Posts Tagged ‘steam trap monitoring’

Reducing Excess Energy Costs and Streamlining Maintenance Practices

Posted in Industrial IoT on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020. No comments yet
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Steam traps are automatic valves that require ongoing maintenance. Failed steam traps represent a source of energy waste, resulting in poor steam quality as well as increased fuel consumption and emissions. Continuous monitoring can address these issues.

More Sustainable Food and Beverage Production

Posted in Energy & Emissions, Food & Beverage on Monday, January 21st, 2019. No comments yet
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More sustainable manufacturing means different things for different industries. For many food & beverage manufacturers, achieving more sustainable production means reducing water usage, waste, and carbon emissions. Emerson’s Melissa Stiegler shared three ways technology has helped play a role in improved sustainability for food & beverage producers. These ways include more efficient clean-in-place (CIP) operations, […]

Improving Energy Efficiency and Reliability with Wireless Measurements

Posted in Event, Industrial IoT on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s John Hillencamp and Brian Joe joined a specialty chemical manufacturer to share how they saved energy costs and improved reliability with wireless measurements and the Plantweb digital ecosystem. John opened the presentation on why monitoring steam traps is important. The purpose of a trap is to remove the […]

Improving Pharmaceutical and Biotech Plant Utility Performance

Posted in Industrial IoT, Life Sciences & Medical on Monday, June 26th, 2017. 2 comments so far
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For pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, the use of steam, heating and air conditioning systems, water and other utilities are an important part of the manufacturing process. Efficient and reliable operations for these plant utilities is very important. In a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing article, Monitoring Plant Utilities for Operational Excellence, Emerson’s Michalle Adkins describes how additional measurements […]

Avoiding the Impact of Steam Trap Failures

Posted in Industrial Energy & Onsite Utilities, Industrial IoT on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015. No comments yet
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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, industrial manufacturers are larger energy consumers than the transportation, residential and commercial sectors. The industrial sector accounts for around 30 trillion BTUs of energy consumed annually. Energy-intensive processes are found in many industries including chemicals, refining, mining & metals, pulp & paper to name several. Optimizing steam usage […]