I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTSCHEMENTATOR + Show More
Chemical EngineeringChemenator Briefs
Cellulosic ethanol Clariant AG (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) has produced the…
TECHNICAL & PRACTICALTOWER DOCTORFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSSOLIDS PROCESSINGEQUIPMENT & SERVICESAPPLIED TECHNOLOGIESFOCUS
Focus on Pumps
Track pump operation with this monitoring system This company has…
SHOW PREVIEWS

Comment PDF IIOT Oil & Gas

Enhancing Plant Safety Via Virtual ‘On-Site’ Visits

By Stacey Phillips |

New developments in augmented reality can help plant operators fix critical issues while limiting the number of outside visitors entering the facility Reducing risk is an important goal for any plant or petroleum refinery to maintain the health and safety of its workforce. But today, reducing risk carries an additional meaning — protecting all plant workers from potential exposure to the coronavirus. Over the course of 2020 and now well into 2021, doing so has required limiting face-to-face interactions and maintaining social distancing among plant personnel and site visitors. Plants may additionally have hard limits on the number of people who are allowed inside at a given time. For these reasons, any measure that can help limit human-to-human contact while enabling an operation to maintain consistent, quality production is a beneficial development. In the world of the chemical process industries (CPI), implementing these measures is not always easy. On-site visits from contractors, teams of engineers, or other advisors are often an essential part of a plant’s operations, whether the visits are associated with fixing broken equipment, troubleshooting malfunctioning fluid or sampling systems, or generally enhancing procedures…
Related Content
Immersive technologies advance
One of our cover stories this month highlights how augmented reality (AR) is being used in industrial settings to enhance…
Mobile Devices for Today’s CPI
New mobile devices, apps and augmented reality are supporting the digitalization revolution, as well as keeping business going during the…
Working remotely
With the prevalence of sophisticated mobile devices today, and the almost ubiquitous availability of WiFi — even on airplanes now­—…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
GMP In The Cosmetic Industry
Solve turbomachinery problems: Miba Tilting Pad Bearings
Six Steps to Designing a Storage Vessel That Really Works
SICK Solutions for Cleaner Industries - Powerful Transitions
Gain a Digital Line of Sight Across the Whole Lifecycle of the Plant with a Digital Twin

View More