Posts Tagged ‘industrial boiler’

Preventing Boiler and Turbine Damage

Posted in Energy, Power on Monday, February 23rd, 2015. One comment so far
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The bulk of the electricity we use across the globe is produced by steam turning turbines connected to electrical generators. According to the Steam-electric power station in Wikipedia: Almost all coal, nuclear, geothermal, solar thermal electric power plants, waste incineration plants as well as many natural gas power plants are steam-electric. Natural gas is frequently […]

Multi-Fuel Boiler Energy Savings at Chemical Manufacturer

Posted in Energy on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014. No comments yet
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I’m in meetings with our global consultants this week, many whom I feature regularly on this blog. I was sitting next to Scott Pettigrew whom you may recall from earlier boiler optimization-related posts. Scott shared a story with me where he worked with a chemical manufacturer on a multi-fuel boiler project. He said it was […]

High Pressure Steam Vessel Level Measurement Compensation

Posted in Level on Friday, February 14th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Having an accurate measurement of the level inside a boiler, high-pressure feedwater heater, or steam separator is important for the safety, reliability, and efficiency of this process equipment. If the actual level does not reflect the value being transmitted back to the control system, opportunities for unplanned shutdowns, equipment damage, and flooded steam traps increase. […]

How Efficient is Your Steam System?

Posted in Wireless on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Emerson’s Steffen Terreblanche highlights ways to improve your plant’s energy efficiency by continuously monitoring your steam traps. As the world becomes a “smaller” place and process manufacturers are forced to compete in a global market place, we see more and more industries shifting offshore looking for lower cost ways to manufacture process or refine their […]

Operational Flexibility in Power Means More Revenue

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, August 23rd, 2013. No comments yet
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Flexibility to meet changing customer demand benefits many manufacturers. This is especially true in the power industry as Emerson’s Douglas Morris explains. With the growth of renewable power, generators are working to improve the flexibility of their thermal power units to help smooth the variability of power supply from wind and solar. Producers must be […]