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  • Level Blog: Why radar gauges are a better choice than servo technology for liquefied gas applications

    In tank gauging systems for cryogenic vessels that contain liquefied gases such as LNG and LPG, reliable level measurement is vital for inventory management and custody transfer purposes, and to prevent overfills. Servo gauges have often been used to perform level measurement in these applications. However, in a Tank Storage magazine article, ‘ The right level measurement for liquefied gas ’, Johan Sandberg, business…
  • Tank Gauging Blog: Why Radar Gauges are a Better Choice than Servo Technology for Liquefied Gas Applications

    Johan Sandberg Business Development Manager, Rosemount Tank Gauging, Asia Pacific In tank gauging systems for cryogenic vessels that contain liquefied gases such as LNG and LPG, reliable level measurement is vital for inventory management and custody transfer purposes, and to prevent overfills. Servo gauges have often been used to perform level measurement in these applications. However, in a Tank Storage magazine article…
  • Flow Blog: Layer Prevention in Multiphase Metering: Exciting New Tactics in the Battle Against Buildup

    Our dedication to continuous innovation has led us down some very interesting paths here at Emerson. Research into better and better solutions keeps our technology evolving, always staying ahead of the curve. Our latest discoveries are the result of asking ourselves, “What else can we do to help prevent layer buildup in our Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meters?” The accumulation of paraffin wax and scale layers has always…
  • Pressure Blog: Hygienic Pressure Measurement for Pharmaceutical and Bioprocess Applications

    The tolerance for pharmaceutical and bioprocess manufacturing variations is relatively small to meet the quality requirements of finished medicines and therapeutics. In a Process Instrumentation article, How to ensure reliable pressure transmitter measurement in pharmaceutical applications , Emerson’s Brandon Haschke shares how “Advanced hygienic pressure transmitters can reduce downtime and operating costs thanks to…
  • Flow Blog: Data and Digitalization in the Field for Downhole Sustainability

    In our sustainability series, we’ve been talking about how Roxar instrumentation helps our customers meet their sustainability goals. So far, we’ve dug deeper into how our Multiphase Flow Metering technology makes it easier for operators to reduce their carbon footprint, and our last post covered how the Roxar Subsea Wetgas Meter helps lessen the environmental impact of subsea natural gas production. In today’s article…
  • Analytical Experts Blog: How High-Temperature Tolerant Flue Gas Analyzers Simplify Continuous Emissions Monitoring

    In a Chemical Processing article , David and Katherine look at how new gas analyzer technologies optimize emissions monitoring in chemical plants and refineries. It is difficult to find a process industry application that doesn’t burn some kind of fuel to generate heat. And where there’s combustion, environmental regulators won’t be far behind because industrial-scale fired heaters, boilers, and other processes invariably…
  • Analytical Experts Blog: Achieve Speed and Accuracy in Food & Beverage Packaging Leak Detection

    In a Food Engineering article , Emerson’s Jason Mitchell looks at the importance of detecting packaging leaks in food and beverage operations. Ensuring the seal integrity of food & beverage packaged goods is critical to product quality control and mitigation of product recalls and returns. Quality problems can subject companies to additional costs and regulations, as well as damage to their reputation. However, traditional…
  • Flow Blog: The Roxar Subsea Wetgas Meter Supporting Sustainability

    Natural gas plays a significant role in the global shift toward net zero emissions. Since 2010, switching from coal to natural gas has saved 500 million metric tons of CO 2 , and billions of people rely on it for heat and power around the world. Because natural gas is a lower carbon alternative, many believe it will play a part in our global transition to more renewable energy sources. Much of our natural gas…
  • Flow Blog: Rosemount IO-Link Technology Portfolio – Quick and effortless installation of sensors

    IO-Link has been hailed as the biggest revolution since the invention of the programmable logic controller. Emerson offers numerous accessories to support IO-Link installations, such as IO-Link enabled level and temperature transmitters, IO-Link software, IO-Link masters, IO-Link USB communicators, and supporting cables. IO-Link Communication Protocol – What is it? IO-Link is a powerful communication protocol based…
  • Level Blog: Rosemount IO-Link Technology Portfolio – Quick and effortless installation of sensors

    IO-Link has been hailed as the biggest revolution since the invention of the programmable logic controller. Emerson offers numerous accessories to support IO-Link installations, such as IO-Link enabled level and temperature transmitters, IO-Link software, IO-Link masters, IO-Link USB communicators, and supporting cables. IO-Link Communication Protocol – What is it? IO-Link is a powerful communication protocol based…
  • Flow Blog: Smart Way for Mining Operations to Automate–Think at the Edge

    Like so many industries, mining and metals enterprises are going through huge changes. I recently connected with Emerson’s Thishen Naidoo , a heavy industries marketing leader for the machine automation solutions portfolio. Here is our exchange of his interesting and problem-solving take on the current state of mining. Jim: Thishen, what would you say are the driving issues in mining today? Thishen: Mining, like all…
  • Flow Blog: Renewable Diesel 101

