Posts Tagged ‘Plant Equipment’

Essential Asset Monitoring Sessions at Emerson Exchange

Posted in Asset Management, Reliability on Monday, August 19th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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If you’ll be joining us at the September 30-October 4 Emerson Exchange conference in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area, and asset reliability is on your list of things to learn more about, I suggest a few workshops for you. Emerson’s Nikki Bishop, a Senior Application Consultant specializing in essential asset monitoring will be co-presenting in […]

Monitoring Rotating Machine in Four-Channel Clarity

Posted in Asset Management on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013. No comments yet
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In an earlier post, Portable Vibration Analyzer-Human Centered Design Style, I mentioned four-channel analysis plus phase capability. I checked with Emerson’s Johan Van Puyenbroeck to explain what this means for process manufacturing maintenance professionals. Multi-channel means the ability to collect data from multiple inputs. Triaxial (triax) accelerometers can measure vibration in the x-, y-, and […]

Condensing Wet Shale Gas for Natural Gas Liquids

Posted in Oil & Gas on Monday, July 22nd, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Gas compression technology comes in many flavors including centrifugal, reciprocating, screw, and scroll. In a Hydrocarbon Engineering article, Playing it Cool, Emerson’s Mark McCormick shared how shale gas processing has increased the need for rotary screw compressors required in process refrigeration applications. Natural gas is composed of many components including heavier hydrocarbons such as propane, […]

Essential Asset Monitoring – Pump Demonstration

Posted in Asset Management on Thursday, November 29th, 2012. One comment so far
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In an earlier post, Remote Monitoring of Essential Equipment, we shared how wireless vibration sensors were making it possible to monitor assets previously not deemed critical enough for wired, continuous vibration monitoring. Here is a 5:18 YouTube video, Essential Asset Monitoring – Pump Demonstration, in which Emerson’s Tim Olsen demonstrates this vibration monitoring for a […]

Remote Monitoring of Essential Equipment

Posted in Asset Management on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 4 comments so far
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We’ve highlighted the importance of monitoring essential plant assets in several earlier posts. In an upcoming ChemInnovations 2012 presentation, Remote Monitoring of Essential Equipment—An Expert is Always On-Line, Emerson’s Pete Sharpe provides examples of equipment monitoring and remote expert support. This ChemInnovations conference & exhibition will take place November 14 – 15, 2012 in New […]