Preventive Maintenance - Chemical Processing Plant

Chemical processing industry faces a range of challenges from dyanamic market fluctuations to high energt consumption to stringent regulatory requirements. Downtime, energy waste and inaccurate measurements can cost millions and chemical processing professinals know that it's critical to maintain stable, continuous operations without sacrificing safety.


Maintenance Superintendent

Issues faced:    Solutions : 
·         Ensuring uptime is continuous and pretictable   ·         Infrared camera
·         Safety of personnel and the environment   ·         Power quality analyzer
·         Maintaining hifh product quality   ·         Process tools
·         Staying within budget   ·         Vibration testers

Instrument Technician

Issues faced:    Solutions : 
·         Preventing downtimes   ·         Process tools
·         Safety system testing   ·         Documenting process
·         Calibration of flow instruments   ·         Calibrators
·         Providing immediate response and repair    ·         Handheld oscilloscopes
during proceess interruptions   ·         Pressure calibrators
    ·         Loop calibrators
    ·         Digital mulimeters


Issues faced:    Solutions : 
·         Meeting equipment standards and specification   ·         Process tools
·         Effectiveness of repairs (valve repacking)   ·         Infrared thermometers
·         Assembling machinery   ·         Infrared camera
·         Determining optimal machinery pleacements   ·         Vibration testers
    ·         Visual IR thermometer


Issues faced:    Solutions : 
·         Delivering efficient, consistent and quality power   ·         Power quality analyzers
from utility or generation to process systems   ·         Infrared thermometers
·         Maintaining safety and high energy systems   ·         Process tools
·         Controlling efficient breakers and motors   ·         Insulation multimeters
    ·         Clamp meters
    ·         Visual IR thermometer
    ·         Vibration tester
    ·         Handheld oscilloscopes

Reliability Engineer

Issues faced:    Solutions : 
·         Preventive maintenance and asset uptime   ·         Infrared camera
·         Root cause analysis to prevent future failures   ·         Vibration testers
·         Troubleshooting emergent issues   ·         Insulation multimeters
    ·         Process tools
    ·         Visual IR thermometer
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