White Papers

Vibration Monitoring In Refinery Applications Under API Standard 670
The US energy market has experienced significant growth since 2010, transforming from a major fossil fuel importer into a major fossil fuel producer. Fossil fuel (coal, natural gas and petroleum) production has increased by 17% in the last 8 years, driven by developments in shale and offshore extraction.

The American Petroleum Institute (API) Standard 670: Machinery Protection Systems stipulates the minimum requirements of machinery protection systems in refinery applications in an effort to improve safety, increase uptime and quality and reduce risk. Read this white paper to learn about the standard’s requirements for accelerometer selection and field testing.

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Regal | Coupling Maintenance Strategies for Critical Equipment
Though high-performance couplings are designed to be the weakest link on rotating equipment, when operated within their rated capacities, they can outlast the equipment they are connected to. If a coupling fails, it can provide insight into equipment operating conditions. To avoid unplanned outages, consider the following scenarios.
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Aveva | Bridging the Gap between Scheduling & Operations with Unified Supply Chain and Operations Execution Management
From feedstock data management, trading, plant, and network optimization, to scheduling and process unit monitoring, a single source of knowledge allows enterprises to share and communicate decisions between diverse teams, and across global locations. The result is a solution that better explores opportunities, reduces operational risk, and shrinks the gap between plan and actual results…. Download now

Douglas Electrical Components | Hermetic Feedthroughs for Magnetic Bearing Chiller Compressors
Magnetic bearings help chiller compressors reach new levels of efficiency. These high-tech bearings, however, need extra signal connections thorugh the pressurized compressor housing. Epoxy-based hermetic feedthroughs can facilitate those signal—and power—connections without driving cost or compromising design freedom…. Download now

Aveva | 5 Essential Elements to Ignite Asset Performance Management
Today many industries realize they can turn new data into insight to improve reliability, reduce downtime, and increase productivity by implementing APM 4.0 strategies… Download now

Aveva | Asset Performance Management 4.0
APM 4.0 is an evolutionary step that will bring together many components we see now and that have the potential to make an impact in the future… Download now

JULY 2018
Emerson | Plantweb Insight: Lead the Way with the Predictive Intelligence
Real-time insight and easy-to-interpret analytics of key asset data is essential in making better, faster decisions for your facility. Engineered to seamlessly integrate into existing systems, Plantweb Insight analyzes your plant data and translates it into actionable information… Download now

Emerson | Corrosion and erosion. Do you know how your operation is handling it?
Real-time data delivery can tell you how your plant or asset is dealing with corrosion or erosion demands. Find out how to wirelessly monitor for metal loss from corrosion or erosion in piping, vessels and pipelines and take control long before hydrocarbon containment loss occurs… Download now

JUNE 2018
Emerson | Beyond the Manual Round in Power Plants
The role of combined cycle plants in the larger energy picture is changing, and so are the ways of managing and optimizing operations. Automation technologies for monitoring plant assets can have a significant impact on reliability, availability, heat rate and emissions by giving you valuable insight into problems before they occur… Download now

MAY 2018
BSquare | Optimizing IIoT Value in Oil & Gas with IT-OT Alignment
Digital transformation is a major disruptive force facing oil & gas companies today. Operators are looking to bridge the divided worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). Discover how your organization benefits from IT-OT alignment… Download now

Emerson | Corrosion and erosion. Do you know how your operation is handling it?
Real-time data delivery can tell you how your plant or asset is dealing with corrosion or erosion demands. With reliable corrosion or erosion events detection online, you’ll be able to take control… Download now

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