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Business Critical Measurement Instrumentation-Second Layer of Automation

Posted in Wireless on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014. 4 comments so far
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Measurement instrumentation has traditionally been used by process manufacturers to control their processes safely and reliably. This instrumentation may not be enough to operate the process as efficiently as possible. In a recent comment to one of my earlier posts, Finding Areas for Energy Efficiency Improvements, Emerson’s Jonas Berge wrote: When it comes to new […]

The Advantages of an Integrated Solution for a Fully Automated Terminal

Posted in Oil & Gas, Safety on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Chris Womack highlights a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) project in Mexico in today’s guest post. In liquid petroleum gas terminals featuring partial automation, several systems control the plant’s filling racks, custody transfer areas, and safety systems. Filling each truck typically takes about an hour and a half, with a filling error of around 66 […]

Safety Instrumented Systems in Blasting Desert Heat

Posted in Oil & Gas, Safety on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010. No comments yet
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Imagine leaving some of your portable electronics out on a hot day. Now imagine leaving it out in a desert in the Middle East in the middle of an extremely hot summer. How long do you think it would last? Emerson’s David Walker told the story, DeltaV SIS in the Heat of the Desert, at […]

Importance of the Process Safety Management Lifecycle

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Safety on Thursday, October 14th, 2010. No comments yet
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Process safety is top of mind for most manufacturers in the process industries. During the general session at the NPRA 2010 Q&A and Technology Forum in Baltimore this week, the senior VP for refining at Sunoco, Anne-Marie Ainsworth, spoke about the need for process safety management (PSM) excellence. A report on her speech is provided […]

Burner Management Systems at Emerson Exchange

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Safety on Monday, September 20th, 2010. No comments yet
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The annual Emerson Exchange technical conference is now just a week away. We hope you’ll be able to join us in historic, San Antonio Texas for this exchange of expertise. If you’re involved in process safety at your plant with equipment such as furnaces, boilers, ovens and other fired equipment, then you’ll want to attend […]