Pressure transmitter diagnostics
The ASP Diagnostics Suite is embedded in the pressure transmitter that is part of the Rosemount 3051S series of instrumentation. The diagnostic enhancement provides tools for troubleshooting, detecting and preventing abnormal situations. Patented statistical process monitoring technology, integral to the transmitter, provides an early warning of abnormal process or equipment conditions such as plugged impulse lines, changes in fluid composition or other events signaled by a change in the noise characteristics of the pressure signal.Early notification of these abnormal conditions allows operators to respond quickly, reducing maintenance costs and increasing plant productivity. The suite also includes time-stamped variable logging and advanced process alert capabilities to detect and record transient events or conditions outside specified limits of the transmitter. Diagnostic information can be viewed on the enhanced EDDL-based graphical user interface.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey