Posts Tagged ‘DP level’

DP Measurement Technologies for Challenging Refinery Applications

Posted in Flow, Refining on Monday, August 27th, 2018. No comments yet
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The energy derived from crude oil has powered the advancement of civilizations across the globe. Getting this energy into usable forms such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel is the work refineries must do safely, reliably and efficiently every day. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Adapting instrumentation to the needs of refineries, Emerson’s Douglas Carlson […]

Improving Level Control in Combined-Cycle and Coal-Fired Power Plants

Posted in Level, Power on Friday, June 1st, 2018. No comments yet
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Levels of intermittent, renewable sources of energy for the electrical grids around the globe continue to grow. Power plants designed for more consistent, base load operation are under greater stress. In this recorded Power magazine webcast, Optimizing Level Control for Maximum Reliability and Efficiency in Combined Cycle and Coal Plants, Emerson’s Matthew Brummer joins moderator […]

Selecting the Right DP Level Device for the Temperature Conditions

Posted in Level on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017. No comments yet
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With the season in change from summer to autumn here in the northern hemisphere, let’s look at differential pressure (DP) level measurement performance at various temperature ranges and particularly at cold weather performance. This quick 2:35 YouTube video, DP Level Solutions Optimized for Cold Climates: Improved Response Time, highlights the importance of selecting the right […]

Avoiding Corrosion while Increasing Urea Production

Posted in Chemical, Level on Thursday, August 18th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: James Gremillion One of the key problems urea plants face is corrosion. The corrosion problem rests with one chemical produced by the urea process, ammonium carbamate. Ammonium carbamate is produced by reacting ammonia and carbon dioxide at high pressures (up to 200 bar) in a special reactor. The urea reactor is a reactor vessel […]

Ways to Improve Plant Performance via Pressure Instrumentation

Posted in Pressure on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. 7 comments so far
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Embedded diagnostics in smart instrumentation has played a role in safer, more efficient and reliable plants for decades in the process industries. As the power of the microcontrollers at the heart of these intelligent devices grows, so do the reliability, accuracy and diagnostic coverage grow. A new whitepaper, 7 Ways to Improve Productivity and Process […]