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    • 15 Oct 2018

    Emerson Educational Services Reviews

    Emerson Training Courses: What Others are Saying Over the past few weeks we’ve talked about the great classes and hands-on training Emerson offers to our customers. Today, we’d like to share some of the feedback we have received from people who have... Read the full text.
    • 15 Oct 2018

    Better Data, Better Beer

    At the recent Emerson Exchange conference in San Antonio, Emerson’s Laura Chemler developed a presentation with a Chief Technology Officer at a brewing company to present how data from flow meters helped produce the highest quality beer. This CTO is obsessed with data—collecting data, observing trends in the data, figuring out what the data can tell besides pressure or temperature in tanks. Laura presented this...
    • 4 Oct 2018

    Selecting the Right Flowmeter

    Selecting the right flowmeter is an expert panel session at the 2018 Emerson Exchange conference. The panel included Emerson’s Trever Ball , Karl Stappert , Dan Hackett , Jeff Foster , and Steve Ifft . Types of flow measurement devices in the panel discussion include magnetic flowmeters, Coriolis, Ultrasonic, Vortex, Turbine and differential pressure (DP) flow. Trever described how magnetic flowmeters are known for...
    • 4 Oct 2018

    Step-by-Step Sign Up for Training Classes

    Emerson Educational Services Once you have chosen the classes you’d like to sign up for, as we showed you in our previous blog post on Emerson Educational Services, you can sign up using the following steps: Go to the MYCONNECT website... Read the full text.
    • 3 Oct 2018

    US Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal Measurement Regulatory Updates

    Emerson’s Marc Buttler joined two oil & gas professionals in a 2018 Emerson Exchange conference presentation, US Onshore Regulatory Compliance & Measurement Standards Update. Their abstract: Regulatory compliance, perfect execution, cost of ownership, and industry acceptance are important topics to upstream and midstream operators in the United States. The development and implementation of new technology has led...
    • 26 Sep 2018

    Which Training is Best for You?

    Choosing Your Flow Measurement Training Now that you know Emerson offers education and training along with its world-class products, including courses focused on Coriolis , Magnetic , Vortex and Ultrasonic Flow Meters , how can you find the one that... Read the full text.
    • 26 Sep 2018

    Understanding Compact Density Meter Operation

    Density and concentration measurements are important in many applications in industries such as food & beverage, life sciences, oil & gas and chemicals to name a few. A density meter performs this measurement. This educational 4-minute YouTube video, Compact Density Meter Overview describes how density, temperature and concentration are directly measured. It explains the calibration process and some applications where...
    • 19 Sep 2018

    Educational Services and Trainings at Emerson

    Emerson Training is Here to Improve Your Workforce Emerson strives to offer world class products and we want to make sure you have all the skills you need to make best use of those products. Improve your workforce with a full range of training options... Read the full text.
    • 27 Aug 2018

    DP Measurement Technologies for Challenging Refinery Applications

    The energy derived from crude oil has powered the advancement of civilizations across the globe. Getting this energy into usable forms such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuel is the work refineries must do safely, reliably and efficiently every day. In a Hydrocarbon Processing article, Adapting instrumentation to the needs of refineries , Emerson’s Douglas Carlson and Dan Cychosz describe the challenging applications...
    • 14 Aug 2018

    Coriolis Flow Meters: Achieve Dependable Performance from Your Mass Flow Meter

    Coriolis Flow Meter Expertise To ensure that your Coriolis flow meter keeps functioning within optimal parameters and maintains accurate flow rate measurement we’ve gathered some best practice tips based on our years of experience as well as input... Read the full text.
    • 30 Jul 2018

    Magnetic Flow Meter Use, Set up & Maintenance Tips

    Magnetic Flow Meter Expertise To ensure that your magnetic flow meter , also known as an electromagnetic flow meter, keeps functioning within optimal parameters we’ve gathered some best practice tips based on our years of experience as well as input... Read the full text.
    • 17 Jul 2018

    LNG Custody Transfer Calibration and Measurement

    In many parts of the world, technologies to open shale formations for oil and gas production have yielded vast quantities of natural gas. The liquefaction process makes it practical to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) across the globe. In a SmartBrief article, Emerson’s Buttler outlines the importance of calibration and measurement in growth of LNG market , Emerson’s Marc Buttler discussed the requirements for precise...
    • 21 Jun 2018

    Flow Measurement Product Selection Made Easy

    Simplifying Your Search for Flow Measurement Devices In a previous blog , we talked about making your job easier with our easy-to-use digital tools that support the flow meter selection process. Now, we’d like to introduce you to our product catalog... Read the full text.
    • 18 Jun 2018

