• How To Calibrate Pressure Instruments (Part 2)

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    Hours: 1 hr
    Cost: Free
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    In a typical process plant, over 60% of instrument applications involve pressure. Pressure instrumentation maintenance is a critical and daily task, yet proper procedures for managing and calibrating these instruments are often overlooked or not understood.

    This webinar is the second of a two part series. During the first segment of the series, pressure instrument experts discussed the basic concepts that drive pressure instrumentation and demonstrated how to calibrate pressure basic applications.

    Part 2 will cover advanced pressure measurement techniques using best practices.

    Various, complex technologies will be explained through different process environment scenarios. Procedural steps, application and maintenance of application will be discussed. Bubblers, capillaries, boiler applications and tank level testing will be demonstrated.

    Figuring out how to calibrate a steam drum level can be tricky. Experts will demonstrate techniques to tackle this complex process. A real world scenario of a capillary system will teach the viewers to understand the effects that the installation and application of the diaphragm seal have on instrument stability.

    Participate and interact with the experts during question and answer sessions.

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    The Presenters

    Hunter Vegas
    Project Engineering Manager

    Hunter Vegas has worked in the automation industry for nearly 29 years and has executed over 2000 automation projects in the nuclear, pulp and paper, and specialty chemistry industries. He is a frequent contributor to several controls magazines and recently co-published his first book, “101 Tips for a Successful Automation Career” with Greg McMillan. Hunter currently works for Wunderlich-Malec as a Project Engineering Manager and lives in North Carolina. 

    Roy Tomalino
    Beamex Professional Services Specialist

    Roy has been teaching calibration management for 10 years. His past experience includes time with Hewlett-Packard as a corporate trainer, leading new product introductions and managing worldwide training activities. Furthermore, Roy worked with Honeywell where he provided support for calibration management software and a portable calibrator, as a trainer, certified developer and technical advisor.

    Roy holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Regis University, Denver, CO; and A.A.S. Electronics Technology from Denver Institute of Technology, Denver, Colorado. Roy is also Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Today, Roy conducts educational training sessions and provides technical support to Beamex customers in North America.

    Ned Espy
    Beamex Technical Director

    Ned Espy, Technical Director, has been promoting calibration management with Beamex for almost 20 years. Ned has helped develop best practices for calibration, with a focus on pressure, temperature and multivariable instruments. He is a consistent editorial contributor to leading industry publications, and has received significant recognition within the automation industry. Recently, Ned contributed to the book 416-page book, “The Engineer’s Guide to Industrial Temperature Measurement.” Earlier in 2014, he wrote a paper titled, “Improved Measurement and Control Utilizing Advanced Calibration Strategies,” which he presented at the ISA Power Industry Division Symposium in June.

    Today, Ned teaches calibration best practices and provides technical support to end users and the Beamex sales team in North America.