Reliability & Maintenance
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The unintended consequences of a digital program without a rigorous governance protocol: bad decisions, lost profits, and, in the worst case, a catastrophic event.
This article proposes five specific actions to try instead of slashing costs.
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Posted: Oct 07, 2019
Many refineries rely on equipment well past original design life. These assets, some of which now have been in operation for double that time, face an ever-increasing risk of failure due to internal corrosion attack.
Posted: Jun 19, 2019
Getting pressure sensors to last in the corrosive, volatile, and hazardous environments typically found in the chemical industry is a challenge. This paper focuses on improvements in pressure technology, specifically ceramic cells and other safety features
Posted: Mar 27, 2019
If an out-of-control situation is detected, you can quickly make changes to bring the process back into control. It’s a dance that requires monitoring and action. To help you with process-control footwork, Chemical Processing has put together an
Posted: Mar 12, 2019
In batch processing, there are several things to consider. It’s not unusual for a facility to average more than 1,000 alarms per month. But alarm-remediation projects can reduce total alarms by over 70%. When it comes to blenders, choice can affect end r