Posts Tagged ‘temperature control’

Proper Valve Selection and Control Strategies in Food and Beverage Processes

Posted in Final Control Element, Food & Beverage on Monday, November 19th, 2018. No comments yet
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Temperature control is a critical factor for many food & beverage processes. In a Flow Control magazine article, Selecting Valves for Food and Beverage Applications, Emerson’s Blake Coleman highlights the importance of the right valves and proper tuning to get optimum performance. Blake opens with what poor control may mean:

Power Generation Improved Steam Temperature Control

Posted in Power, Temperature on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Jeff Williams presented, Holistic Approach to Steam Temperature Control, at the 2018 Ovation Users’ Group Conference. Jeff opened describing the trend of plants being started and operated more frequently than in the past due to intermittent sources of renewable energy sources on the grid. A key challenge to this mode of operation is to […]

Solving Reactor Temperature Control Challenges

Posted in Life Sciences, Process Optimization, Variability Management on Monday, September 28th, 2015. No comments yet
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Some of my favorite posts are ones that come out of a string of problem-solving email messages. And so it is with today’s post. Emerson’s Mark Coughran was recently at biopharmaceutical facility that was having temperature control issues on a reactor vessel. The temperature process variable was overshooting far past the setpoint with the control […]

Greg McMillan ISA Webinars on pH Control and Temperature Control

Posted in Education on Monday, February 11th, 2013. No comments yet
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Just a quick post to let you know about two ISA web seminars being conducted by Control Talk blog’s Greg McMillan. The first is on pH Control Solutions and will be February 13 from 2:00-3:30pm EST. You can find the webinar price here. These webinars are designed for group participation and feature an opportunity to […]

A Primer on Snapshot Processing and Some Controller Swaps

Posted in Technologies on Monday, December 3rd, 2012. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Anand Iyer continues his series on Cloud I/O with a look at snapshot processing and controller swaps. Once upon a time, more than a decade ago, we faced a problem on a column, which seemed to open up our minds to a wonderful world of possibilities loosely termed as Profile Based Controls. Now, I […]