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  • SmartPave: Dynamic Shear Rheometer
    SmartPave: Dynamic Shear Rheometer

    The dynamic shear rheometers (DSR) SmartPave 92 and SmartPave 102 allow precise measurements on asphalt binder and bitumen. Features such as Toolmaster™, QuickConnect, a Peltier temperature device for dry sample heating, and step-by-step instructions for measuring procedures according to AASHTO T315, AASHTO T350, AASHTO TP101, ASTM D7175, ASTM D7405, and DIN EN 14770 guarantee the most convenient operation. For measurements according to AASHTO T316, ASTM D4402, and DIN EN 13302 both instruments can be equipped with a Peltier-temperature-controlled measurement chamber for concentric cylinder geometries.

  • SIMATIC PDM Maintenance Station V3.0
    SIMATIC PDM Maintenance Station V3.0

    Efficiently service and maintain intelligent field devices
    Field devices are the eyes and ears of automation. The failure of a valve positioner, temperature, flow or pressure sensor can quickly lead to serious malfunction of the process. With SIMATIC PDM Maintenance Station V3.0, Siemens offers the right solution for efficiently monitoring the condition of smart field devices, irrespective of the automation and control systems used

  • First Uncooled Infrared Camera To Visualize Methane Emissions In Real-Time: FLIR GF77
    First Uncooled Infrared Camera To Visualize Methane Emissions In Real-Time: FLIR GF77

    The FLIR GF77 is the first uncooled infrared camera designed to visualize methane emissions in real-time. This affordable alternative is optimized for faster and more efficient gas leak surveys in renewable energy production, natural gas power plants, and at locations along the natural gas supply chain.

  • Atmospheric Distillation Analyzer: Diana 700
    Atmospheric Distillation Analyzer: Diana 700

    Diana 700 is the ideal solution for automatically performing high-precision distillation range analysis at atmospheric pressure. Typical samples to be characterized include petrochemical products, aromatic hydrocarbons as well as other volatile organic liquids.

  • Seeq Workbench
    Seeq Workbench

    Workbench is Seeq’s application for engineers engaged in diagnostic, descriptive, and predictive analytics with process manufacturing data.

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Upstream and downstream segments of the oil and gas industry use pumps and control systems for production. Pumping facilities are usually needed in the oil and gas industry for pumping crude oil, refinery waste waters, drilling mud, catalyst slurries, and corrosion inhibitor among others. Control instruments such as control valves are also important in checking fluid flow. The array of application of these pumps and controls stresses the difference they make in the oil and gas industry.    
Pump manufacturers have made some forward advancement both in the type of pumps they make and their presentation. For instance, there has been a growing trend of manufacturers sending a group of experts who will help with designing of a tailor made pump. This ensures that each application has a pump that suits its functions and complexities. The overall outcome of such improvements in the industry includes improvement in energy consumption levels, safety and maintenance costs. The other advantages of this new tendency are higher profits and production.   
Other than the obvious qualities, there are certain attributes that one should look out for in a pump. Erosion tolerance is an important aspect that needs to be considered particularly in pumps that carry solids such as sand. The pumps should also be able to deliver stable fluid flow. This stability should always be there across wide pressure intervals. Pumps intended for oil and water mixture should be able to safely transport products with low shear. This helps in avoiding emulsification.
Control technologies have been advanced to ensure that monitoring can be done remotely to avoid certain obvious exposure hazards. There are control instruments available for downstream, upstream and midstream markets. One needs to ensure that the manufacturer who provides their pump and control facilities will be able to check equipment issues and monitor the equipment.