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Aerodynamic noise reduction cage

A control valve has a body having an inlet and outlet, a valve seat between the inlet and outlet, a valve plug, and a cage adjacent the valve seat to provide guidance for the valve plug. The valve plug is movable between a closed position, where the valve plug sealingly... Fisher Controls International Llc

Systems and methods for provisioning devices operating in industrial automation environments

A device is configured to operate in an industrial automation environment. The device includes a processing unit, a memory, an industrial communication interface to communicate with an external device via an industrial communication protocol, and a serial peripheral interface to communicate with a peripheral board during operation of the device.... Fisher Controls International Llc

Valve plugs having curved notches

Valve plugs having curved notches are described herein. An example valve plug includes a first section defining a first end, a second section defining a second end opposite the first end, and a third section located between the first and second sections, the third section including a curved notch formed... Fisher Controls International Llc

Method for manufacturing a valve body having one or more corrosion-resistant internal surfaces

A method of manufacturing a valve body having one or more corrosion-resistant internal surfaces. The method involves performing a casting process, which includes pouring a first material into a mold box, to produce a valve body casting made of the first material. During the casting process, a layer of a... Fisher Controls International Llc

Predictive algorithm of welding distortion resultant from adding flanges to a butt weld or socket weld end of valve body casting

A method and apparatus are provided for late-customization of a valve body having an initial valve body configuration having a first end connection and a second end connection. The method includes receiving a selection of (i) a generic valve body, (ii) a first end connection, and (iii) a second end... Fisher Controls International Llc

Late customization on valve body end connections using additive manufacturing

A method is provided of custom manufacturing a valve body having an initial valve body configuration having a first end connection and a second end connection. The method includes adding material to the first end connection using a first additive manufacturing process to create at least a portion of a... Fisher Controls International Llc

Rotary control valve having a clamped valve seat

A rotary valve is provided for use in highly corrosive and abrasive applications. The valve includes a valve body and an adapter coupled to one end of the valve body, thereby defining an inlet, an outlet, and a valve interior in fluid communication with the inlet and the outlet. The... Fisher Controls International Llc

Failsafe integrated transducer

A transducer with a lower housing assembly and an upper housing assembly is for connection to a fluid pressure source having a mechanism for setting a pneumatic output via an electrical input signal. The lower housing assembly comprises lower housing configured to receive a supply nozzle, which fluidly communicates with... Fisher Controls International Llc

Integrated transducer

An electropneumatic switch valve includes a pneumatic circuit to a pressurized fluid source, an electromagnetic circuit coupled to the pneumatic circuit, and a control module connected to the electromagnetic circuit. The control module provides a first control signal inducing a first state of the pneumatic circuit, a second control signal... Fisher Controls International Llc

Cage apparatus having fluid passageways to affect flow characteristics of valves

Cage apparatus having fluid passageways to affect flow characteristics of valves are disclosed. An example valve cage includes clustered fluid flow passages. Each fluid flow passage has a first portion connected to a second portion. The first portion tapers towards the second portion and the second portion tapers towards the... Fisher Controls International Llc

Switch enclosures having environmental protection

Switch apparatus for enclosures having environmental protection are disclosed. In one example, an apparatus includes a housing having a first cavity and a second cavity, and a mounting plate coupled to the housing. The mounting plate is to cover the first and second cavities. An indicator light is coupled to... Fisher Controls International Llc

Smart auto reset for digital positioners connected to a local control panel or push button

The present disclosure relates to apparatuses, systems and methods for resetting process control devices. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to apparatuses, systems and methods for automatically resetting process control devices in particular circumstances.... Fisher Controls International Llc

Control regulator diaphragm assembly with integrated pressure relief

A control regulator includes a diaphragm assembly with an integrated pressure relief mechanism. The diaphragm assembly includes a diaphragm with a locally weakened area and a diaphragm plate with an opening aligned with the locally weakened area.... Fisher Controls International Llc

Anti-rotation assemblies for use with fluid valves

Anti-rotation assemblies for use with fluid valves are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a retainer collar coupled at an end of a plug, the plug including a plug collar around which the retainer collar is disposed, the plug and the retainer collar being substantially flush at an interface between the... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and apparatus to test acoustic emission sensors

