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How to Start a Vibration Program

Vibration programs are developed to monitor machines and find potentially damaging problems before they arise. In this month’s Reliability Interview, Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, will help us understand how to develop a successful vibration program.

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New Ultra Tight Thief Hatch Offers Industry-leading Performance to Address Emissions Regulations

The Enardo ES-665 spring loaded thief hatch is now available! The ES-665 is a new generation hatch intended for use in applications where ultra-tight sealing is required such as sour crude/gas or where strict environmental emissions standards are enforced.

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Safety Lifecycle Management Workbook

Emerson has developed a workbook that provides a practical overview of safety lifecycle and process safety terminology, as well as checklists for each phase of the IEC 61511/ISA 84 safety lifecycle.

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Proconex Named Emerson Representative for Isolation and Pressure Relief Valves in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Following the Emerson acquisition of the Valves & Controls business unit of Pentair, Emerson named Proconex as the representative in the Mid-Atlantic Region for many of the acquired products. Emerson is now the premier global manufacturer supplying and servicing all valves everywhere. The selection of Proconex and 21 other Local Business Partners as the exclusive representatives creates a single integrated channel to serve customers across the country.

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How to Develop an Effective Preventive Maintenance Program

What is Preventative Maintenance? Preventive Maintenance (PM) is typically used on equipment that has a high cost of failure. For this purpose, “failure” means more than when equipment ceases to function; it also covers situations where the equipment is unable to perform its intended function at needed quality, cost, and throughput.

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When to Use an Overpressure Protection Device

When considering overpressure protection, the following questions should be asked: What’s the maximum allowable outlet pressure of the device controlling pressure to the downstream system? What’s the maximum allowable operating pressure for the piping between the regulator and the downstream equipment? What are the maximum allowable inlet pressures to the devices downstream?

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Finding the ROI in IIoT: An Unprecedented Opportunity

Manufacturers are under pressure to do more with less to improve financial results, now more than ever. In this article featured by the International Society of Automation, (ISA), Mike Train, Executive President of Emerson Automation Solutions, shares his ideas on how to gain productivity, help enhance operations and achieve top quartile performance through the use of IIoT […]

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Proconex Named a 2017 Top Workplace by Philly.com

Proconex has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by Philly.com. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of employee feedback surveys administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC.

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Key Technologies to Maintain your PdM Program

Choosing the right technology to support and maintain your PdM program is critical to success. Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, will help us understand some key technologies to consider when developing your PdM program.

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Venting Methodologies for Fixed Roof Tanks

Normal inbreathing (bringing air or blanketing gas into the tank) and outbreathing (venting vapor or blanketing gas out of the tank) occur when product is pumped into or out of a tank, or when ambient temperature increases or decreases. Adding product to a tank compresses the vapor space and increases the vapor pressure.

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Proconex HyJeans Day Supports Local Community

Proconex employees rallied to support two local organizations, Laurel House in Norristown– a comprehensive domestic violence agency, and Open Door Ministry in Royersford – an organization that provides community-based programs, including a food pantry and thrift shop. To support these organizations, Proconex employees donated hygiene products such as laundry detergent, toothpaste, bath soap, diapers, cleaning […]

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How to Maintain your PdM Program

PdM programs can drastically improve plant performance. If not maintained, however, these programs can fail to deliver value. In this month’s Reliability Interview, Brian Dzoh, Reliability Expert, Proconex, will help us understand how you can maintain your PdM program to deliver maximum ROI (return on investment). You can also learn more in Emerson’s Whitepaper, Implementing […]

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