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  • Analytical Experts Blog: Quality Assurance of Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems

    Industrial plants are required to comply with air quality environmental regulations, which can take many forms depending on the application and pollutants involved. Regulatory bodies, such as the Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and the Council on Industrial Emissions ( the Industrial Emissions Directive or IED ), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), require continuous measurement of the…
  • Level Blog: Emerson’s Solids Level Measurement Solutions Help Lime Plant Operate Safer and More Efficiently

    Advanced automation technology from Emerson is helping to solve a range of solids level measurement challenges at a large lime processing plant in the US. The need to reduce costs and increase operational efficiency is driving greater adoption of automation technology. For producers of lime, limestone and clay products, automation is key to continuous production. However, due to the processes involved and the nature…
  • Flow Blog: Detect and Correct Delivers an Extra Layer of Dependability for the Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter

    Constant innovation is required to meet the needs of an evolving industry. That is why we have engineered our multiphase flow meters to be on the cutting edge of flow measurement technology. That’s also why we are always working on updating and improving our software capabilities. Roxar Rapid Adaptive Measurement for the Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter is our latest breakthrough technology to tackle the most demanding…
  • Level Blog: Remote Proof-Testing of Level Measurement Devices Supports Safer Tank Operations

    Storage tanks containing hazardous materials require safety instrumented systems (SIS) to prevent overfills. Digital technology in the latest level measurement devices used in SIS enables them to be proof-tested remotely, which provides significant advantages. The consequences of a safety incident such as an overfill can be catastrophic at industrial facilities where tanks contain hazardous, flammable or explosive materials…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Remote Proof-Testing of Level Measurement Devices Supports Safer Tank Operations

    Storage tanks containing hazardous materials require safety instrumented systems (SIS) to prevent overfills. Digital technology in the latest level measurement devices used in SIS enables them to be proof-tested remotely, which provides significant advantages. The consequences of a safety incident such as an overfill can be catastrophic at industrial facilities where tanks contain hazardous, flammable or explosive materials…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Precision is Key in LNG Full Containment Tanks-Part 2

    Figure 1: A view of the Inventory Data for Full containment Tanks within Rosemount TankMaster inventory management software package In this second blog post, we will outline the types of tanks applied to LNG tanks, Emerson’s latest in-house powerful Inventory Management Software for Full Containment Tanks Storing LNG and Liquefied Gases and finally the safety features deliberations LNG Full Containment Tanks. Emerson…
  • Analytical Experts Blog: Single-use pH Sensors in Biopharmaceutical Applications

    As medicines and therapies become more specialized and targeted, the need for single-use measurement technology grows for biopharmaceutical manufacturers. Emerson’s Ben Arriola along with Jinbo Hu teamed up to share more about this trend in a BioProcess International special report, Design and Performance of a New Single-Use pH Sensor with Long Shelf Life and High Stability . In Ben’s article, Introducing the Next-Generation…
  • Pressure Blog: Why Your Process Needs Better Manifolds Now

    Achieve consistently accurate pressure readings; rely on pressure transmitter damage prevention In the current economy, it’s likely you’re reaching for new ways to realize better process results. The issue is, yesterday’s “better” may not meet today’s rising standards for many chemical, upstream oil and gas, and food and beverage applications. These days, the margins for error are shrinking while production demand is…
  • Flow Blog: Electromagnetic Flow Technology Installation Specifications for Rosemount Magnetic Flow Meters

    Electromagnetic flow technology is continuously evolving, and Emerson hopes to provide transparency and understanding to installation requirements and why they matter to a user. There has been a lot of buzz lately about zero diameter (0D) inlet/outlet installations which means there is no straight run before or after the electromagnetic flow meter. Our users want to know more about this type of installation and its impact…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Why Radar Technology for Tank Gauging

    “Safety is more important than cost. We can now perform real-time monitoring of the floating roofs from the control room.” Vice General Manager, ZPG Many terminals and tank farms struggle because they use outdated equipment resulting in unreliable operations, inefficient routines, and high operational costs. Emerson’s three generations of Tank Gauging Technology Figure 1: A Rosemount 5900S Radar Gauge Installed…
  • Flow Blog: Automation Capabilities in the Roxar™︎ 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter: Advanced Pressure, Volume, and Temperature (PVT) Calculation

    While advancements in software technologies can seem deceptively simple, they play a significant role in shaping the future of the industry. Digitalization may feel like a buzzword these days, but as automation and remote technologies are embraced by more producers, employing advanced features and capabilities will be necessary to stay ahead of the curve. We have been covering the latest in our profile of oil and gas…
  • Analytical Experts Blog: Improving Analysis of Natural Gas Composition and Sulfur Content

    The natural gas industry is required to maintain specific standards for gas quality and composition. These standards are in place to ensure better operational efficiencies throughout the natural gas value chain. Limits on a range of gas quality specifications help protect the integrity of pipelines to ensure reliable gas transportation. They also ensure the reliable performance of end-use equipment as gas-fired equipment…
  • Level Blog: Solving Level Measurement Challenges for Chemical and Petrochemical Plants

