balance of plant
The chemical processing industry incorporates a broad range of machinery, both rotating and reciprocating, which are monitored using various types of sensors and other advanced technologies that measure equipment performance/health. The determining factor as to what must be monitored and how to do so is the criticality of the equipment, based on its importance to the process and/or operation.
- Ernest McCurdy
- T.F. Hudgins (division of Allied Reliability)
A large power utility in Hawaii was looking for more frequent condition monitoring on their Balance of Plant (BOP) generation assets. They had experienced significant equipment failures that occurred between their scheduled quarterly walkaround condition monitoring routes. They decided to trial Petasense technology on 8-10 assets...
- Ken Madsen