Posts Tagged ‘flow measurement’

Optimizing Wort Sugar Concentration in Craft Beer Brewing

Posted in Flow, Food & Beverage on Thursday, March 29th, 2018. No comments yet
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In the U.S, a craft brewer or beer-maker, is defined as small, independent and traditional. A Fortune article highlighted the growth in craft brewing in the United States: As of the end of 2017, there were 6,266 craft breweries operating in the U.S., more than double the total from 2013—and a 16% increase from 2016. […]

Vortex Flow Meters in Safety Instrumented Functions

Posted in Flow, Safety on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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Safety instrumented systems provide a layer of protection beyond the control system to safely shutdown the process during abnormal situations. A safety instrumented function (SIF) or “safety loop” includes the sensing device, logic solver and final control element to perform safety function upon demand. Flow measurement devices are often the sensing devices in these SIFs. […]

How-To Video on Coriolis and Magmeter Smart Meter Verification

Posted in Flow on Friday, December 15th, 2017. No comments yet
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Flow measurement is a key part of many processes—including those where the custody of the product changes ownership. For these fiscal measurements, accurate and repeatable flow measurement is imperative. Rosemount magnetic flow meters and Micro Motion Coriolis flow meters include Smart Meter Verification (SMV), a diagnostic tool which identify flow meter performance and integrity in-line, […]

Onshore Direct from the Wellhead Multiphase Flow Measurement

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017. No comments yet
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Indications keep coming in that the oil & gas production business, particularly in unconventional oil & gas production, continues to improve. This RBN Energy article, Ready To Run – Strong Capex Boost By ConocoPhillips Headlines Early 2018 Guidance is one example of this business improvement trend. The article notes how oil & gas producers have […]

Accurate Flow Measurement in Gas Plunger Lift Applications

Posted in Flow, Oil & Gas on Friday, October 27th, 2017. No comments yet
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As gas production wells age, there is a natural decline in reservoir pressure over time. In a Flow Control article, Proper Instrumentation is Key to Profitable Plunger Lift Applications, Emerson’s Wally Baker, Eric Beltz and Tom McCulloch describe the challenges in flow measurement during plunger lift operations and the economic impact from inaccurate measurements. They […]