    Reducing Lost and Unaccounted-for Gas with Coriolis Flow Measurement

    Every three years, the World Gas Conference convenes. It is : …the most important global gas industry gathering of influential leaders, policy-makers, buyers, sellers and experts. Emerson’s Marc Buttler will present at this year’s conference, June 25-29 in Washington DC. His presentation, Calibration Options for Coriolis Meters in Natural Gas Measurement, will discuss how: Coriolis meters are creating...
    • 12 Jun 2018

    Navigating the Sensor Selection Process for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)

    Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) in Plant Operations Few would dispute the importance of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) in plant operations today. They are the vital last layer of prevention behind the control system – protecting the integrity... Read the full text.
    • 10 May 2018

    Multipoint Piecewise Linearization for Coriolis Flow Meters

    Yesterday, we looked at calibration of Coriolis mass flow meters in natural gas applications and mentioned piecewise linearization (PWL), but did not delve into it. Let’s do with today’s post. I found a presentation by Emerson’s Tonya Wyatt , Fine Tuning Coriolis Flow Meter Calibrations Utilizing Piece-Wise Linearization . The PWL calibration method basically looks at the flow rate at points over its operating range...
    • 9 May 2018

    Coriolis Mass Flow Measurement and Calibration in Natural Gas Applications

    In this 27-minute YouTube presentation video, Custody Transfer Measurement and Calibration Round Robin Testing for Natural Gas with Coriolis Meter , Emerson’s Marc Buttler explains Coriolis meter calibration process and Piece Wise Linearization (PWL). His discussion includes Coriolis meter principles of operations, AGA Report No. 11— Measurement of Natural Gas by Coriolis Meter , conversion of mass to gas standard volume...
    • 26 Apr 2018

    Flow Measurement Analytics in Action!

    Flow Measurement Accuracy and Flow Meter Integrity Over the last few weeks in a series of blogs, we have featured the unique capabilities of Micro Motion’s Smart Meter Verification (SMV) diagnostics and its’ impact across plants in the food & beverage... Read the full text.
    • 20 Apr 2018

    Applying Density Meters in Liquid Hydrocarbon Measurement

    We often discuss aspects of some of the basic measurements in process control—flow, temperature, pressure, level, etc. Some other very important measurements in applications such as custody transfer, liquid interface detection, blending, separating, evaporating and product change—are density and viscosity—due to the changing composition of hydrocarbon liquids. In a whitepaper, Application of Density Meters to Liquid...
    • 16 Apr 2018

    Addressing the Elephant in the Plant: Is IIoT Slowing You Down?

    IIoT and Plant Operations Today There’s no doubt that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is already realizing benefits and providing huge future potential for plant operators today. Industry analysts, IDC predict that the IIoT market will grow... Read the full text.
    • 30 Mar 2018

    It’s Time to See Flow Meters Reach Their Full Potential!

    Mass Flow Measurement & Diagnostics Today When it comes to flow meters, process engineers have historically tended to focus on the instruments, and the mass flow and density measurements they generate. Yet are they are missing a trick? Could they... Read the full text.
    • 29 Mar 2018

    Optimizing Wort Sugar Concentration in Craft Beer Brewing

    In the U.S, a craft brewer or beer-maker, is defined as small, independent and traditional. A Fortune article highlighted the growth in craft brewing in the United States: As of the end of 2017, there were 6,266 craft breweries operating in the U.S., more than double the total from 2013—and a 16% increase from 2016. Just under 1,000 opened in 2017 alone (with 126 going out of business). This increasing competition...
    • 29 Mar 2018

    Optimizing Wort Sugar Concentration in Craft Beer Brewing

    In the U.S, a craft brewer or beer-maker, is defined as small, independent and traditional. A Fortune article highlighted the growth in craft brewing in the United States: As of the end of 2017, there were 6,266 craft breweries operating in the U.S., more than double the total from 2013—and a 16% increase from 2016. Just under 1,000 opened in 2017 alone (with 126 going out of business). This increasing competition...
    • 23 Mar 2018

    How Smart Meter Technology Makes the Life of a Plant Maintenance Manager Easier

    Flow Meter Maintenance Today It’s not surprising that today’s plant maintenance managers might be prone to the odd sleepless night! While Coriolis meters have more than demonstrated their ability to deliver accurate measurements in demanding process... Read the full text.
    • 14 Mar 2018

    Keeping on Top of Your Compliance Requirements

    When it comes to regulations in the process industries related to health, safety, the environment and operations, you could be forgiven for thinking that you’re up against something of a moving target. From food & beverages and the Food & Drug Administration... Read the full text.