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    • 5 Jan 2021

    Analytical Experts Blog: Efficient Single-Phase Vapor Regulation in Gas Chromatograph Applications

    At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Allison Reiter and Ryan Kirchner shared ways to optimize sample conditioning using TESCOM vaporizing regulators. Here is their presentation’s abstract: Achieving superior sample quality by properly conditioning the sample stream upstream of your GC [Gas Chromatograph] After introductions, Allison described what a gas chromatograph (GC) does. It performs separation...
    • 10 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Manifold Valve Positions when Calibrating Multivariable Transmitters

    Emerson’s Michael Flesch shares how multivariable transmitter calibration and manifold valve operation affect the performance of natural gas flow measurement applications at the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series. Here is his presentation abstract: Following a basic manifold valve sequencing procedure when performing regular maintenance on a differential pressure (DP) measurement installation with transmitter...
    • 10 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Integrated Gas Metering Systems

    Gas metering systems are the cash registers for custody transfer between companies. At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Juan Najera shares some best practices in designing and operating these gas metering systems. Here is his presentation abstract: Accurate flow measurement is the key in custody transfer applications. To ensure a reliable measurement in energy transactions, it is required to...
    • 10 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Verification Methods for Coriolis Flow Meters

    Emerson’s Marc Buttler discussed the verification process for Coriolis flow meters using methods such as master meters, proving, lab calibration and secondary verification diagnostics at the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series. Here is his presentation abstract: One of the most valuable features of a Coriolis meter is that, once it has been properly calibrated, the flow measurement accuracy will remain unchanged...
    • 8 Dec 2020

    Analytical Experts Blog: Proven Solutions for pH Measurement

    Measuring pH is one of the great challenges for manufacturers and producers. In an Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series presentation, Emerson’s Andrew Smith and Zach Blum shared their thoughts on proven solutions for tough pH applications. Here is their presentation abstract: Aqueous applications across industries depend on a reliable measurement of pH. Typical applications include reaction control, corrosion prevention...
    • 8 Dec 2020

    Level Blog: Solving Chemical and Petrochemical Level Measurement Challenges

    At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson Phil Lever and Linda Hagerskans shared ways to solve level measurement challenges for chemical and petrochemical producers. Their presentation covered: …three common Level measurement challenges within the Chemical industry, including remote proof-testing of switches, early detection of interface level and reliable level measurement in reactors. We will walk...
    • 8 Dec 2020

    Level Blog: Solids Level Measurement Technologies

    Measuring the level of solids has unique challenges with an uneven surface in many cases. In an Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series presentation, Emerson’s Regina Nemeth and Lovisa Rogestedt discussed: …how the complete Rosemount Solids Level Portfolio , including both continuous and point level detection, meets your process requirements and provides a reliable and safe solution for your applications. Lovisa...
    • 8 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Applications for Ultrasonic Flow Meter Technology

    Daniel 3418 ultrasonic gas meter There are many alternative technologies when it comes to measuring flow. At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Martin Schlebach describes applications where ultrasonic flow measurement is the best choice. Here’s his presentation abstract: The 3418 8-path gas ultrasonic meters offer premium accuracy in the simplest installations. Rigorous compliance testing has...
    • 7 Dec 2020

    Pressure Blog: Single-Use Pressure Transmitter Receives Pharma Innovation Award

    The annual Pharma Innovation Awards , selected by the editors and reviewers of Pharma Manufacturing , recognize leaders in pharmaceutical equipment and technology for the potential value and innovation they bring to the pharma industry. The Rosemount 550PT Pressure Transmitter was among one of these recently awarded technologies, acknowledged for filling the need for instrumentation technology designed specifically for...
    • 3 Dec 2020

    Level Blog: Hygienic Non-Contacting Radar Level Measurement

    At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Felix Johansson and Patricia Borghede introduce the world’s first non-contacting radar level transmitter designed for food & beverage applications. Here is their presentation abstract: To meet the need for highly accurate and reliable level measurement in hygienic applications, Emerson has developed the Rosemount 1408H Level Transmitter, the world’s first non...
    • 3 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Remote Oil and Gas Production Monitoring with Multiphase Flowmeters

    Emerson’s Norberto Ortigoza presents on the Roxar Multiphase Flowmeter for enabling remote monitoring and data-driven decisions at the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series. Here’s his presentation abstract: Roxar Multiphase Flow Meters are equipped with multiple sensors providing numerous outputs that combined with remote access allow to perform diagnostics that can go beyond its original purpose of measuring the...
    • 2 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Coriolis Mass Flow Measurement in Ethylene Pipelines

    A supercritical fluid (SCF) exists: …at a temperature and pressure above its critical point , where distinct liquid and gas phases do not exist, but below the pressure required to compress it into a solid . [2] It can effuse through porous solids like a gas, overcoming the mass transfer limitations that slow liquid transport through such materials. SCF are much superior to gases in their ability to dissolve materials...
    • 1 Dec 2020

