Posts Tagged ‘vibration analysis’

Improving Reliability via Remote Vibration Analysis Expertise

Posted in Asset Management, Services, Consulting & Training on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015. One comment so far
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If you look through the annual reports of major process manufacturers and producers you don’t have to look very hard to find the word “reliability”. For example, on page 3 of the 2014 ExxonMobil annual report, Chairman and CEO Rex W. Tillerson wrote: Operational Excellence Ensuring the safety and reliability of our operations is fundamental […]

Sleuthing and Solving Refinery Piping Noise

Posted in Downstream Hydrocarbons, Valves, Actuators & Regulators on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012. No comments yet
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Fluids flowing through pipes can generate enough vibration to make the pipes sing. I saw in an Emerson Exchange 365 community post, a great Valve Magazine article, Vibration Analysis Pinpoints Valve Noise Source, by Emerson’s Daniel Eilers. Daniel is a research engineer for the Fisher valve and instrument business unit. He shares a story of […]

Conveyers: Don’t Get Pinched By Your Pinch-Points

Posted in Asset Management, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, December 12th, 2011. 2 comments so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Dan Nower, a member of the Asset Optimization and Metals & Mining industry team, shares his thoughts on ways to combat “pinch-points” in mining operations. In recent blog posts, we have discussed how world markets are pressuring mining companies to maximize production. The enemy of maximized production is unplanned equipment […]