Harmony among neighbors is always important, but especially so when industrial operations and surrounding communities are concerned. Measures taken to ensure that harmony can also help ensure a plant’s sustainability.
The ability to produce composite imagery generated from thermal images and corresponding daylight images of the same subject is clearly quite valuable. That said, proper IR inspections still require properly trained thermographers.
Much like humans, a site’s physical assets can slow down, vibrate, leak, and groan as they grow older. Furthermore, as with humans, it takes a team of caregivers to keep these assets performing as planned throughout their life cycles.
FLIR’s new C5 instantly uploads images to the cloud for users in the building-maintenance, manufacturing, and utilities arenas.
While some may consider it quaint, the old adage that countless grandmothers drilled into their families’ heads is timeless and applicable in many situations. Avoiding problems in today’s plants and facilities is a good example.
OEM recommendations don’t always jibe with how equipment actually is operated at a site. The only way to set oil-change schedules is to test and trend these lubricants regularly to determine when and how they degrade.
Is your site planning for a scheduled plant turnaround? This might be an appropriate time to brush up on a number of pesky capital-project issues that could keep the event from running smoothly, efficiently, and within budget.
As the world waits for effective medical interventions to deal with the current coronavirus scourge, pandemic-related strategies that organizations implement to help ensure healthy workplaces will be paying big dividends.
Emerson’s Rosemount Thermowell Design Accelerator is said to increase operational efficiencies and cost savings
Adversity breeds opportunity. Accordingly, many maintenance departments now have a chance to fully clean up a variety of issues at their sites. That includes working on all types of assets, be they seen or unseen.