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Moving Beyond Local Pressure Gauge Readings

Posted in Pressure, Wireless on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017. One comment so far
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Walk around most any industrial process manufacturing or production process and you’ll likely see pressure gauges providing feedback to operators who walk by. According to the Pressure Gauge entry in Encyclopedia.com, this technology: …was invented by French industrialist Eugene Bourdon in 1849. It utilizes a curved tube design as the pressure sensing element. A less […]

Measurement Repeatability in CIP and SIP Operations

Posted in Life Sciences, Pressure on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. No comments yet
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One only has to do a Google image search on pharmaceutical equipment to see the clean, sanitary conditions required for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical processing. The measurement instrumentation must be able to handle the tough conditions when cleaning and sanitization operations are performed. In a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing article, Ensuring Batch-to-Batch Repeatability in Sanitary Processes, Emerson’s Kyle […]

Ways to Improve Plant Performance via Pressure Instrumentation

Posted in Pressure on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. 7 comments so far
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Embedded diagnostics in smart instrumentation has played a role in safer, more efficient and reliable plants for decades in the process industries. As the power of the microcontrollers at the heart of these intelligent devices grows, so do the reliability, accuracy and diagnostic coverage grow. A new whitepaper, 7 Ways to Improve Productivity and Process […]

Extending Measurement Device Stability to 15 Years

Posted in Pressure, Temperature on Monday, August 18th, 2014. No comments yet
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One of the benefits of advancing technologies can be increased reliability. For measurement devices in the processing industries, these technology improvements can mean increased operations and maintenance productivity through extended calibration intervals, improved measurement repeatability, and overall improved measurement stability. Emerson’s Michael Olivier shared with me improvements that have been made to the Rosemount 3051S […]

Upgrading Rosemount 1151 to 3051 Pressure Transmitters

Posted in Pressure on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. 8 comments so far
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The venerable Rosemount 1151 pressure transmitter was introduced all the way back in 1969. It combined 4–20 mA electronics with capacitance technology. In my first job post college, I worked as a project engineer out of New Orleans on offshore oil & gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. We would buy dozens and dozens […]