Production Operating Cost Reduction at Dyno Nobel Using the WiHART Power Meter
Electrical energy usage is a significant variable cost that directly affects an operation’s profitability. Managing energy usage by monitoring specific electrical loads can minimize costs by identifying high energy users, which helps prioritize mitigation actions. Tracking consumption real-time also helps operators map periods of best efficiency so production can be optimized. Dyno Nobel LOMO site’s average monthly electrical costs are $200K. They recently launched an energy management initiative to reduce energy consumption. Recent studies indicate that implementing an energy management program can reduce a typical industrial facility’s electrical consumption by 7%. Conservatively using 5% savings, Dyno Nobel expects electricity costs to decrease by $10K/month or $120K/year.
Five Second Rule - Smart MCC Integration and Motor Control Benefits
A multinational food processing company utilized Smart MCC integration into their oilseed facility to help increase plant uptime. Improved diagnostic information is available to operators and maintenance staff from Smart MCCs into DeltaV.
BASF Uses IntelliSaw To Help With Preventative Maintenance of Electrical Assets
BASF Manufacturing Plant implements proactive solution to solve humidity issues in Transformers, Bus Ducts, medium voltage Switchgear and MCC lineups. The inherent design of arc rated equipment limits air flow in and out of the gear.
Are You Accurately Measuring the Health of your Solenoid Valves?
Regular health checks of your solenoid valves can help you improve reliability & increase uptime. In this video, Riyaz Ali explains how digital valve controllers detect subtle but dangerous issues like coil burning & malfunctioning plungers....
Eliminate Limit Cycles & Loop Interactions in your Plant
Process variabilities from by highly-interactive loops can mean reduced throughput and cause an off-spec product. Tiffany Tang explains how our expert consultants can provide relief in this EE365 video...
Reduce Total Install Cost & Increase Project Flexibility Using Distributed CHARMs
Project teams & EPCs often incur costly and time-consuming late changes. Rune Reppenhagen, explains how Electronic Marshalling uses CHARMs to improve project flexibility & eliminate design & implementation complexity in this #EE365 video...
AMS Implementation for Maintenance and Reliability at MEG Energy
" MEG Energy Corp. is a Canadian oil sands company focused on sustainable in situ development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. The Christina Lake facility started operations in 2008.