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    • 4 Jan 2018

    Learn the Basics of Optimum Chlorine Analysis

    By Michael Francis, global product manager, Emerson Automation Solutions Let’s talk chlorine. Obviously, balancing chlorine in water treatment is a critical issue, so having a friendly relationship with your chlorine analyzers is important. Customers ask us a number of basic questions about chlorine and its analysis. Here are a few of these questions with the essential answers from our Rosemount Analytical experts....
    • 20 Dec 2017

    The ABCs of pH (part 2)

    By Marc Mason, business development manager, liquid analysis , and Gregory Taylor, sales manager, Emerson Automation Solutions I wanted to share some insights from our liquid analysis experts into the top questions asked by users like you about pH measurement. Today, I’ve selected a few of the questions asked the very most. Chances are, you or someone in your plant have had one or more of these questions puzzling you...
    • 6 Dec 2017

    Wireless Technology Changes the Bottom Line for Industrial Wastewater Applications

    By Aryanto Wibisono, deputy manager, analytical measurement division, PT Control Systems It’s easy to think of wastewater as the forgotten kid of industrial and municipal applications. The lower budgets and constrained personnel power often means wastewater is the last to take advantage of new technologies and solutions. And sometimes this can be a costly mistake as an installation at an Indonesian Liquid Natural Gas...
    • 13 Nov 2017

    What Causes Damage to pH Sensor Glass Electrodes?

    by Marc Mason, business development manager, liquid analysis, Emerson Automation Solutions Hi and welcome. pH sensors are a small thing that can have a huge impact on the smooth operation of your plant. When they’re operating correctly, you barely notice them. If they aren’t working well, they can shut you down. Various factors can cause damage to pH sensor glass electrodes – the process, temperature, sodium error,...
    • 27 Oct 2017

    Detecting Hazardous Gas Leaks Is a Complicated Problem — Learn How to Solve It

    By Edward Naranjo, director of product management,  Rosemount flame & gas detection, Emerson Automation Solutions Every industrial plant has extreme safety requirements, particularly if combustible gases are present. But selecting gas detection technology isn’t a straightforward issue. There are many different types of gas detectors, each with their own advantages and disadvantages that make them ideal for certain...
    • 18 Oct 2017

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...