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Bringing AI operational management to the water industry

CREA is an operational intelligence platform that allows management and optimization of integral wastewater treatment processes using real-time data monitoring of key process parameters. CREA provides intelligent decision support, multiple control strategies and automatic reporting on key data analytics and…

Manage the automation lifecycle of water and wastewater units

The newest release of the EcoStruxture Automation Expert system, Version 21.2 (photo), provides complete lifecycle management, seamless integration of IT/OT services and improved system diagnostics for automation systems in water and wastewater treatment plants. EcoStruxure Automation Expert allows for automation…

New AI tool allows predictive maintenance on heat transfer fluids

A new predictive analytics tool for heat-transfer-fluid (HTF) life expectancy uses artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms built around HTF sample analysis data. The tool, known as Fluid Genius, is designed to provide recommendations for extending fluid life and maintaining HTF systems.…

Temperature Measurement Gets Smarter and Safer

New innovations in temperature sensors, calibration and associated equipment are helping to keep plants operating reliably and safely Temperature is one of the most important process parameters that needs to be measured and controlled in the chemical process industries (CPI).…

MAN Energy Solutions and thyssenkrupp to work on autonomous operation of turbomachinery

MAN Energy Solutions SE (Augsburg, Germany) and the thyssenkrupp business unit Uhde (Dortmund, Germany) are looking to drive forward the development, testing and marketing of autonomous turbomachinery systems operation for the nitric acid production industry and have signed a cooperation…

PAT is IIoT Ready

Combining process analytical technology (PAT) and the cloud for next-level productivity Process analytical technology (PAT) enables manufacturing and processing companies to continuously enhance their competitiveness in an increasingly fast-paced and demanding market (see part 1, “Process Analytical Technology Advances,” pp.…

Process Analytical Technology Advances

Developments in laser technology and significantly increased computing power are making process analyzers available for new applications and even for closed-loop control Process analytical technology (PAT) has undergone rapid development in recent years. Further developments in laser technology, the miniaturization…

Smart monitoring and management of control valves

The web-based Sam Valve Management system (photo) gives users an overview of all connected control valves fitted with smart positioners from this company in a clearly structured dashboard displaying all relevant operating and diagnostic parameters. Malfunctions can be detected instantly.…

Digitizing the industrial-gases supply chain

The Transcend IoT Platform streamlines industrial-gas supply-chain data by integrating data from multiple remote-monitored tanks, as well as adjacent equipment, such as vaporizers, compressors, pipelines, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other advanced systems. Users have the ability to visualize key…

New additions to IIoT software

A new packaging of Seeq features and packages was launched in March that features and applications as Seeq Team and Seeq Enterprise editions (photo). Both, which run best as SaaS on AWS or Microsoft Azure, represent the culmination of learning…