Smart Wireless technology
to expand tank farm automation
Elimination of t
material and labor cost
well as engineering and project execution time.
Austin, Texas (
, 2012) Tank farm
easier, faster and less
Smart Wireless technology
System installation costs can be
reduced up to 50% by wirelessly connecting the tank farm to the control room, with the
added benefit of reduc
implementation time as much as 60%
. The savings free up
nded automation of tank farms.
The Raptor system with Smart Wireless technology features
a complete line of Emerson’s
art Rosemount® tank gauging components, including high precision
, that use
high speed F
. The combined communications technologies enable
use of a wide range of
a network of digital
intelligence that improves inventory management, loss control, overfill
maintenance efficiency throughout the plant.
Many tank storage facilities that
benefit from modern, non
ete signal wiring
, or are not connected
from the tank storage area. Retrofit
expensive and time consuming
between storage tanks and the control room can be more than one
extensive trenching and cabling.
As a result of budget restrictions, some plants continue to experience maintenance
communications limitations and
low performing mechanical tank
. Now, with Smart Wirele
ss technology, a new radar
Raptor system can be
without new long distance signal wiring. This will radically
reduce material and
as well as engineering and project execution time.
tank gauging systems are effective in new installations or for
upgrading existing sites
, Technical Product Manager
Emerson Process Management. “Our customers
struggle with costs of replacing aged
wiring, obsolete measurement
instruments, and proprietary gauging systems.
wireless Raptor systems give them flexibility and freedom to implement an effective
modernization strategy. They
can wirelessly integrate new ga
one tank at a
time. Most upgrades are done with
out taking the tank farm out of service.
Emerson’s Rosemount brand
is the global market leader in Tank Gauging Systems.
can be applied on
types of storage
fixed roof and floating roof
tanks. Applications range from light products
such as LPG, LNG and gasoline
crude oils and asphalt.
About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management (
), an Emerson business, is a
leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the
chemical, oil and gas, re
fining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment,
mining and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The company
combines superior products and technology with industry
specific engineering, consulting,
t and maintenance services. Its brands include PlantWeb™,
Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher
, Micro Motion
, Daniel™, Ovation™, and
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing
hnology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in
industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world.
The company is
comprised of five business segments:
Process Management, Industrial Automation,
Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions.
in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion.
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Wireless integrates Raptor tank gauging to expand tank farm automation
Trenching and cabling are eliminated by wireless networking of Raptor systems