Posts Tagged ‘vibration measurement’

Compressor Station Machinery Monitoring

Posted in Asset Optimization on Monday, December 14th, 2015. No comments yet
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In the continuing era of lower oil and gas prices, the focus remains on optimizing current production assets. In a World Pipelines article, Keeping compressor stations online, Emerson’s Stuart Raynor describes ways to reduce downtime and avoid lost production through continuous machinery monitoring. He describes compressor stations as being: …used throughout the pipeline network [and] […]

Improved Mining Operations by Detecting Roping and Plugging on Hydrocyclones

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, August 17th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris One of the most ubiquitous operations in any mine is the use of hydrocyclones (cyclones) in the comminution circuit to sort particle sizes for mineral processing. Downstream of this process is the flotation circuit, which can be adversely affected if there is an upset with cyclones. Poor cyclone performance will impact recovery, […]

Healthy Pumps, Healthy Hearts

Posted in Abnormal Situation Prevention, Plant Equipment, Refining on Thursday, April 29th, 2010. No comments yet
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OK, I confess to being an engineer in my core when I was explaining to my son the other day how the heart is a reciprocating pump. The systolic and diastolic pressures are the high and low-pressure peaks based on the heart’s expansion/contraction cycle. Blood pressure is one diagnostic indicator on the health of the […]

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