Product Blogs
    • 30 Jul 2019

    Ovation Blog: Ovation Digital Twin Technology-Embedded Simulation Update

    Some key ways simulation technology is used by manufacturers and producers for training, optimizing operating procedures and engineering to evaluate ways to improve overall performance. In a 2019 Ovation Users’ Group Conference presentation, Ovation Digital Twin Technology – Embedded Simulation Update & New Applications, Emerson’s James Thompson and Shen Zhang provides an overview of Digital Twin technology, how it integrates...
    • 30 Jul 2019

    Ovation Blog: The Industrial Cyber Threat Landscape

    At the 2019 Ovation Users’ Group conference, Dragos CEO Robert M. Lee provided an update on the cyber threats facing manufacturers and producers. Emerson and Dragos yesterday announced an agreement, Emerson Selects Dragos to Collaborate on Cybersecurity Protection for Power and Water Industries . The news: Emerson and Dragos, Inc., developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cybersecurity asset detection, threat...
    • 29 Jul 2019

    Ovation Blog: Heat Recovery Steam Generator Purge Credit Success

    At the 2019 Ovation Users’ Group Conference , a U.S. power producer shared their story about shrinking down to a 17-minute purge on their combustion turbine (CT) startup. A heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) purge removes combustible levels of fuel mixtures prior to startup. A purge credit allows credit for a prior purge for the next startup with a normal shutdown occurs or modified fuel systems for both CT and duct...
    • 25 Jul 2019

    Asset Management Blog: IIoT-Based Condition Monitoring

    Shane Hale Justifying projects to improve reliable operations can be difficult. Projects driving increased revenue are often prioritized over those that reduce costs. In a Chemical Processing article, Build An Effective Condition-Monitoring Program , Emerson’s Shane Hale shares his thoughts on the economics of increased reliability, where to look for improvements, specifics on how to apply Industrial Internet of...
    • 24 Jul 2019

    Fluid Control & Pneumatics Blog: Combustion Safety Valve Considerations

    Shaista Mallik Process manufacturers who required heating as part of the process may have several different types of industrial heating equipment. These may include boilers, dryers, furnaces, heaters, ovens, dehydrators and more. The use and upkeep of...
    • 23 Jul 2019

    Pressure Blog: Fundamentals of Temperature and Pressure Management

    A great source for fundamentals in process automation is the International Society of Automation (ISA) ‘s InTech Focus electronic periodical. This series of electronic magazines : …focuses on the fundamentals of essential automation components, such as instrumentation, final control elements, networks, drives, and more. Readers will learn how to choose them, apply them, calibrate them, and optimize their contribution...
    • 23 Jul 2019

    Temperature Blog: Fundamentals of Temperature and Pressure Management

    A great source for fundamentals in process automation is the International Society of Automation (ISA) ‘s InTech Focus electronic periodical. This series of electronic magazines : …focuses on the fundamentals of essential automation components, such as instrumentation, final control elements, networks, drives, and more. Readers will learn how to choose them, apply them, calibrate them, and optimize their contribution...
    • 22 Jul 2019

    Flow Blog: Characterizing and Configuring Micro Motion 4200 Mass Flow and Density Meters

    Let’s start the week with a nice “how to” video, Characterize and Configure a Coriolis Meter using the 4200 2-Wire Loop Powered Transmitter Display . It’s a in depth, 10:18 YouTube video showing how to: Check the flow meter status Turn on the optional display backlight Check and acknowledge alerts Rotate the display Characterize the flow meter Configure process measurement units Configure the outputs...
    • 22 Jul 2019

    Flow Blog: Characterizing and Configuring Micro Motion 4200 Mass Flow and Density Meters

    Let’s start the week with a nice “how to” video, Characterize and Configure a Coriolis Meter using the 4200 2-Wire Loop Powered Transmitter Display . It’s a in depth, 10:18 YouTube video showing how to: Check the flow meter status Turn on the optional display backlight Check and acknowledge alerts Rotate the display Characterize the flow meter Configure process measurement units Configure the outputs...
    • 18 Jul 2019

    Valves Blog: Globe Valve Basics

    If you’re new to the process industries and have responsibilities including a safe, reliable and efficient production process, then you likely need to understand how control valves work. And, one of the best sources for learning is the Control Valve Handbook . For instance, if you need to learn about globe valves, section 3.1.1 of the handbook includes information on single-port valve bodies, post- and port-guided...