launches Bluetooth actuator app
Corp., a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global
infrastructure markets, has released the Flowserve FlowSync™ Bluetooth Actuator App.
The cross-platform mobile application provides plant operators with a smarter
way to commission, monitor, control and update actuators in a safe and
App offers easy and straightforward configuration and diagnostic options that
can be accessed through a touch-screen device (FIG. 1), enabling operators to digitize their
equipment and processes and save time and money on the commissioning and
maintenance of actuation equipment.
parts durability and sophistication, Flowserve Limitorque® electric
actuators have supported the process needs of customers for decades by
delivering reliable valve control in a variety of applications. In addition to
providing customers with value through its technical solutions, the company is
focusing on elevating the actuator user experience with the Flowserve FlowSync
App is available for download in the Apple and Google Play app stores and is compatible
with Limitorque MX Series B (MXb) non-intrusive, multi-turn, smart electric
actuators in the oil and gas, chemical, commercial power, general industries,
petrochemical and water industries.
with other Limitorque electric actuators is foreseen as part of future
operators and technicians benefit by using the Flowserve FlowSync app because
they can connect easily and securely from safe and comfortable distances to
configure or change actuator settings remotely. They also can set up, monitor
and control actuators using familiar touch-screen devices and commands.
dashboard helps users identify conditions or issues by displaying actuator
status, valve/actuator position, torque and speed, along with temperature
measurements. In addition, fast and reliable expert support from Flowserve
support specialists is available through the app.
learn more about the FlowSync Bluetooth Actuator App and its capabilities, visit
Solution for Microsoft
Seeq Corp., a leader in
manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) advanced analytics
software, has released the Seeq Solution for Microsoft Sustainability Manager.
The solution enables sustainability teams to extend the power of Microsoft
Sustainability Manager, a Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability solution, to
integrate time series process data preparation, analysis and continuous
improvement, reducing the environmental impact of process industry operations.
Analyzing time series data from equipment sensors is critical for measuring
sustainability impact at process manufacturing companies (FIG. 2). Microsoft
Sustainability Manager enables these organizations to unify their data to
record, report and reduce their environmental impact. By leveraging the new
Seeq Solution for Microsoft Sustainability Manager, these organizations can
extend this experience by radically decreasing data connectivity, preparation,
and analytics efforts.
With the solution, the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability data model is
incorporated into the Seeq workflow for consistency of emissions data. Process
experts leverage Seeq’s live data connectivity and auditable data cleansing,
and contextualization capabilities to enrich their time series emissions data,
reducing manual data preparation time by up to 80%. Sustainability teams can
seamlessly access this contextualized data within Microsoft Sustainability
Manager to track direct (Scope 1) and indirect (Scope 2) emissions for reports
and to set and track accurate emissions reduction goals.
In addition to providing access to the operational data for the corporate
sustainability teams, the Seeq solution empowers subject matter experts (SMEs) to
identify root causes of issues and opportunities for optimization on an asset
operations level. These insights provide continuous-improvement feedback as
reports and system-wide emissions views are assembled and utilized by corporate
teams in Microsoft Sustainability Manager. Real-time collaboration capabilities
within Seeq enable asset operations teams to streamline communications with the
broader organization, improving cross-functional awareness and emissions
For more information, visit www.seeq.com.
monitor improves equipment protection, worker safety
ITT Inc.’s PRO
Services has introduced the PumpSmart PS30, a next-generation load monitor that
uses a pump’s motor as a sensor to protect industrial equipment from common
machine failures. Using advanced logic, the user-friendly PS30 shuts down a
pump by stopping its motor at the first signs of equipment malfunction,
avoiding costly damages and operational disruptions while protecting workers.
for industries including petrochemicals and bulk chemicals, green energy and
municipal applications, new features of the PS30 monitor include a
large-format, externally mounted HMI screen to review data and programming,
event backlogging capabilities, and the capacity to manage voltages from 100 VAC–500 VAC with a single
addition, three independent alarm relays have been included to notify operators
and send a signal to the plant’s distributed control system when failure modes
like cavitation or dead head are detected. Easy to mount and maintain, the
monitor is also configurable via Modbus, a common serial communication protocol
used with programmable logic controllers.
