Posts Tagged ‘wireless vibration’

Vibration Monitoring of Control Valves Prevents Unplanned Shutdowns

Posted in Asset Optimization, Emerson Exchange, Final Control Element on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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Emerson’s Shawn Anderson teamed with a recycled paper mill staff member and their local business partner on an Emerson Exchange presentation, Vibration Monitoring of Control Valves Prevents Unplanned Shutdowns. Here is the presentation abstract: Two control valves in this recycled cardboard paper facility had experienced vibration related failures. These failures were difficult to detect and/or […]

Multi-parameter Condition Monitoring for Plant Asset Reliability

Posted in Asset Optimization, Industrial IOT, Reliability on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015. 2 comments so far
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Across many process manufacturing and producing industries, falling prices are driving the need for increased efficiency and reliability, as well as reduced costs. While optimizing process control can yield gains, so can applying technology to the condition of the equipment involved in process operations. In a Control Engineering Asia article, Multi-parameter Condition Monitoring, Emerson’s Jonas […]

Avoiding Cooling Tower Unplanned Downtime

Posted in Asset Optimization on Friday, May 1st, 2015. One comment so far
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Cooling tower technology used in many industrial processes dates its history back to the 19th century: Cooling towers originated out of the development in the 19th century of condensers for use with the steam engine.[2] Condensers use relatively cool water, via various means, to condense the steam coming out of the pistons or turbines. This […]

Avoid Pumps Causing Unplanned Shutdowns

Posted in Asset Optimization, Event, Wireless on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Update and bump: A recorded version of this webinar is now available. Visit here for a listing of other recorded & archived webinars. Original post: An unplanned shutdown can ruin your whole day, or two, or three… Not only do these unplanned shutdowns have impact on the people getting the process up and running again, […]

Condition Monitoring of Critical Mining Conveyors

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, November 25th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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In the equipment-intensive mining industry, monitoring the health of conveyors is critical to overall productivity, as Emerson’s Douglas Morris highlights in today’s post. In mining, there are two ways to move material from the pit to the processing plant: trucks or long haul conveyors. As mines are constructed in more remote locations, there is a […]