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Reliability Solutions – July 11, 2018

AN INVITATION FROM EMERSON AND PUFFER- SWEIVEN Machinery Monitoring Made Easy – An Engineering Contractor focused Seminar Please join us to learn how Emerson is looking at Reliability differently by implementing cost effective solutions on EPC capital projects through schedule reduction, inventory reduction, increased availability, ease of use, and local support. Discussion topics will [...]

Common Failures in Progressive Cavity Pump Applications

Are you having performance issues with your progressive cavity pumps? These extremely versatile pumps are used in several different pumping applications and offer all the advantages of a positive displacement pump. They are explicitly designed for abrasion resistance in tough pumping applications. Over time, equipment failure occurs which can be frustrating and inconvenient. Our factory-trained [...]

Tank University – May 3, 2018

Course Outline: The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to storage tank safety solutions, including Tank Gauging, Tank Blanketing, Pressure Relief and Emergency Valves, and Flame Arrestors. In this one-day course, you will also learn about application-specific product sizing and selection for low pressure storage tanks. Recommended Prerequisites: An understanding of [...]

Are Your Level Switches Reliable?

Level switches are commonly used in the Petrochem and Power industries for high and low level detection. Old technology switches cannot handle heavy vibration and tend to create false trip points resulting in costly unscheduled downtime. Traditional mercury design level switches use a spring to assist in returning the switch to its normal state. Springs [...]

Control Valve Sizing & Selection Seminar

Puffer-Sweiven Invites You to Attend a Control Valve Sizing & Selection Seminar Come join Puffer-Sweiven in Houston, TX on Tuesday, March 27th, and Thursday, March 29th, 2018, for our next Control Valve Sizing & Selection Seminar!   This introductory seminar utilizes a workshop approach enabling individual participation and hands-on experience in control valve sizing and selection for both liquid [...]

IEC 61511: Functional Safety Analysis, Design, and Operation (course code FSE 100)

This course provides an overview of process industry safety engineering from the point of view of the Risk Analyst, Process Safety Coordinator, and Control Systems Design Engineer. It delivers a complete overview of the functional safety lifecycle. The course reviews Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Consequence Analysis, Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Safety Integrity Level [...]

Control Valve Condition Monitoring

Control Valve Condition Monitoring is a diagnostic service performed by certified Fisher valve and instrument product experts. Its purpose is to identify potential failures and avoid them before they cause unsafe operating conditions and/or unplanned downtime. Control Valve Condition Monitoring is part of Emerson’s Connected Services portfolio that allows customers to take advantage of [...]

Puffer-Sweiven receives Anderson Greenwood /Crosby Assembler’s Certification

We are pleased to announce that as a Local Business Partner for Emerson, Puffer-Sweiven is now certified by the ASME to assemble Anderson Greenwood and Crosby pressure relief valves at both the Houston Service Center and Corpus Christi locations.  These ASME certifications are supported by the addition of approximately $4M in inventory to our [...]