/Puffer-Sweiven News

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 [...]

Applying IEC 61511 to Burner Management

This course provides an overview on how to implement a performance based Burner Management System (BMS) and move away from the constraints of a prescription based standard for safety function design, especially when waste fuels are introduced into boilers or process heaters. The IEC 61511 standard is the functional safety standard specific to the Process [...]

True Fail-Safe Technology and Precision Control for Emergency Shutdown Applications

No hydraulics or batteries needed. A Smart electric actuator that can safely operate valves in the event of an emergency in remote and inaccessible areas. As the exclusive Local Business Partner of Emerson Automation Solutions, we at Puffer-Sweiven are proud to offer EIM, the highest quality electric actuator manufacturer in the world. When you buy [...]

Rotating Machinery Online Condition Monitoring

As a Local Business Partner of Emerson, we at Puffer-Sweiven provide a full suite of reliability applications and solutions for all your rotating equipment reliability needs. Rotating machines in every plant have the ability to impact production if they fail. Although your critical machines may have vibration shutdown protection systems in place to prevent [...]

Puffer-Sweiven Announces an October Control Valve Sizing & Selection Seminar in Houston

Puffer-Sweiven Invites You to Attend a Control Valve Sizing & Selection Seminar Come join Puffer-Sweiven in Houston, TX on Tuesday October 17, and Thursday, October 19, 2017, 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 and gas [...]

Product Quality and Reliability

We at Puffer-Sweiven proudly represent Emerson, the industry-leading manufacturer of Fisher control valves, controllers, instruments and regulators.  As the exclusive Local Business Partner for Emerson Automation Solutions in the Central and Gulf Coast region of Texas, we are committed to increased product quality and reliability for a safer plant operation in an ever-changing process [...]

IEC 61511: Functional Safety Analysis, Design, and Operation

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 [...]