Posts Tagged ‘Enardo’

Wirelessly Monitoring Tank Thief Hatches to Avoid Regulatory Fines

Posted in Industrial IoT, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Thursday, September 5th, 2019. No comments yet
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I shared a great case study from the oil patch yesterday with time savings with wireless pressure monitoring at the well head. Today, let’s continue with another great case study from the oil patch with a Control magazine article, Use wireless to monitor thief hatches. The article’s author opens describing what a thief hatch is. […]

Detonation Arrestors for Unstable Detonation Conditions in Piping Systems

Posted in Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. No comments yet
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For production processes with flammable substances, flame arrestors are important safety devices that allow gases to pass through but prevent flames in order to prevent a larger fire or explosion. A recent Control Engineering Europe article, Detonation arrestors reduce complexity and increase safety, highlights considerations in detonation arrestors, which are flame arrestors designed to prevent […]

Corrosion-Resistant Materials in Chemically-Hostile Valve Applications

Posted in Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Monday, May 11th, 2015. No comments yet
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When it comes to instrumentation and final control elements which touch the process, materials of construction are one of the critical selection criteria. In a whitepaper, PPS Outshines Stainless Steel in Chemically Hostile Valve Applications, Emerson’s Steve Attri describes how this PPS material is highly resistant to corrosion in highly-corrosive applications. He opens defining and […]

Complying with Storage Tank Emissions Regulations

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. 3 comments so far
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If you’re an energy producer here in the United States, you likely already familiar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Quad O” regulations, or officially, EPA Title 40, C.F.R. Part 60, Subpart OOOO—Standards of Performance for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, Transmission and Distribution. The EPA defines its purpose: This subpart establishes emission standards and […]

Basics of Flame Arrestor Technology

Posted in Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015. One comment so far
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In process operations with combustible gases, flame arrestors are devices that help mitigate the risk of combustion. Wikipedia defines these devices: A flame arrester (also spelled arrestor), deflagration arrester,[1] or flame trap[2] is a device that stops fuel combustion by extinguishing the flame.[3] I mention this because I saw a LinkedIn status update from Emerson’s […]