Posts Tagged ‘IEC 62591’

4 Steps in Improving Operational Performance with Wireless Instrumentation

Posted in Wireless on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017. One comment so far
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Standards-based wireless instrumentation for the process industries recently hit its 10-year anniversary. These devices are being used to fill in measurement gaps to improve safety, reliability and efficiency. In a Plant Engineering article, Implementing wireless process sensing, Emerson’s Brian Joe outlines 4 steps in justifying and installing a wireless sensing network. Brian opens describing the […]

Monitoring for Motor Reliability and Energy Efficiency with Wireless Power Meters

Posted in Energy, Wireless on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017. One comment so far
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Equipment monitoring plays a large role in a manufacturer’s reliability program. The health of this equipment can also affect energy consumption levels. For motor-driven pumps, fans, compressors, etc., monitoring the electrical energy usage provides an additional indication of equipment health beyond vibration, temperature and other traditional measurements. Emerson’s Matt Austin shared with me a new, […]

Monitoring Pressure Relief Devices

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Thursday, September 7th, 2017. One comment so far
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Effectively managing pressure in hydrocarbon-based production processes is critical from a safety, environmental and efficiency standpoint. Pressure relief devices (PRDs) are found throughout the production processing equipment. At last spring’s 115th American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Emerson’s Marcio Donnangelo and Marcos Peluso wrote an article, Comply with environmental […]

Pharmaceutical Wireless Instrumentation Retrofits

Posted in Life Sciences, Wireless on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017. One comment so far
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Many industries have benefitted from the use of wireless instrumentation, but how about the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing industries? Are there applications which might improve the performance of their operations? In a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing article, Retrofitting Pharmaceutical Processes with WirelessHART Instrumentation, Emerson’s Michalle Adkins and Dan Carlson describe ways that these additional measurements and final […]

Remote Pump Monitoring

Posted in Asset Optimization, Industrial IOT on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017. No comments yet
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Given the costs associated with wired plant instrumentation and wiring infrastructure, most plants have just enough sensors and final control elements to perform basic control and safety system functions. While enough for control and process safety, it is often not enough for reliability, energy efficiency, and uptime. The Industrial Internet of Things, and more specifically, […]