Posts Tagged ‘cooling tower’

Improve It Turnaround Mindset

Posted in Refining, Reliability on Monday, July 25th, 2016. One comment so far
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The mindset in most plant and production facility turnarounds is to get things fixed as fast as possible in order to get the facility back on line. At the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Annual Meeting earlier this year, Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo teamed with a leading Latin American refiner to provide ideas on enhancing […]

Avoiding Cooling Tower Unplanned Downtime

Posted in Asset Optimization on Friday, May 1st, 2015. One comment so far
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Cooling tower technology used in many industrial processes dates its history back to the 19th century: Cooling towers originated out of the development in the 19th century of condensers for use with the steam engine.[2] Condensers use relatively cool water, via various means, to condense the steam coming out of the pistons or turbines. This […]

Reducing Equipment Failure through Asset Monitoring

Posted in Asset Optimization, Reliability on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014. No comments yet
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Equipment failure is the leading cause of unplanned loss of production for most process manufacturers and producers. Critical equipment is typically continuously monitored but often other equipment has been too difficult or cost prohibitive to monitor. Here is short 1:42 video, Emerson Essential Asset Monitoring, Reliability Solutions, which highlights how this second-tier equipment, also known […]

Essential Asset Monitoring Sessions at Emerson Exchange

Posted in Asset Optimization, Plant Equipment, Reliability on Monday, August 19th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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If you’ll be joining us at the September 30-October 4 Emerson Exchange conference in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area, and asset reliability is on your list of things to learn more about, I suggest a few workshops for you. Emerson’s Nikki Bishop, a Senior Application Consultant specializing in essential asset monitoring will be co-presenting in […]

Monitoring Cooling Towers to Avoid Unplanned Downtime

Posted in Asset Optimization, Event, Reliability, Wireless on Thursday, July 11th, 2013. No comments yet
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Update: See a recorded version of the Cooling Tower webinar. Reliability of plant assets and process operations remains near the top of every manufacturer’s list of concerns. According to the ARC Advisory Group: The global process industries lose $20 billion, or 5% annual production, due to unscheduled downtime and poor quality. ARC estimates that almost […]