Flowserve Corp. (Dallas, TX), has announced the launch RedRaven, an IoT service suite to help production facilities monitor their assets remotely, predict equipment failures before they happen, and take preventive measures to avoid business disruptions. Named after a bird “known for its intelligence and insight,” the new platform supports any flow-control equipment regardless of manufacturer, thus allowing operations to quickly realize the full benefits of IoT and predictive analytics without major infrastructure changes.
HOW IT WORKS
According to the company, RedRaven is a services platform that takes a systems approach. Available with wireless or wired options based on applications, it includes sensors that are placed on industrial equipment and gateways that collect data from assets and then transmit it to the cloud with a secure, data-encrypted solution. Sites can access critical data on their equipment performance by way of Flowserve’s secure Insight Portal dashboard.
Flowserve’s dedicated remote monitoring facility is said to be a big differentiator in the new offering. The company notes that the facility is staffed by a team of technical specialists who don’t just identify problems, but also tell clients how to fix the issues and support them throughout their entire IoT journey.
RedRaven is suitable for any type of operation with flow-control equipment, including those found in the oil and gas, water, chemical, power, food and beverage, and mining industries, among others.