Keeping a continuous feed rate is critical. Unscheduled stoppages can mean restarting heavily-loaded equipment – often a labor-intensive and expensive problem with both upstream and downstream impact. For best performance, your large and expensive assets like crushers, mills, screens, and separators need to be continuously monitored and you need to be able to adjust operations for variations in ore particle size, feed rate, and moisture content. And although early warnings on issues like plugging, high vibration, lube oil leaks, and worn out machine bearing pads are essential, harsh conditions may cause erratic measurements or instrument failures.
Solution: Emerson can help you achieve the higher reliability needed for continuous throughput with lower operating maintenance costs. Using Rosemount instruments, you’ll receive reliable measurements -- despite harsh conditions. With AMS Suite and CSI Technologies, you’ll get early detection of excess vibration, lubrication issues, or evolving mechanical problems, allowing you to avoid failures before they occur. And as you evaluate your options for improving operations, Emerson’s Smart Wireless can provide a cost effective method of gathering up-to-date information on many currently unmonitored assets.