In this storage terminal safety podcast, we are joined by Emerson’s Kurtis Jensen to discuss specific technologies that provide the highest level of reliability and safety. These technologies enable technicians, users and operators to detect issues and monitor for correct valve positions with and reduce the number of times they need to send staff into hazardous locations.
Adding Wireless Sensors for Health, Safety and Environment
Wireless communications have changed everything from the way we listen to music to the way information is collected and disseminated. For process manufacturing and production plants, it means more the process can be sensed beyond traditional monitoring and control...
Avoiding Mistakes with Wireless Valve Feedback
Many plants have manual valves because it is too cost prohibitive or difficult to automate from an installation and wiring perspective. In a Valve World April edition article, Wireless valves for control, Emerson's Kurtis Jensen highlights the advancement of wireless...
6 Maybe 7 Really Cool Things to Do With Your Digital Valve Controller
How could I not attend an Emerson Exchange with a title like this? Emerson's Rick Osborne and Caltrol's Wayne Harbert presented this workshop. Their abstract:How to make your process better and your life easier is a pretty common goal for most of us in the process...
Control Loop Foundation Learning Website
Emerson's Terry Blevins and Mark Nixon's new book, Control Loop Foundation - Batch and Continuous Processes was highlighted in an earlier post here on the blog. As I noted in the post, the intent of the book was to give automation professionals a foundation in process...
Thoughts on WirelessHART THUMs
A post on The Great Kanduski: Best Practices in Industrial Networking blog last week caught my eye. The post, Wireless Wasted with Thumbs opens: The most common implementation of Industrial Wireless, especially WirelessHART is to install a "thumb" on the 'spare'...
Adding Wireless Valve Position Monitoring
Update: Unfortunately the video had to be removed. I'll add another update to the post when the existing, revised, or new video becomes available. I apologize for the inconvenience. Emerson Process Management's Fisher Valve team has opened up a channel, Fisher Control...
What Have I Learned? – Read Greg McMillan’s Blog
If you're a process automation professional and you haven't been following Greg McMillan on the ModelingAndControl.com blog and his "What Have I Learned?" series of posts, you're not in the flow of great knowledge sharing. Here's the current list of posts: What Have I...
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