    Flow Blog: Reducing Fiscal Metering System Flow Metering Uncertainty

    Emerson’s Karl Stappert presents Smart Meters and Prover Technology Advancements Reduce Uncertainty at the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series. Here’s his presentation abstract: This session will discuss the advantages of applying smart flow metering technologies to reduce the operational uncertainty of a fiscal metering system and advancements in flow prover technology that improves the economics of proving smart...
    • 1 Dec 2020

    Analytical Experts Blog: Reliable and Stable Bioprocessing Single-Use Sensors

    In an Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series presentation, Validating Single-Use Sensor Performance and Integration with Bioreactors, Emerson’s Brandon Haschke highlighted these technologies. Here is the presentation abstract: Single-use technologies are a rapidly growing sector of life sciences manufacturing. These technologies reduce costs in manufacturing and increase a manufacturing facility’s flexibility, allowing...
    • 24 Oct 2020

    Flow Blog: The Industry’s First Certified SIL Capable Quad Vortex Flow Meter

    Safety and risk reduction are both high priorities for operators in the process industry. Not only is it critical to maintain the health and safety of personnel, but past industrial incidents have caused extensive damage to nearby areas, causing harm to residents and the environment. Fortunately, there are avenues available to further the goal of maintaining plant safety and reducing risk. One layer of risk prevention...
    • 22 Oct 2020

    Tank Gauging Blog: Remote and Continuous Floating Roof Monitoring for Storage Terminal Safety Podcast

    Floating roof storage tanks have become an integral part of the storage terminal industry by reducing losses from evaporated, stored product. They also are essential to maintaining environmental compliance, by reducing potential emissions caused by evaporation. However, they can come with their own set of maintenance challenges. Common issues include roofs sinking causing product contamination and weather conditions...
    • 20 Oct 2020

    Flow Blog: Instant Insight and Rapid Response with Your Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter

    Data, data, data. At Emerson, we talk a lot about the importance of data and what it can do for you. As we continue our deeper dives into all the operational benefits of choosing a Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter over a test separator system in unconventional oil, “data insights” is a topic that comes up again and again. When you look at all the data available with this newer, advanced technology, it can be challenging...
    • 30 Sep 2020

    Flow Blog: The Unique Advantages of Vortex Technology in Flow Meters

    Advances in flow metering technology mean more options for a broad spectrum of processes and flows. One such specialized technology is the vortex flow meter, an innovative flow measurement device capable of handling liquids, gases, steam, and corrosive applications. A large variety of industries can benefit from vortex technology . It is well-suited for any application where clogging or leaks occur, steam measurement...
    • 30 Sep 2020

    Flow Blog: The Unique Advantages of Vortex Technology in Flow Meters

    Advances in flow metering technology mean more options for a broad spectrum of processes and flows. One such specialized technology is the vortex flow meter, an innovative flow measurement device capable of handling liquids, gases, steam, and corrosive applications. A large variety of industries can benefit from vortex technology . It is well-suited for any application where clogging or leaks occur, steam measurement...
    • 23 Sep 2020

    Temperature Blog: Solve 6 Leading Pressure and Temperature Measurement Issues Using Advanced Instrumentation

    Many professionals working in manufacturing plants are confronted with obstacles every day caused by outdated instrumentation technologies and practices, which can hinder operational efficiency. Fortunately, advanced pressure and temperature instrumentation can optimize plant performance and enhance safety through improved preventative maintenance, installation cost savings, increased measurement accuracy, and actionable...
    • 23 Sep 2020

    Pressure Blog: Solve 6 Leading Pressure and Temperature Measurement Issues Using Advanced Instrumentation

    Many professionals working in manufacturing plants are confronted with obstacles every day caused by outdated instrumentation technologies and practices, which can hinder operational efficiency. Fortunately, advanced pressure and temperature instrumentation can optimize plant performance and enhance safety through improved preventative maintenance, installation cost savings, increased measurement accuracy, and actionable...
    • 22 Sep 2020

    Flow Blog: Driving Safety Improvements through Flow Measurement Advancements

    In the oil & gas upstream, midstream and downstream industries, flow measurement is critical for accurate fiscal and custody transfer accounting. But what about their use to make these processes safer? In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Leveraging modern flow technologies to improve safety in refineries , Emerson’s Meha Jha and Julie Valentine describe how advancements in these flow measurements, “…enhance safety...
    • 17 Sep 2020

    Flow Blog: Proving Coriolis Flow Measurement for Wellhead Produced Liquids

    Emerson’s Justin Hollingsworth shared a story of a Bakken shale region oil & gas producer test on the viability of using Coriolis flow meter technology at the wellhead to measure produced liquids. The Flow Control article, Wellhead flowmeter pilot test on the Bakken Formation , highlights the rigorous testing process to prove the robustness and accuracy of this technology for this challenging measurement application...
    • 2 Sep 2020

    Pressure Blog: The Latest Advancement in Instrument Manifold Technology

    Instrument manifolds play an important role in efficient plant operation because of their ability to shut-off or equalize pressure. But traditional manifolds are often plagued with reliability issues that can make them difficult to operate, pose potential safety risks, or degrade in quality over time. Emerson has redesigned the traditional manifold with the user in mind. Available in both Coplanar and in-line styles...
    • 2 Sep 2020

    Level 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...