Methods and apparatus to test acoustic emission sensors are disclosed herein. An example apparatus includes a process control device, an acoustic emission sensor coupled to the process control device, where the acoustic emission sensor detects an operational condition of the process control device, and a piezoelectric tuning fork acoustically coupled... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and apparatus to verify operation of acoustic emission sensors

Methods and apparatus verify operation of acoustic emission sensors are disclosed. A disclosed example apparatus includes an acoustic source acoustically coupled to a device, where the acoustic source is to generate an acoustic signal, and a processor to determine an operational condition of an acoustic emission sensor associated with the... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and analyzing effects of friction on process control devices

Methods and apparatus for analyzing effects of friction on process control devices are disclosed herein. An example method includes determining, by executing an instruction with at least one processor, a first value corresponding to friction associated with at least one of an actuator or a process control device to be... Fisher Controls International Llc

Apparatus to bias spool valves using supply pressure

Apparatus to bias spool valves using supply pressure are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a sleeve of a spool valve, and a spool within the sleeve to control a flow of fluid at a supply pressure through the spool valve as the spool is moved relative to the sleeve in... Fisher Controls International Llc

Partial stroke tests for shutdown valves

To generate a setpoint signal to stroke a valve during a partial-stroke test, a first target is determined for the setpoint signal based at least on a travel displacement threshold, the travel displacement threshold corresponding to a desired extent of travel of the valve during the partial-stroke test; the setpoint... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and appratus for independently controlling seating forces in rotary valves

Example methods and apparatus for independently controlling the seating force in a rotary valve are described herein. An example apparatus includes a rotary valve having a flow control member and a dual-acting actuator operatively coupled to the rotary valve. The actuator has first and second ports to receive a pressurized... Fisher Controls International Llc

Hard coated supply biased spool valves

Hard coated spool valves are disclosed. An example spool valve includes a sleeve and a spool to be positioned within the sleeve. The sleeve and the spool are made of a corrosion resistant material. The spool valve includes a wear resistant coating on at least one of the spool or... Fisher Controls International Llc

Balanced valve trim and reducing stem forces on a valve stem

Valve trim for a valve includes a valve plug having one or more balance ports located along the outer surface of a tapered nose portion of the valve plug. Each balance port is located to be downstream of the throat and spaced from the tip of the tapered nose portion... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and estimating useful life of a seal

Methods and apparatus for estimating useful life of a seal in a process control device are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a body including an inlet and an outlet; a stem to move a plug within the body to control a flow of fluid between the inlet and the outlet;... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and apparatus to correct remote sensor signals

Example methods and apparatus to correct remote sensor signals are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a sensor to generate a signal and a first memory to store calibration data associated with the sensor. The example apparatus also includes a second memory to store the calibration data and a first processor... Fisher Controls International Llc

Assembly for start-up testing fluid flow control devices at various pressures and temperatures

An assembly is provided for performing start-up testing on a fluid flow control device. The assembly includes a retainer adapted to be disposed in a valve body of the fluid flow control device, and a sealing assembly coupled to a portion of the retainer and adapted to be disposed adjacent... Fisher Controls International Llc

Valve body insert apparatus and related methods

Valve body insert apparatus and related methods are described. An example valve includes a valve body made of a first material and having a fluid flow passageway and a first shaft bore. The fluid flow passageway defines a first axis and the first shaft bore defines a second axis that... Fisher Controls International Llc

Automatic calibration of position transmitter

A system and method using a valve controller to control a valve. The valve controller including a position controller for moving the valve and a transmitter for providing information about the position of the valve. A calibration table and/or chart based on calibration data of the position controller is generated... Fisher Controls International Llc

Flow control valve having a motion conversion device

A motion conversion device is disclosed for converting motion in one direction into motion in another direction. The motion conversion device may include a single-acting cylinder hydraulically or pneumatically coupled to a double-acting cylinder such that movement of the single-acting cylinder along an axis causes movement of the double-acting cylinder... Fisher Controls International Llc

