Posts Tagged ‘Craig Abbott’

Monitoring Your Medium Voltage Switchgear

Posted in Industrial IoT, Power Generation on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017. No comments yet
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When I worked in the offshore oil & gas business many years ago, production platforms typically had low-voltage electrical systems running motors no larger than 480VAC. Over the years as the process sophistication grew and motors with variable speed drives replaced engine-driven compressors and other assets, the need for medium voltage systems (between 1KV and […]

Wireless and Continuous Corrosion Monitoring

Posted in Event, Industrial IoT on Thursday, July 6th, 2017. One comment so far
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Piping and vessel corrosion and erosion typically occur from the inside out, making it difficult to spot problems without some type of ongoing material thickness measurement program. A piping or vessel breach can lead to disastrous consequences, especially in processes with toxic or flammable materials. Traditionally, the maintenance staff has performed periodic manual measurements with […]

Understanding Servers, Converters and Gateways

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Industrial IoT, Remote Automation on Thursday, May 25th, 2017. No comments yet
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As instrumentation and control system, also known as Operational Technology (OT) incorporate wireless and other classic Informational Technology (IT) components, the worlds of OT and IT continue to merge. For control and automation specialists, it means things like servers, converters and gateways become part of the learning path. Emerson’s Craig Abbott had a great LinkedIn […]

WirelessHART Join Key Interoperability and Problem Solving

Posted in Industrial IoT on Thursday, July 10th, 2014. 7 comments so far
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Author: Craig Abbott Recently, a customer using a non-Emerson hand held communicator ran into problems during FAT. None of the devices they had configured would connect to the Rosemount 1420 gateway whilst other devices, configured by our technician using a 475 hand held communicator worked perfectly. WirelessHART, now recognised as the IEC62591 standard, supports interoperability, […]

Video Link Based Customer Support Demonstrated in Melbourne

Posted in Services, Consulting & Training on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014. One comment so far
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Author: Craig Abbott In March, the inaugural demonstration of our new Distributed Experience Hub was given to members of our global management team. This new initiative enables customers to activate a live video feed for real time support from teams across the Asia Pacific region. The Distributed Experience Hub arrives in a small box, a […]