It is designed to ease of operation and reduce the total cost of ownership, and customers
that adapt the PS30 will be able to install the monitor independently for
retrofit applications with little need for maintenance and upkeep.
magnetically driven pumps, the PS30 monitors power usage to minimize the risk
of catastrophic bearing damage. The PS30 features the ability to set power
limits to determine if there are variables to energy consumption and automatically
alert the user to these conditions. Notably, customers can also apply future
software updates to PS30 units, lessening the need to purchase new products as
requirements and technology evolve.
PS30 will replace PumpSmart’s former PS20 monitor offering for new customers.
For more information, visit www.pumpsmart.com/products/ps30.
heat exchanger and exclusive Hastelloy-C Crossflow Exchanger
a leading provider of mobile modular power, temperature control and energy
solutions, has launched two new rental heat exchanger fleets, the Large Node
Heat Exchanger and the Hastelloy-C Crossflow Heat Exchanger. The readily
available equipment provides customers in petrochemical and refinery operations
with the industry’s largest heat exchanger, as well as the only exchanger made
from Hastelloy. Both products are designed to ensure seamless operations for
petrochemical plants, refineries and complex chemical contexts by maintaining
customer production rates and enhancing the equipment processes.
5,700 ft2, the Large Node Heat Exchanger is the largest on the
market and enables petrochemical and refinery customers to reduce their carbon
footprint by replacing several smaller heat exchangers with a single Large Node
Heat Exchanger. This makes them ideal for plants and refineries where space is
at a premium, while their ready deployment means Aggreko can quickly install
the exchangers with limited production disruption.
from a unique corrosion-resistant nickel alloy, the Hastelloy-C Crossflow Heat
Exchanger is designed for particular applications in petrochemical plants,
refineries and complex chemical contexts. Unlike other heat exchangers on the market,
this material allows for higher resistance to a wide range of corrosive
chemicals and gasses. The composition of the Hastelloy-C Crossflow Heat
Exchanger enables it to meet unique PCR applications beyond the capabilities of
typical exchangers, the company says. With the launch of the Hastelloy-C
Crossflow Heat Exchanger, Aggreko is the only solutions provider to offer a
heat exchanger with this metallurgical composition for PCR customers.
launch of these two exchanger fleets is the latest step in Aggreko’s ongoing
mission to provide temporary solutions to customers that rely on mobile power
solutions without compromising reliability or negatively impacting budgets.
learn more about Aggreko’s heat exchanger solutions, visit https://www.aggreko.com/en-us/products/heater-rentals/heat-exchanger-rentals.
secures U.S. Patent for operational network risk mitigation system and method
a leading provider of operational technology (OT) cyber and digital risk
management solutions, has secured a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office (USPTO) for the company’s risk management model and attack graph
analysis algorithm. This marks a significant milestone for OTORIO's proprietary
technology and further validates the company as a pioneer in the OT security
USPTO issued U.S. Patent No. 11637853, "Operational network risk mitigation
system and method," for OTORIO's algorithm simulation model, which
underpins its end-to-end OT cybersecurity platform. The company’s unique
technology calculates OT cybersecurity threats by analyzing and visualizing
four key components—threat,
likelihood, vulnerability and impact—and provides risk mitigation actions prioritized according to
actual exposure and potential impact on operations. This enables organizations
to take proactive measures to safeguard their critical assets and processes.
attack vector graphs offer a dynamic visual representation of network topology
for easy navigation between assets, vulnerabilities, their connections and the
security controls' influence. This provides crucial context to OT cybersecurity
posture, along with concise calls to action, enabling organizations to
prioritize and address risk effectively.
monitoring capabilities empower organizations to proactively manage
vulnerabilities and harden security by evaluating the likelihood of incidents
across all assets, threats and potential scenarios. Any variations in the
security posture serve as a clear signal for proactive measures, enabling
organizations to stay ahead of emerging threats and safeguard their operational
company’s proprietary algorithm incorporates industry-standard metrics and
adheres to the NIST CVSS system for vulnerability scoring, ensuring compliance
with industry standards and avoiding the need for re-scoring of common risks.
learn more, visit OTORIO.com.
