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  • Welcome to Emerson Automation Experts Podcasts

    Visit our podcast subscription page to subscribe with your favorite podcast player. The post Welcome to Emerson Automation Experts Podcasts appeared first on the Emerson Automation Experts blog.
  • Hydrogen Sulfide in Paper Mills: Find it Before it Finds You

    In a Paper360 magazine article, Wireless Sensors Improve Toxic Gas Mitigation in P&P Mills, Emerson’s Bill Francis explains how workers can avoid nasty surprises. TV shows add drama saying their stories are “ripped from the headlines,” meaning they’re based on real-world people and events. Sometimes the same thing can happen with articles. The real-world story in this case was a report from Australia about two maintenance…
  • Successfully Applying Non-Contacting Radar in Black Liquor Mixing Tanks

    In the Kraft pulping process, wood fibers are separated, and resinous materials removed, using an alkaline (typically sodium hydroxide and sodium sulfide) cooking liquor, also known as white liquor. This process converts wood into cellulosic pulp used in the papermaking process. This digesting process turns the white liquor into black liquor, which contains : …lignin fragments, carbohydrates from the breakdown of…
  • Non-Contacting Radar Level Measurement in Pulp Mills

    A pulp mill : …converts wood chips or other plant fibre source into a thick fibre board which can be shipped to a paper mill for further processing. Ingemar Serneby Level measurements can be challenging in pulp manufacturing process. In a Pulp-paperworld article, Radar Technology Overcomes the Toughest Level Measurement Challenges , Emerson’s Ingemar Serneby shares his expertise on how non-contacting radar level…
  • Non-Contacting Radar Level Measurement in Pulp Mills

    A pulp mill : …converts wood chips or other plant fibre source into a thick fibre board which can be shipped to a paper mill for further processing. Ingemar Serneby Level measurements can be challenging in pulp manufacturing process. In a Pulp-paperworld article, Radar Technology Overcomes the Toughest Level Measurement Challenges , Emerson’s Ingemar Serneby shares his expertise on how non-contacting radar level…
  • Non-Contacting Radar Level Measurement in Pulp Mills

    A pulp mill : …converts wood chips or other plant fibre source into a thick fibre board which can be shipped to a paper mill for further processing. Ingemar Serneby Level measurements can be challenging in pulp manufacturing process. In a Pulp-paperworld article, Radar Technology Overcomes the Toughest Level Measurement Challenges , Emerson’s Ingemar Serneby shares his expertise on how non-contacting radar level…
  • Improved Emissions and Lower Fuel Costs at RDM Blendecques

    Italian recycled paperboard producer, Reno De Medici (RDM) Blendecques mill in Saint Omer, France had a big challenge to modernize a control system with a short time window during a planned shutdown. The control system managed two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) that produce steam for the process from two gas turbines and additional burners. Even more important was the need to reduce emissions by optimizing…
  • Improved Emissions and Lower Fuel Costs at RDM Blendecques

    Italian recycled paperboard producer, Reno De Medici (RDM) Blendecques mill in Saint Omer, France had a big challenge to modernize a control system with a short time window during a planned shutdown. The control system managed two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) that produce steam for the process from two gas turbines and additional burners. Even more important was the need to reduce emissions by optimizing…
  • Improved Emissions and Lower Fuel Costs at RDM Blendecques

    Italian recycled paperboard producer, Reno De Medici (RDM) Blendecques mill in Saint Omer, France had a big challenge to modernize a control system with a short time window during a planned shutdown. The control system managed two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) that produce steam for the process from two gas turbines and additional burners. Even more important was the need to reduce emissions by optimizing the…
  • Identifying Components then Optimizing Industrial Energy Consumption

    When optimizing operating costs at a production facility, the bias is toward that which can be measured. For example, the cost of chemicals additives for a process is something easily measured based upon the amount consumed. For components such as the energy to produce steam, the costs may not be so clear. Emerson’s Barbara Hamilton shared a couple of stories with me about how cost optimizations changed once unknown…
  • Identifying Components then Optimizing Industrial Energy Consumption

    When optimizing operating costs at a production facility, the bias is toward that which can be measured. For example, the cost of chemicals additives for a process is something easily measured based upon the amount consumed. For components such as the energy to produce steam, the costs may not be so clear. Emerson’s Barbara Hamilton shared a couple of stories with me about how cost optimizations changed once unknown…
  • Identifying Components then Optimizing Industrial Energy Consumption

    When optimizing operating costs at a production facility, the bias is toward that which can be measured. For example, the cost of chemicals additives for a process is something easily measured based upon the amount consumed. For components such as the energy to produce steam, the costs may not be so clear. Emerson’s Barbara Hamilton shared a couple of stories with me about how cost optimizations changed once unknown…
  • Identifying Components then Optimizing Industrial Energy Consumption

