet
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Data available in manufacturing and production facilities is growing faster than people can process. In a Process Industry Informer article, How Valve Condition Monitoring Reduces Plant Downtime, Emerson’s Fabrice Hoenig highlights this challenge: The vast amount of data that is generated about equipment condition and performance offers a great opportunity to engineers, but it can […]

Digital Valve Services for Improved Operational Performance

Posted in OEM / Engineered Solutions Providers, Services, Consulting & Training, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Friday, January 10th, 2020. No comments yet
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For process manufacturers & producers, the performance of final control elements including valves, actuators and regulators has a major impact on their efficiency, reliability and variability. Knowing how these final control elements are performing and when they need attention can improve overall operational performance. This short 3-minute video, Digital Valve Services, highlights a portfolio of […]

Improving Control Valve Reliability through Valve Condition Monitoring

Posted in Digital Transformation, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Monday, November 18th, 2019. No comments yet
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An Asian refiner sought to improve reliable operations around their control valves a decade ago. I caught up with Emerson’s Sumitaka Ichiki who shared the story of their journey to more reliable operations. Using the Fisher FlowScanner valve diagnostic software, they analyzed the dynamic response of many of their critical valves. Based on their findings, […]

Optimizing Well Performance in Unconventional Shale Using Cloud-Enabled Multiphase Flow Meters

Posted in Digital Transformation, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019. No comments yet
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Upstream oil & gas producers face unique challenges in measuring their production compared with other industries. What comes from a well is a changing mix of oil, gas, produced water, and sediment. Traditionally, test separators have been used to periodically check an individual well’s performance. These well tests are performed on a periodic basis. I […]