Posts Tagged ‘IIoT’

Real-Time Corrosion and Erosion Monitoring

Posted in Refining, Wireless on Thursday, February 16th, 2017. No comments yet
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The biennial Petrotech conference in New Delhi, India is for oil & gas industry experts to exchange views and share knowledge, expertise and experiences. And given the pricing dynamics and changes in global supply levels and supply chains, there is much to discuss and share. At the last conference this past December, Emerson’s Rajesh Nogaja […]

Non-Intrusive Corrosion and Erosion Monitoring

Posted in Wireless on Monday, February 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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The integrity of process piping is paramount to safe operations. Corrosion and erosion monitoring, especially for processes with challenging fluids, play an important role. This short 2:10 YouTube video, Permasense ET210 Integrity Monitoring System, shows how piping erosion and corrosion can be monitored with pipe wall thickness measurements with non-intrusive wireless sensors strapped to the […]

Converging IT/OT/ET across Plant Asset Lifecycle

Posted in Event, Industrial IOT on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017. No comments yet
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As technology has advanced, it has forced convergence among organizational groups and created the natural friction that goes along with change. In an ARC Industry Forum panel, IT/OT/ET Convergence Closes Asset Lifecycle Management Loop, ARC’s Paula Hollywood let a presentation and panel session including Emerson’s Phil Niccolls. Here was the session description: Driven by increased […]

Moving Towards Inherently Safer Plants

Posted in Industrial IOT, Wireless on Friday, January 27th, 2017. No comments yet
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In the early days of social networks and even for some process manufacturers and producers today, IT departments blocked these social networks including YouTube. I recommended that engineers point to sites such as the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (USCSB) YouTube channel as reasons why these networks should be available. The USCSB performs […]

Addressing Operational Performance Challenges

Posted in Technologies on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017. No comments yet
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There are many reasons for manufacturers and producers not meeting their operational performance goals. Unplanned downtime, production slowdowns, regulatory sanctions and quality excursions are but a few. In the most recent edition of innovations in Process Control, Emerson’s Roel Van Doren highlights the cumulative cost of this underperformance: Through close cooperation with benchmarking companies and […]