Posts Tagged ‘steam trap’

Avoiding the Impact of Steam Trap Failures

Posted in Energy, Wireless 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 […]

Meeting the European Union Energy Efficiency Directive

Posted in Energy, Flow on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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March 7 is fast approaching if you want to get the 200 Euro discount to the April 1-3 Emerson Exchange conference in Stuttgart, Germany. One of the presentations you’ll want to catch is on the implications of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive. Emerson’s Steve Offer and Paul Cockman will be presenting on these requirements and […]

Energy Optimization and Wireless Steam Traps

Posted in Energy, Wireless on Monday, December 9th, 2013. 3 comments so far
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Many process manufacturing, oil & gas processing, and other industrial processes were designed in an era of inexpensive energy. This has not been the case for many years now. Emerson’s Danny Vandeput has written a South African Instrument and Control article, Control the cost of energy, to highlight how technology is helping to address these […]

How Efficient is Your Steam System?

Posted in Wireless on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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Emerson’s Steffen Terreblanche highlights ways to improve your plant’s energy efficiency by continuously monitoring your steam traps. As the world becomes a “smaller” place and process manufacturers are forced to compete in a global market place, we see more and more industries shifting offshore looking for lower cost ways to manufacture process or refine their […]

Adding Missing Measurements in Refineries

Posted in Refining, Wireless on Thursday, August 15th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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We’re now about six weeks away from the September 30-Oct 4 Emerson Exchange conference in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. In fact, today, August 15, 2013 is the deadline for Early Bird registration—so if you were considering joining us, you’ll want to act today for the lowest conference fee rate. I mention that because I […]