Focus on Maintenance Tools

Wireless condition monitoring for rotating machinery Last month, this company introduced the Sulzer Sense wireless IoT condition-monitoring system (photo). The solution includes wireless sensors that are

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TechnipFMC and DNV GL to develop qualification methodology for digital twins

TechnipFMC (Houston; www.technipfmc.com) and DNV GL (www.dnvgl.com) have entered into a partnership to develop the oil and gas industry’s first methodology for qualifying the integrity of digital twin technology. The methodology aims to bring a level playing field to the sector’s varying technical definitions of, and expectations towards digital twins. It will set a benchmark […]

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Atonix Digital introduces the first purpose-built Asset Performance Management solution for wastewater-treatment facilities

Today, Atonix Digital — a subsidiary of Black & Veatch Overland Park, Kansas; www.bv.com) focused on data-driven software applications — announces its new Wastewater Treatment Solution. The solution is geared to help facility operators identify previously undetectable changes in systems performance and unlock new opportunities to control costs, manage risk and improve service. “This is […]

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Fujian Meide taps Honeywell technology to monitor on-purpose propylene production

Honeywell today announced that Fujian Meide Petrochemical Co., Ltd. will use the Honeywell Process Reliability Advisor to provide prescriptive monitoring of its UOP C3 Oleflex unit in China. The Oleflex unit is designed to convert propane into 660,000 tons per year of propylene, the primary component in many plastic resins, films and fibers. Honeywell Process […]

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Equinor’s engineers start digital transformation with Aucotec

The engineering software developer Aucotec AG (Hannover, Germany; www.aucotec.com) acquired a new major client in the oil, gas, wind and solar energy sectors: Equinor ASA (formerly Statoil; Stavanger, Norway; www.equinor.com), will be digitizing and maintaining its plants with Aucotec’s data-driven, cooperative platform Engineering Base (EB) from now on. Equinor is one of the world’s largest […]

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Focus on Mobile Engineering Apps

A mobile app to access on-demand fan information This fan and blower manufacturer has introduced a mobile app (photo) to help users find information about their fans and order replacement parts. Using the app

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3D Printing: Foundations for Mainstream Adoption

The seemingly boundless versatility of additive manufacturing makes it an area ripe for fast evolution, but critical industrial applications also demand verification and reliability There is no doubt that 3D

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BASF and TU Berlin launch artificial intelligence cooperation

BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin; www.tu-berlin.de) have signed an agreement to cooperate closely in the area of machine learning. The aim of the collaboration, Berlin-based Joint Lab for Machine Learning (BASLEARN), is to develop workable new mathematical models and algorithms for fundamental questions relating to chemistry, for example, from […]

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Technology for Predictive Maintenance Debuts at Connected Plant Conference

ProAxion (www.proaxion.io) will highlight the latest in Internet of Things (IOT) technology for providing predictive maintenance tools for both large and small industrial facilities during the upcoming Connected Plant Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, February 19-21. On display at booth 107 will be ProAxion’s innovative TACTIX™ 24×7 predictive maintenance system. The TACTIX system is unique […]

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