Temperature control device and process control apparatus including a temperature control device

A process control apparatus includes a housing, a process control device disposed in the housing, and a temperature control device operably coupled to the housing for regulating a temperature of an atmosphere internal to the housing. The temperature control device includes a vortex tube and a flow control valve. The... Fisher Controls International Llc

Position sensor mounts for a diagnostic system for fluid control valves

Position sensor mounts are disclosed for mounting one or more position sensors to one or more various fluid control valves and/or actuators for such valves.... Fisher Controls International Llc

Wireless valve actuator system and method

A gas-over-oil actuator system for use with a valve in a natural gas pipeline. The system includes a gas-over-oil actuator and a wireless position monitor operatively coupled to the gas-over-oil actuator. The wireless position monitor includes an integral opened spool valve and is adapted to be communicatively coupled to a... Fisher Controls International Llc

Methods and apparatus to use vibration data to determine a condition of a process control device

Methods and apparatus to use vibration data to determine a condition of a process control device are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a vibration monitoring circuit to: collect first vibration data associated with a process control device during calibration of the process control device; calculate an operating threshold of the... Fisher Controls International Llc

Switch enclosures having environmental protection

Switch apparatus for enclosures having environmental protection are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a hand-operated switch actuator spaced apart from a first side of a wall of an enclosure having environmental protection. The apparatus also includes a magnet attached to the switch actuator and a magnetically-responsive switch disposed adjacent a... Fisher Controls International Llc

Disk valves to provide an equal percentage fluid flow characteristic

Disk valves to provide an equal percentage fluid flow characteristic are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a disk body, a sealing surface of the disk body to form a seal with a valve body in a closed position, and a wall protruding from the disk body. The wall includes an... Fisher Controls International Llc

Seal assemblies for use with fluid valves

Seal assemblies for use with fluid valves are described. An example apparatus includes a cage; a plug including a seal gland; and means for sealingly engaging an inner surface of the cage at least partially positioned in the seal gland and including a first portion and a second portion, in... Fisher Controls International Llc

02/09/17 / #20170038425

Apparatus and methods to detect semiconductor device degradation due to radiation exposure

Apparatus and methods to detect degradation due to radiation exposure are described. An example method to detect circuit failure due to radiation exposure includes determining a current of a semiconductor device in an analog circuit, determining an amount of radiation to which the semiconductor device has been exposed based on... Fisher Controls International Llc

02/02/17 / #20170030480

Control valve monitoring system

A control valve monitoring system is disclosed. The control valve monitoring system includes at least one sensor connected to one of a valve stem or valve shaft, and the at least one sensor detects a change in mechanical integrity of one of the valve stem or valve shaft. A device... Fisher Controls International Llc

01/26/17 / #20170023954

Valve positioner with overpressure protection capabilities

A method of limiting control pressure provided to an actuator of a valve coupled to a valve positioner, a drive signal is provided to a pneumatic stage of the valve positioner. The pneumatic stage is arranged to control output pressure of the valve positioner in accordance with the drive signal.... Fisher Controls International Llc

01/19/17 / #20170016749

Actuator bracket having a sensor

Actuator bracket having a sensor is disclosed. An example apparatus includes a bracket having a first side and a second side opposite the first side. The first side is to couple to a first surface of an actuator. The second side is to couple to a controller. The apparatus also... Fisher Controls International Llc

01/05/17 / #20170002952

Actuator apparatus with internal tubing and anti-rotation mechanism

Fluid valve actuator apparatus having internal tubing and anti-rotation features are disclosed. An example actuator apparatus includes a diaphragm plate defining a first pressure chamber and a second pressure chamber opposite the first pressure chamber, a first internal fluid passageway in fluid communication with atmosphere, and a second internal fluid... Fisher Controls International Llc

01/05/17 / #20170005703

Base station for gathering data from localized sensors

A base station for gathering data from localized sensors is described. An example apparatus includes a sensor to be operatively coupled to field equipment, the sensor having a radio frequency transmitter to send a signal to a base station, the base station having a radio frequency interface to receive the... Fisher Controls International Llc








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