The following case study highlights a plant's struggle to prevent surge while using a four-impeller, 1.6 MW integrally geared centifugal gas compressor. The problem and three solutions are discussed.
Manufacturing Operations Management systems look to specific industry needs
How Premier Silica's Brady operation used evaluation to improve plant performance.
Chrysler expands use of technology to help deliver products faster, better.
During routine operation of a coal-fired steam plant within a corn milling facility, a 100-hp motor that drives one of the two coal pulverizers was tripping offline shortly after start-up.
What TIEM did to find its way through the recession and the challenges in manufacturing was not to wait for the recession to end. The operations staff and employees at TIEM met the recession head on.
Air destratification can reduce heating costs in winter
Employed wherever temperature, pressure, flow, speed or other process values are measured and controlled, signal conditioners help protect these measurements from being corrupted as they transmit the measurement data from the field where the sensors collect data to the plant control room.
Like a fuel injector in a high-performance engine, signal conditioners perform a critical, yet often under-recognized function. Signal conditioners isolate, transmit and convert a wide range of process signals into a format that is compatible with the receiving device such as a programmable logic controller.
As a member of the NFPA 70E Committee and an instructor, I hear it all. There seems to be some common misconceptions among people that are like urban legends; they just don’t go away. One of my favorites is that “You don’t have to worry about arc flash below 240 volts.” While it may be true that an arc is more difficult to sustain at lower voltages, there have been some ...