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Specification Requirements for Corrosion Monitoring Systems

Posted in Wireless on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Process manufacturing involves moving fluids through pipes and vessels. A major concern in many industries is the corrosion and erosion that may occur inside the pipe walls. Corrosion monitoring systems are designed to track this degradation process. In a Flow Control article, How to Specify a Corrosion Monitoring System, Emerson’s Jake Davies provides insights in […]

Avoid Corrosion-Induced Asset Integrity Loss

Posted in Refining, Wireless on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018. No comments yet
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A U.S. Energy Information Administration’s post, When was the last refinery built in the United States?, reveals that more than half the “newest refineries” in their list were built in the 1970s or 1980s, or 30 to 40+ years ago. And, with 137 operating U.S. oil refineries, the rest are even older. A lot has […]

Wireless and Continuous Corrosion Monitoring

Posted in Event, Wireless on Thursday, July 6th, 2017. One comment so far
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Piping and vessel corrosion and erosion typically occur from the inside out, making it difficult to spot problems without some type of ongoing material thickness measurement program. A piping or vessel breach can lead to disastrous consequences, especially in processes with toxic or flammable materials. Traditionally, the maintenance staff has performed periodic manual measurements with […]

Disruptive Innovations in Automation

Posted in Wireless on Thursday, June 8th, 2017. One comment so far
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Technology advances have disrupted many markets including photography, music, video and communications to name just a few. These disruptive innovations have improved usability and reduced costs for those taking advantage of the technology advancements. In our world of industrial instrumentation and automation, Emerson’s Roel Van Doren notes: …the introduction of microprocessors and digital communications led […]

Improving Refinery Corrosion Monitoring

Posted in Refining, Wireless on Friday, May 19th, 2017. One comment so far
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With the diversification of crude oil types brought about by U.S. shale production, refineries have increased risk for vessel and piping corrosion. Many of the aging refineries also are operating past the design life of some of their plant assets. In a Chemical Processing article, Refineries: Rethink Corrosion Monitoring, Emerson’s Jake Davies describes some of […]