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Online Calculation Tool for Thermowell Installations

Posted in Regulatory Compliance, Temperature on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. 8 comments so far
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Back in 1974, the ASME (founded as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers) published a performance technology standard for thermowell calculations as well as overall temperature measurement best practices, PTC 19.3. Based on decades of industry and research data, the updated PTC 19.3 TW-2010: …incorporates the latest theory in the areas of natural frequency, Strouhal […]

New Thermowell Calculations Help Avoid Damaging Resonance

Posted in Measurement, Plant Equipment on Monday, February 21st, 2011. 5 comments so far
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Last week, I visited our Emerson division that makes the Rosemount brand family of instrumentation. One of the things I learned coming out of those meetings was a new release of thermowell design standards. For those not already familiar with a thermowell, it’s essentially a circular cylinder installed like a cantilever into process piping. The […]