    According to OSHA, the chemical industry has one of the most stringent safety regulations. Regular inspections, servicing, and maintenance work are required due to the intense stress that is often placed on the equipment because of the exposure to very aggressive substances and extreme high temperatures and pressures. Depending on the size and type of plants and operations concerned, maintenance often involves a complete…
  • Level Blog: Precision is Key in LNG Full Containment Tanks-Part 1

    In this two-part blog post, we will be discussing the factors that need careful consideration before undertaking any form of level measurement in the highly specialized area of LNG Full Containment Tanks. In this first part, we will briefly discuss the evolution of the technology for level measurement, the requirements of Full Containment storage tanks, challenges we expect to face, the outmoded technologies and the…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Precision is Key in LNG Full Containment Tanks-Part 1

    In this two-part blog post, we will be discussing the factors that need careful consideration before undertaking any form of level measurement in the highly specialized area of LNG Full Containment Tanks. In this first part, we will briefly discuss the evolution of the technology for level measurement, the requirements of Full Containment storage tanks, challenges we expect to face, the outmoded technologies and the…
  • Analytical Experts Blog: Monitoring Flare Gas Net Heating Value with Gas Chromatographs

    Emerson’s Jamie Marsden presented on the subject of gas chromatographs (GCs) for flare regulations 40 CFR Part 63 at the 4C Heath, Safety & Environmental conference. Here is his presentation abstract: Gas Chromatograph Fast BTU Flare measurement and control – Application spotlight to discuss EPA ruling 40-CFR-63 BTU measurement in Flares, and CEMS VOC Measurement. – Discussion on VOC measurement for Vinyl Chloride …
  • Analytical Experts Blog: Wireless Toxic Gas Sensors

    Emerson’s Jesse Sumstad presented A New Way to Measure Toxic Gases with Wireless and IIoT at the 4C Health, Safety & Environmental conference. Here is his presentation abstract: The new way to monitor for toxic gases, the challenges behind traditional monitoring methods, and the benefits of using wireless technologies. Understand the high level of wireless gas monitoring solution and see the value to your plant and…
  • Flow Blog: Electromagnetic Flow technology Installation Specifications

    Electromagnetic flow technology is continuously evolving, and Emerson hopes to provide transparency and understanding to installation requirements and why they matter to a user. There has been a lot of buzz lately about zero diameter (0D) inlet/outlet installations which means there is no straight run before or after the electromagnetic flow meter. Our users want to know more about this type of installation and its impact…
  • Flow Blog: Environmental Reporting Validation and Understanding Uncertainty

    At the 4C Health, Safety & Environmental conference , Emerson’s Meha Jha presented Validating the Data and Understanding the Uncertainty for Environmental Reporting. Here is her presentation abstract: New sustainability programs are driving increased focus on environmental reporting requirements. We are going to discuss reporting challenges and measurement issues related to Green Diesel production, Energy & Emissions…
  • Flow Blog: Minimizing VOCs During Tank Dewatering Operations

    Emerson’s Warren Merriman presented Minimizing VOC Emissions During Tank De-Watering at the 4C Health, Safety & Environmental conference. Here is his presentation abstract: Over time, water separates and collects in tanks and needs to be removed. Manual or other methods of controlling the water draw-off can result in excessive hydrocarbon product in the discharge to the sewer system. This session will review a unique…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Meeting the measurement challenges presented by LNG

    Level and temperature measurement technology plays a key role in modern liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank gauging systems. In a Control Engineering Europe article, ‘ Increasing safety and optimizing tank usage at LNG terminals ’, Victoria Lund Mattsson, a solutions engineer with Emerson’s tank gauging business, explains how modern tank gauging systems not only provide accurate and reliable level and temperature measurements…
  • Flow Blog: Episodio5: Introducción a la medición DPFlow y sus diferentes aplicaciones | Tecnologías de Flujo o Caudal

    El experto en Instrumentación de Medición y Analítica, Mauricio Pulido nos guiará sobre las generalidades en la medición DPFlow o de presión diferencial. Conoceremos sobre los desafíos más comunes que presentan este tipo de mediciones, así como las soluciones que Emerson ofrece a las industrias en la optimización de procesos. Este es el cuarto episodio de la serie: Tecnologías de Flujo o Caudal. Suscríbete hoy para…
  • Level Blog: Reliable Level Measurement for Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

    At semiconductor fabrication plants and foundries across the world, Emerson’s level Instruments have gained their reputation and trust to deliver accurate and reliable level measurement. The technologies required in the semiconductor industry are some of the most dynamic, sophisticated, and competitive. As the industry continues to grow, so does the demand for ultra-pure gases, wet chemicals, dry solids, and bulk storage…
  • Level Blog: Reliable Level Measurement for Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

    At semiconductor fabrication plants and foundries across the world, Emerson’s level Instruments have gained their reputation and trust to deliver accurate and reliable level measurement. The technologies required in the semiconductor industry are some of the most dynamic, sophisticated, and competitive. As the industry continues to grow, so does the demand for ultra-pure gases, wet chemicals, dry solids, and bulk storage…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Giving More People Instant Access to Critical Tank Data via Mobile Devices

    Mobile software solutions are now enabling a broader range of job functions to gain immediate, secure access to up-to-date tank data. Being able to instantly access up-to-date critical tank data is vital for many stakeholders in the tank storage and terminals industry. This includes operations and maintenance workers, finance departments, management and corporate level personnel, as well as suppliers, customers, traders…