    When optimizing operating costs at a production facility, the bias is toward that which can be measured. For example, the cost of chemicals additives for a process is something easily measured based upon the amount consumed. For components such as the energy to produce steam, the costs may not be so clear. Emerson’s Barbara Hamilton shared a couple of stories with me about how cost optimizations changed once unknown…
  • Welcome to Emerson Automation Experts Podcasts

    Visit our podcast subscription page to subscribe with your favorite podcast player. The post Welcome to Emerson Automation Experts Podcasts appeared first on the Emerson Automation Experts blog.
  • Mobile Workers at Pulp and Paper Mill Case Study

    Wireless communications technologies are pervasive in our lives and in our world of process automation and control. Not only for smart instrumentation, but also for process manufacturing and production operating and maintenance personnel. In a PPI Mills and Technology article, Wireless technology: empowering the mill worker , the author shares a story of mobile worker technology in action at the Stora Enso Langerbrugge…
  • Mobile Workers at Pulp and Paper Mill Case Study

    Wireless communications technologies are pervasive in our lives and in our world of process automation and control. Not only for smart instrumentation, but also for process manufacturing and production operating and maintenance personnel. In a PPI Mills and Technology article, Wireless technology: empowering the mill worker , the author shares a story of mobile worker technology in action at the Stora Enso Langerbrugge…
  • Mobile Workers at Pulp and Paper Mill Case Study

    Wireless communications technologies are pervasive in our lives and in our world of process automation and control. Not only for smart instrumentation, but also for process manufacturing and production operating and maintenance personnel. In a PPI Mills and Technology article, Wireless technology: empowering the mill worker , the author shares a story of mobile worker technology in action at the Stora Enso Langerbrugge…
  • Mobile Workers at Pulp and Paper Mill Case Study

    The post Mobile Workers at Pulp and Paper Mill Case Study appeared first on the Emerson Process Experts blog. Wireless communications technologies are pervasive in our lives and in our world of process automation and control. Not only for smart instrumentation, but also for process manufacturing and production operating and maintenance personnel. In a PPI Mills and Technology article, Wireless technology: empowering…
  • Human Centered Design Meets SmartProcess Cook

    Emerson's Danny Streets and Dennis Barrow shared their experience in optimizing pulp & paper batch digest operations. Their abstract: Emerson has enhanced its SmartProcess Cook solution for batch digesters in the Pulp & Paper Industry taking advantage of the DeltaV system's Human Centered Design (HCD) graphics and class based equipment modules to enhance the ease of use and quick identification of issues. These enhancements…
  • Human Centered Design Meets SmartProcess Cook

    Dennis Barrow (L) and Danny Streets (R) Emerson’s Danny Streets and Dennis Barrow shared their experience in optimizing pulp & paper batch digest operations. Their abstract: Emerson has enhanced its SmartProcess Cook solution for batch digesters in the Pulp & Paper Industry taking advantage of the DeltaV system’s Human Centered Design (HCD) graphics and class based equipment modules to enhance the ease of use and…
  • Human Centered Design Meets SmartProcess Cook

    Dennis Barrow (L) and Danny Streets (R) Emerson’s Danny Streets and Dennis Barrow shared their experience in optimizing pulp & paper batch digest operations. Their abstract: Emerson has enhanced its SmartProcess Cook solution for batch digesters in the Pulp & Paper Industry taking advantage of the DeltaV system’s Human Centered Design (HCD) graphics and class based equipment modules to enhance the ease of use and…
  • Flow Measurement in High Process Noise Environments

    Pulp and Paper processes provide noisy environments for measurement instrumentation. This 5-minute YouTube video demonstrates how magnetic flowmeter (magmeter) process noise diagnostics and noise mitigation technology improves flow measurement in pulp & paper processes using the process noise demo. The demonstration shows the effect of particulate on the magmeter, how the process diagnostic detects high noise levels…
  • Flow Measurement in High Process Noise Environments

    Pulp and Paper processes provide noisy environments for measurement instrumentation. This 5-minute YouTube video demonstrates how magnetic flowmeter (magmeter) process noise diagnostics and noise mitigation technology improves flow measurement in pulp & paper processes using the process noise demo. The demonstration shows the effect of particulate on the magmeter, how the process diagnostic detects high noise levels…
  • Flow Measurement in High Process Noise Environments

    Pulp and Paper processes provide noisy environments for measurement instrumentation. This 5-minute YouTube video demonstrates how magnetic flowmeter (magmeter) process noise diagnostics and noise mitigation technology improves flow measurement in pulp & paper processes using the process noise demo. The demonstration shows the effect of particulate on the magmeter, how the process diagnostic detects high noise levels…
  • Flow Measurement in High Process Noise Environments

    Pulp and Paper processes provide noisy environments for measurement instrumentation. This 5-minute YouTube video demonstrates how magnetic flowmeter (magmeter) process noise diagnostics and noise mitigation technology improves flow measurement in pulp...