    Emerson’s Meha Jha presented Renewable Diesel 101 for HSE Personnel at the 2022 4C HSE conference . She opened with an overview of the biofuels market. Regulatory Initiatives globally encourage using alternative fuel sources that are cleaner burning versus traditional petroleum-based fuels. Biofuels compete directly with petroleum-based products, including gasoline and diesel, increasingly with new technologies including…
  • Flow Blog: Digitally Transform Corrosion Monitoring in Refining Applications

    To remain profitable, most refineries are examining ways to reduce costs and boost production, and one of the first points of focus is feedstock cost as purchasing crude oil makes up the majority of refinery operating expenses. Opportunity crudes are often the answer to this matter, but behind the attractive lower price, these crude types have undesirable chemical characteristics such as high total acid number (TAN) and…
  • Flow Blog: Get Expert Operating Analysis with Remote Valve Condition Monitoring

    Emerson’s Lifecycle Services Business Development Manager John Carlow recently published an article in the March/April 2022 edition of Process Instrumentation. The article is titled Get Expert Operating Analysis with Remote Valve Condition Monitoring . It describes how plants can unleash the power of their installed equipment to avoid unplanned outages by utilizing remote monitoring services. A summary of the article…
  • Flow Blog: Advanced Process Control for Mining Comminution and Separation

    As commodity prices surge in these inflationary times, mining activity continues to increase. Miners can increase their throughput, efficiency, and sustainability by applying advanced process control in their operations. In a North American Mining article, Optimizing all the variables related to comminution and separation requires sophisticated control strategies , Emerson’s David Harrach teamed with Devin Marshman from…
  • Flow Blog: Built to Endure: The Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Supporting Sustainability

    The world is changing. The rising demand for more sustainable business practices mean major transformations for the oil and gas industry. Legacy technologies are getting left behind in favor of advanced solutions that support green initiatives and digital transformation. A 2021 survey by SAP and Oxford Economics found that energy and utilities executives are prioritizing sustainability initiatives to meet increasing regulatory…
  • Flow Blog: Built to Endure: The Roxar 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Supporting Sustainability

    The world is changing. The rising demand for more sustainable business practices mean major transformations for the oil and gas industry. Legacy technologies are getting left behind in favor of advanced solutions that support green initiatives and digital transformation. A 2021 survey by SAP and Oxford Economics found that energy and utilities executives are prioritizing sustainability initiatives to meet increasing regulatory…
  • Flow Blog: Faster Tech Transfer Unlocks Speed to Market

    The rapid development of the COVID-19 vaccine has created a dramatic shift in the way the public and life sciences organizations view the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. In a recent Q&A with Pharma Manufacturing , Nathan Pettus , president of Emerson’s process systems and solutions business, shared how a move toward more flexibility and modularity in the industry is cutting tech transfer times to drive improved speed…
  • Flow Blog: Better Measurements for Environmental Reporting

    Emerson’s Meha Jha presented Validating the Data and Understanding the Uncertainty for Environmental Reporting at the 2022 4C HSE conference. Here is her presentation abstract: New sustainability programs are driving an increased focus on environmental reporting requirements. We are going to discuss reporting challenges and measurement issues related to Green Diesel production, Energy & Emissions reductions and possible…
  • Flow Blog: Better Measurements for Environmental Reporting

    Emerson’s Meha Jha presented Validating the Data and Understanding the Uncertainty for Environmental Reporting at the 2022 4C HSE conference. Here is her presentation abstract: New sustainability programs are driving an increased focus on environmental reporting requirements. We are going to discuss reporting challenges and measurement issues related to Green Diesel production, Energy & Emissions reductions and possible…
  • Flow Blog: Plantweb Optics New Release Podcast

    The Plantweb Optics platform continues to advance in the mission to securely and efficiently connect and collect global operational technology (OT) data from manufacturing and process control applications & systems, and from IT systems to contextualize and transform this data into actionable information for decision-makers made available on any device, anytime, at any location. I recently had the opportunity to sit…
  • Flow Blog: Built to Endure: The Roxar™︎ 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Supporting Sustainability

    The world is changing. The rising demand for more sustainable business practices mean major transformations for the oil and gas industry. Legacy technologies are getting left behind in favor of advanced solutions that support green initiatives and digital transformation. A 2021 survey by SAP and Oxford Economics found that energy and utilities executives are prioritizing sustainability initiatives to meet increasing regulatory…
  • Flow Blog: Built to Endure: The Roxar™︎ 2600 Multiphase Flow Meter Supporting Sustainability

    The world is changing. The rising demand for more sustainable business practices mean major transformations for the oil and gas industry. Legacy technologies are getting left behind in favor of advanced solutions that support green initiatives and digital transformation. A 2021 survey by SAP and Oxford Economics found that energy and utilities executives are prioritizing sustainability initiatives to meet increasing regulatory…
  • Flow Blog: Automating Tank Dewatering Operations

    Emerson’s Warren Merriman presented Minimizing VOC Emissions During Tank De-Watering at the 2022 4C HSE 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 solution to reduce the…
  • Flow Blog: Automating Tank Dewatering Operations

    Emerson’s Warren Merriman presented Minimizing VOC Emissions During Tank De-Watering at the 2022 4C HSE 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 solution to reduce the…