• 12 Jan 2021

    Machine Safety Solutions

    At the Emerson Exchange America’s Virtual Series, Emerson’s Jeff Welker discussed products and solutions for machine safety. Here is his presentation abstract: Machine Safety is demanded by international machine directives, guidelines and...
    • 12 Jan 2021

    Electropneumatic Proportional Control Solutions

    At the Emerson Exchange America’s Virtual Series, Emerson’s Tom Voth demonstrated electropneumatic proportional solutions used for automating machines. Here is his presentation abstract: Emerson excels at providing electropneumatic proportional...
    • 12 Jan 2021

    Fluid Control for Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

    At the Emerson Exchange America’s Virtual Series, Emerson’s William Riggieri and Alicia Spaulding discussed fluid control solutions for ultra-low temperature freezers, something critical for the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain. Here is their...
    • 12 Jan 2021

    Pick and Pack Machine Control

    At the Emerson Exchange America’s Virtual Series, Emerson’s Adam Gibson discussed control of pick and place machines. Here is his presentation abstract: Machine Safety is a key aspect in today’s Industrial Environment. This Pick and Place...
    • 8 Jan 2021

    Improving Test Bench Performance

    At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Erica Brackman shared ways to improve test bench performance using TESCOM ER5000 series electropneumatic actuator . Here is her presentation’s abstract: Burst and proof testing are...
    • 6 Jan 2021

    Marine Technology Helps Claim Competitive Commercial Fishing Victory

    So what do competitive commercial fishing, a cable TV series and automation technology have to do with each other? A MarineLink article, Out-casting and Outlasting the Competition , answers this question. The National Geographic TV series, Wicked Tuna...
    • 5 Jan 2021

    Motion Control Technology Considerations

    At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Alec Grainger , Chris Noble and Ajay Rana teamed up to share how to choose the right motion technology—servo vs. variable frequency drive vs. pneumatics. Here is their presentation’s abstract...
    • 12 Nov 2020

    Changing Problem-Solving Ways

    Much of the problem solving that occurs in the manufacturing world involves face-to-face interactions between the facility engineering staff and experts from their suppliers. COVID-19 has disrupted this in a large way and forced a greater reliance on...
    • 5 Nov 2020

    Medical Device Precise Pressure and Flow Control

    Many medical devices require precise pressures and flow rates. One example application is for ventilators—something that we all became very familiar with in this COVID pandemic era., In a Medical Product Outsourcing article, Proportional Valves in Medical...
    • 2 Nov 2020

    IIoT Monitoring for Packaging Machine Efficiency and Reliability

    In the hybrid and discrete manufacturing industries, pneumatic power drives the packaging machines in the operations. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has enabled more continuous monitoring to improve energy efficiency & reliability and reduce...
    • 7 Oct 2020

    Pneumatic Devices to Improve Dairy Processing

    A common way we meet our dietary requirements for calcium is to consume dairy products. As consumer demand has changed, there are more options than ever for milk and milk substitutes as well as a wider availability of packaging shapes and sizes. In a...
    • 5 Oct 2020

    Innovations in Fuel Shutoff Valves

    Widely used boilers in industrial applications require safety shutdown technology to bring them to a safe state in abnormal conditions. Fuel line lines require safety shutdown valves to stop the flow of combustion fuel. In a Today’s Boiler article, ...
    • 30 Sep 2020

    Train Pneumatic Control and Actuation Technologies

    Whether you’ve ridden a modern passenger train recently or not, you might be amazed at all the automation technology that goes into it. This video, Emerson Railway Technology – AVENTICS pneumatic components in use , shares examples of the many pneumatic...
    • 23 Sep 2020

    IIoT Sensors in Pneumatics

    Pneumatic technology is widely used in discrete and hybrid manufacturing processes for the machinery used in production and packaging. In a Pneumatic Tips article, Pneumatics: the go-to for food and beverage processing , Emerson’s Amit Patil describes...
    • 8 Jul 2020

    Improving Legacy Packaging Machine Controls

    The hybrid and discrete manufacturing industries often contain packaging lines for the finished products. Some of this machinery has been in operation for a very long time and does not include modern sensors, controls and analytics to make it run as safely...
    • 1 Jul 2020

    Increasing Commercial Fishing Competitiveness

    I confess that I’ve never seen the TV series on the National Geographic channel, Wicked Tuna . But after reading a Marine News article, Reeling in the Benefits of Upgraded Boat Controls , I am now intrigued to give it a try. The series features commercial...
    • 12 May 2020

    Palletizer Health Continuous Monitoring

    In an earlier post, Optimizing Food and Beverage Machinery Performance , we shared how sensors combined with advanced analytics could keep packaging lines operating more safely, reliably and efficiently. In this post, Emerson’s Chris Noble gives...
    • 28 Apr 2020

    Brewing Process Performance Improvements

    I think what we all need before slowing emerging from COVID-19 Coronavirus lockdowns across the globe is a good story about improving brewing perfomance. In a Craft Brewing Business article...
    • 6 Apr 2020

    IIoT Sensors and Analytics for Machine Safety

    Jeff Welker Enrico De Carolis Machine safety is paramount in discrete and hybrid manufacturing operations. What role can the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) play in improving safe operations? In a Plant Engineering article, Pneumatic safety technology...
    • 6 Jan 2020

    Exercising Solenoid Valves in Safety Applications

    Joe McHugh Valves used in safety applications tend to stay in opened or closed positions for very long, time intervals. As Emerson’s Joe McHugh explained in a Plant Engineering article, Double up on solenoid safety : …all valves experience stiction...
    • 6 Jan 2020

    Exercising Solenoid Valves in Safety Applications

    Joe McHugh Valves used in safety applications tend to stay in opened or closed positions for very long, time intervals. As Emerson’s Joe McHugh explained in a Plant Engineering article, Double up on solenoid safety : …all valves experience stiction...
    • 9 Oct 2019

    Biomanufacturing Fluidic System Single-Use Technologies

    Mukta Sharma As medicines and therapies become more specialized for individuals, the requirements of biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes are dramatically changing, especially in the transition from large-scale to single-use production processes...
    • 9 Oct 2019

    Biomanufacturing Fluidic System Single-Use Technologies

    Mukta Sharma As medicines and therapies become more specialized for individuals, the requirements of biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes are dramatically changing, especially in the transition from large-scale to single-use production processes...
    • 16 Aug 2019

    Rapid Exhaust Pneumatic Valves for Safer Machine Operations

    Despite advancing automation, operators in many of the hybrid and discrete manufacturing industries must interact with the machinery and avoid getting injured. In a Hydraulics & Pneumatics magazine post, Reliable Pneumatics Ensure Safe Machines , Emerson...
    • 16 Aug 2019

    Rapid Exhaust Pneumatic Valves for Safer Machine Operations

    Despite advancing automation, operators in many of the hybrid and discrete manufacturing industries must interact with the machinery and avoid getting injured. In a Hydraulics & Pneumatics magazine post, Reliable Pneumatics Ensure Safe Machines , Emerson...