and liquid trading marketing application
Software, a global software leader dedicated to the energy industry, has
announced a major release for its eONE application, a leading solution for gas
and liquids marketing in North America.
latest release of eONE includes several new and improved features that deliver
additional value for customers such as:
at scale and speed is vital to the success of midstream operators in today’s
volatile and competitive marketplace where every interaction, process and
minute counts. With these significant eONE enhancements, Quorum’s customers
gain even more operational efficiencies, and new workflows for greater accuracy
and significantly reduced risk.
has been a trailblazer in the market for advanced gas and liquids trading and
marketing software for more than two decades, introducing several significant
innovations. Established in the 1990s, eONE serves major clients across North
America, optimizing complex midstream processes and enabling informed business
decisions. By providing transparency on supply, demand and transportation, eONE
maximizes energy delivery performance for small and large-scale energy
learn more about eONE, visit https://www.quorumsoftware.com/solutions/midstream/energy-marketing/eone/
Ultra-high-solids epoxy CUI-mitigation coating
Protective & Marine has introduced ideal solutions to mitigate the dangerous
condition of corrosion under insulation (CUI) with its new line of Heat-Flex® CUI-mitigation
coatings. The line includes Heat-Flex® ACE (Advanced CUI
Epoxy), an ultra-high-solids epoxy novolac developed
with a functional chemical enhancement for CUI mitigation. The coating performs
the best at mitigating CUI out of any other formulation available. In addition,
three coatings featuring a high concentration of micaceous iron oxide (MIO)
pigment round out the lineup, including Heat-Flex
750 (shown in FIG. 3), Heat-Flex 1200 Plus and Heat-Flex 650.
The MIO-enhanced coatings offer significantly improved CUI-mitigation
performance compared to similar formulations on the market.
battle against CUI is never-ending, as coated steel encapsulated in insulation
will inevitably corrode over time. All four Heat-Flex CUI-mitigation coatings
have passed extensive lab testing, showing good-to-excellent performance in a variety
of tests. These tests included various heat cycling, simulated CUI, BS EN
927-6:2016 erosion and dry film thickness (DFT) tolerance testing for thermal
resistivity performed on all coatings, as well as cryogenic testing performed
on the MIO-enhanced coatings. Heat-Flex 750, Heat-Flex 1200 Plus and Heat-Flex
ACE also showed excellent results following ISO 12944-9 CX cyclic anticorrosion
testing. In addition, Heat-Flex ACE showed exceptional results in a series of
CUI simulation tests performed in accordance with ISO TM21442 in excess of 204°C (400°F).
a new class of CUI-mitigation coatings, Heat-Flex ACE is a complete advancement
over other similar coatings on the market. The two-component, organic,
ultra-high-solids epoxy novolac coating is solvent free, unlike most other
CUI-mitigation epoxies, which typically have between 60% and 80% volume solids.
Being an ultra-high volume solids coating, Heat-Flex ACE reduces the release of
volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for better environmental stewardship and
reduced permitting costs for applicators. In addition, the coating has been
developed with a functional chemical enhancement and is free from the
flake-filled pigmentation that’s common in alternative CUI-mitigation coatings.
testing, Heat-Flex ACE far surpassed the capabilities of solvent-based epoxy
phenolic and novolac coatings designed for CUI mitigation. For example, it
displayed best-in-class temperature, corrosion, chemical and mechanical
resistance, while providing the most versatile DFT range among CUI-mitigation
better meet the needs of current CUI-mitigation specifications,
Sherwin-Williams also enhanced three existing formulations by adding MIO
reinforcements. Each coating features a minimum concentration of 25% MIO
pigment by weight in the dried coating film, which helps extend the life of the
coatings and reduces risk by addressing typical CUI failure mechanisms
experienced while in service and during shipping and construction.
coatings’ heavy load of MIO reinforcements provides greater durability against
impacts, chemicals and corrosion when coated assets are insulated and placed
into service. In addition, the MIO provides enhanced UV erosion resistance,
which protects the epoxy-based coatings from degrading before insulation is
installed on assets.
new Heat-Flex lineup of MIO-enhanced CUI-mitigation coatings includes:
more information about the entire Heat-Flex lineup of CUI-mitigation coatings, visit: