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Improving Energy Efficiency with IIoT

Posted in Industrial IOT on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019. No comments yet
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Think about an “Internet of Things” (IoT) device that you may use in your home life. It’s typically an ordinary device, such a thermostat, and made into an IoT device with communications and a visual interface to remotely view date & control actions from the device. For instance, my Emerson Sensi thermostats communicate through my […]

Instrumentation Diagnostics and Safe, Reliable Operations

Posted in Safety, Temperature on Friday, June 2nd, 2017. One comment so far
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As technology has advanced in power and sophistication, its ability to self-diagnose and perform predictive diagnostics has too. In a Plant Engineering article, Using diagnostic functions to improve system safety, Emerson’s Mark Menezes shares examples of how these diagnostics are used to self-diagnose instrumentation problems as well as those in the surrounding production process. He […]

Measuring Level and Volume of Solids

Posted in Level on Thursday, February 12th, 2015. 3 comments so far
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Level measurement is one of the mainstays for the process industries. As technology has advanced over the years from manual measurements including dipsticks, site glasses and tapes to automatic measurement—these advancements have led to improved control, safety, and inventory management. Level and volume measurements of solids pose a unique challenge since the level may have […]

Energy Management with Additional Wireless Measurements

Posted in Wireless on Friday, January 23rd, 2015. 2 comments so far
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It’s likely that you have all the measurement instrumentation devices you need to safely and reliably operate your process manufacturing or producing facility. But perhaps you don’t have all the measurements you need for non-process control/process safety applications such as an energy management program. In a published paper, WirelessHART® Minimizes Cost of New Energy Measurements […]

Avoiding Cold Climate Measurement Challenges

Posted in Level on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015. 3 comments so far
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For those here in North America, there is a good chance you’re braving extremely cold weather today. The Weather Channel captures the situation well in a post, Arctic Cold Blast Continues; Wind Chill Alerts For Over Half U.S. Population. And Canada makes this appear balmy. Back at the Emerson Exchange conference in Orlando this past […]