Posts Tagged ‘valve condition monitoring’

Value from Monitoring Control Valves

Posted in Final Control Element on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. One comment so far
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As staff in process manufacturing and production facilities shrink due to economic or demographic conditions, on-site engineers, operations and maintenance personnel must increase their breadth of skills at the expense of skill depth. In a recent post, Monitoring Control Valves with Remote Expertise, we described how remote expertise could help augment local staff in the […]

Monitoring Control Valves with Remote Expertise

Posted in Final Control Element on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016. One comment so far
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An ARC Advisory group study highlighted that “The global process industry loses $20 billion, or five percent of annual production, due to unscheduled downtime and poor quality. ARC estimates that almost 80 percent of these losses are preventable…” Key components in controlling a process are the control valves, which directly touch the process. As such, […]