To achieve operational goals, processing facilities must consistently produce at optimal throughput levels. Successfully meeting the challenges of minimizing equipment maintenance, maximizing uptime, accounting for process variability and achieving faster startups can make the difference between achieving production and revenue goals and missing deadlines and losing business. Pressure is a foundational measurement at the heart of any process control and monitoring strategy, providing critical insight into the health and productivity of an operation. Pressure technology continues to advance from traditional analog-only measurement devices to smart transmitters that provide more reliable and accurate measurements, enhanced diagnostics coverage, and new capabilities that reduce maintenance, outages, and process variability. This paper will offer seven ways to leverage the advances in pressure transmitter technology to gain greater control over your process and improve productivity.
EMERSON (2016) 7 Ways to improve Productivity and Process Operations with Pressure Instrumentation