Pressure Relief Vents This Valve Won't Go Unmonitored

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Emerson has introduced wirelessly-monitored Enardo 2000 emergency pressure relief vents (EPRVs) that provide safety control by managing abnormally high storage tank pressures in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

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New Enardo 2000 model with Smart Wireless technology provides immediate information to help prevent safety emergencies
New Enardo 2000 model with Smart Wireless technology provides immediate information to help prevent safety emergencies
(Source: Emerson)

The new product design consists of a proximity indicator and wireless transmitter integrated with an EPRV. The proximity indicator senses movement of the vent, allowing for integration with a Wireless Hart gateway.

Though EPRVs represent the last line of defence against tank overpressure, they have largely remained unmonitored,” said Steve Attri, product manager for Emerson Process Management. “Along with the recent introduction of wirelessly-monitored pressure vacuum relief vents (PVRVs), more information is now available to quickly identify and resolve pressure issues that can impact safety and emissions.”

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