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    • 18 Oct 2017

    Blog: Simple Apps and Wireless Sensors for Effective Monitoring

    Effective monitoring requires good measurement, effective analytics to help understand the measurement, and clear guidance for action to resolve the issue. For manufacturing and production facilities already instrumented for process control, adding measurements can be difficult due to existing wiring infrastructure. In an Automation.com article, Apps Simplify Wireless Monitoring , Emerson’s Brian Joe describes...
    • 18 Oct 2017

    Blog: The Right Gas Chromatograph for the Job

    By Bonnie Crossland, Product Marketing Manager – Gas Chromatographs, Emerson Automation Solutions Balancing the right level of gas chromatograph (GC) performance and cost for individual applications and locations within a plant or installation is key for many operators. Increased pressure to optimize processes is driving an increased demand for accurate and timely composition analysis for use in process control...
    • 17 Oct 2017

    Blog: Laser Gas Analyzers for Optimizing Ethylene Production

    The ethylene molecule consists of a double bond between carbon atoms and four hydrogen atoms bonded, two to each carbon atom. Per the Wikipedia Ethylene entry , it: …is widely used in the chemical industry, and its worldwide production (over 150 million tonnes in 2016 [5] ) exceeds that of any other organic compound . [6] [7] Much of this production goes toward polyethylene , a widely used plastic containing polymer...
    • 16 Oct 2017

    Blog: CIO STORY, SEP 2017, APPS SIMPLIFY DATA ANALYTICS TO DELIVER BOTTOM LINE BENEFITS QUICKLY

    Apps Simplify Data Analytics to Deliver Bottom Line Benefits Quickly By Bob Karschnia, VP/GM of Wireless, Emerson Automation Solutions Bob Karschnia, VP of Wireless, Emerson Automation Solutions More and more data is being collected and stored daily, with manufacturing leading the trend by generating about twice as much data as government, the next largest data generator. Organizations know there is...
    • 16 Oct 2017

    Blog: AUTOMATION & DRIVES, GOING WIRELESS IN EQUIPMENT MONITORING

    GOING WIRELESS IN EQUIPMENT MONITORING AUTHOR: BRIAN JOE Aug 29, 2017 Maintenance of equipment monitoring systems is an important aspect of manufacturing plant operations. The article highlights how equipment monitoring can be accomplished with wireless instruments and dedicated software analytics running as an app. Until recently, when engineers wanted to monitor plant equipment, such as steam traps...
    • 16 Oct 2017

    Blog: CIO STORY, AUG 2017, IIoT WIRELESS CYBERSECURITY

    IIoT Wireless Cybersecurity By Bob Karschnia, VP of Wireless, Emerson Automation Solutions  Bob Karschnia, VP of Wireless, Emerson Automation Solutions Most Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications will utilize some type of wireless communication network for transmitting data collected by sensors to host systems. These host systems use the sensor data for control, monitoring and analysis...
    • 16 Oct 2017

    Blog: PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING, JUL-AUG 2017, RETROFITTING PHARMACEUTICAL PROCESSES WITH WIRELESSHART INSTRUMENTATION

    Retrofitting Pharmaceutical Processes with WirelessHART Instrumentation Existing equipment, processes and systems can be retrofitted with wireless instrumentation to improve yield, quality and uptime By Michalle Adkins and Dan Carlson, Emerson Automation Solutions Jul 24, 2017 Pharmaceutical companies are under the same pressures as many other industries to improve operations, produce associated documentation...
    • 16 Oct 2017

    Blog: PLANT ENGINEERING, APPLIED AUTOMATION SUPPLEMENT, AUG 2017, IMPLEMENTING WIRELESS PROCESS SENSING

    Implementing wireless process sensing Installing a wireless sensing system may seem complicated, but following these four basic steps can simplify the required effort. Brian Joe, Emerson Automation Solutions 08/04/2017 Oil and gas, chemical, refining, food and beverage, power, and other process industries are under pressure to increase production, make processes more efficient, reduce energy usage, cut maintenance...
    • 16 Oct 2017

    Blog: Improving Plant Staff Effectiveness

    Manufacturers across many industries continued to be pressured to be able to do more with fewer staff in their plants. Technologies have advanced to provide more measurements added more easily to be able to optimize the efforts of plant staff. In a Control Engineering Asia article, Plant operations – from good to great , Emerson’s Jonas Berge highlights specific examples of how pervasive digital sensors and networks...
    • 28 Sep 2017

    Blog: Improving Bulk Liquids Storage Terminal Inventory Management

    If you missed today’s final webinar, Improving Inventory Management , in the Bulk Liquids Storage Terminals webinar series , you can still catch the recorded version as well as the rest of the series. In today’s webinar, Emerson’s Lance Berry discussed inventory management challenges for terminal operations. He provided a tank gauging system overview and explained how uncertainty can be reduced through...