Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

Continuously Improving Energy Efficiency and Loss Control

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Monday, February 4th, 2019. No comments yet
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Manufacturers and producers can take steps in their digital transformation journeys to improve energy efficiency and reduce unaccounted for losses. In a comment to an earlier post, Jonas Berge highlighted 7 ways: Steam trap failure detection Relief valve seat passing detection Relief valve release detection Heat Exchanger fouling detection Cooling Tower fan speed optimization Air-Cooled […]

Top Quartile Performance in LNG and Gas Plant Production

Posted in Oil & Gas, Wireless on Friday, October 19th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the recent 2018 Gastech Conference in Barcelona, Spain, Emerson’s Patrick Deruytter presented on ways for gas plants and liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facilities to drive operations to top quartile performance. The focus of the presentation was to look at the operational opportunities in the current gas & LNG plants to improve the reliability […]

Improving Energy Efficiency and Reliability with Wireless Measurements

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Event, Wireless on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018. No comments yet
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At the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s John Hillencamp and Brian Joe joined a specialty chemical manufacturer to share how they saved energy costs and improved reliability with wireless measurements and the Plantweb digital ecosystem. John opened the presentation on why monitoring steam traps is important. The purpose of a trap is to remove the […]

Avoid Corrosion-Induced Asset Integrity Loss

Posted in Refining, Wireless on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018. No comments yet
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A U.S. Energy Information Administration’s post, When was the last refinery built in the United States?, reveals that more than half the “newest refineries” in their list were built in the 1970s or 1980s, or 30 to 40+ years ago. And, with 137 operating U.S. oil refineries, the rest are even older. A lot has […]

Digital Transformation Steps Through Continuous Remote Monitoring

Posted in Asset Optimization, Wireless on Thursday, July 26th, 2018. No comments yet
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Many of us are experiencing digital transformations in our homes in small steps. Devices like Emerson’s Sensi wi-fi thermostat that can be controlled via a smart phone app, digital voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home and Apply Siri, and smart locks to lock down the house are a few examples. These change the way […]