Product Blogs
    • 2 Sep 2020

    Safety Instrumented Systems Blog: Multiple Systems Working Together Prevent Tank Overfill Disasters

    In Hydrocarbon Engineering’s Tanks & Terminals Supplement , Emerson’s Helena Hjortsberg looks at all the elements of a comprehensive overfill prevention system in her article, A Coordinated Strategy. Overfilling a tank storing hydrocarbons or other flammable chemicals can cause an environmental incident under the best circumstances, but also a high probability of an explosion and fire. Given the costs in lost product...
    • 31 Aug 2020

    Safety Instrumented Systems 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...
    • 31 Aug 2020

    Asset Management Blog: Building Digital Transformation, One Step at a Time

    In a Flow Control magazine article, Seven Digital Transformation Myths Exposed, Emerson’s Brian Joe offers advice on starting a digital transformation program. When we talk to companies about digital transformation, especially companies that have yet to launch a program, we frequently hear two kinds of responses representing two extremes. Either they don’t think the technologies work, or they have inflated expectations...
    • 28 Aug 2020

    Valves, Actuators & Regulators Blog: Advances in Butterfly Valve Technology

    Butterfly valves have been used going all the way back to the late 18 th century . In a Flow Control article, The evolution of the butterfly valve , Emerson’s Joanne Lunsford describes some of the advances to for this important technology in manufacturing and production processes. One key advantage of butterfly valve technology is that they: …offer an effective shutoff method for the isolation and regulation of fluid...
    • 27 Aug 2020

    DeltaV Blog: How Does PID Loop Dynamic Reset Limit Work?

    In the DeltaV discussion forum in the Emerson Exchange 365 community , there is a post, Question about Dynamic reset limit and “Use PV for bkcal” options . What caught my eye was a response by Emerson’s James Beall describing dynamic reset limiting and specifically how it is performed in the DeltaV distributed control system controller. Part of the question asked was: Also, how exactly does the dynamic reset limit...
    • 27 Aug 2020

    Ovation Blog: Modern, Digital Technologies are Critical to Reliable, Clean Water

    A key topic on the mind of attendees at Emerson’s 2020 Ovation Users’ Group Conference water/wastewater industry panel was how technology can help with the influx of new challenges facing water management plants. The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a glimpse of the many challenges organizations must overcome as they continue to reliably provide clean water no matter what is happening in the world. Using technology...
    • 26 Aug 2020

    Flow Blog: The Untapped Potential in Your Multiphase Flow Meter: Remote Connectivity and Performance Monitoring

    The Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter is an enormous upgrade from the typical test separator system in unconventional oil. We’ve talked about the operational benefits of making the switch to MPFMs, but would you believe there are even more untapped advantages to using MPFMs in upstream production? Remote connectivity and performance monitoring have enabled real-time data collection in these applications on a scale never...
    • 25 Aug 2020

    Ovation Blog: Focus on Reliability and Performance to Drive Competitive Advantage

    A common power industry theme at the 2020 Ovation Users’ Group Conference has been the many challenges organizations experience in a shifting environment. The need for maintaining reliability and compliance and avoiding obsolescence remain, yet organizations also face new complexity. Power generators are juggling an additional set of requirements associated with high utilization, daily cycling operation, and the need...
    • 24 Aug 2020

    Ovation Blog: Ovation Users’ Group – Pandemic Challenges and Shift Toward Renewables Drives Digitalized Control and Centralization

    The challenges associated with a shift toward renewables and maintaining business continuity during a global pandemic have resulted in new opportunities that have been a constant topic among attendees at Emerson’s 2020 Ovation Users’ Group Conference . Customers are meeting these challenges with bold ideas and expansive projects focused on digital technologies, centralized operations, secure connectivity, and better...
    • 21 Aug 2020

    Flow Blog: 4 Exciting Enhancements to the Micro Motion F-Series Coriolis Flow and Density Meters

    Over the past year, our Micro Motion F-Series Coriolis Flow Meters have experienced a series of exciting updates. This family of compact, versatile flow meters provides highly accurate mass flow, volume flow, and density measurements in a wide variety of line sizes. At Emerson, we’re dedicated to continuously improving our products to ensure they will always solve our customer’s biggest challenges. With these latest...