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Chemical

Flame Retardant Plant Prevents Drop in Product Quality Due to Faulty Temperature Indicator

Problem A faulty temperature indicator led to non-uniform furnace temperatures How SAM...
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Chemical

Flame Retardant Plant Prevents Production Loss Due to Poor Pump Performance

Problem A redundant cooling agent pump had mechanical problems, causing reflux temperature...
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Chemical

Chemical Plant Prevents Sudden Evaporator Failure

Problem Leakage within a tank that was not easily accessible or visible...
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Chemical

Data Showed Control Valve Failure Where Visual Inspection Did Not

Problem Control Valve Failure (fertilizer industry) Issue reported with SAM GUARD® •SAM...
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Chemical

Production Failure Prevented When Stirrer Displaced

Problem Stirrer Failure in Reactor (fertilizer industry) Issue reported with SAM GUARD®...
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Chemical

Critical Pump Failure Prevented in Fertilizer Plant

Problem Pump failure, inlet flow to distillation column in a fertilizer plant....
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Petrochemical

Continuous Discrepancy in a Relationship Between Vibration Tags

Problem SAM GUARD  identified a continuous discrepancy in a relationship between two...
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Plastic

Tank Level Meter Faulty in Plastics Plant

Problem The meter measuring the level of polymer plastic in the tank...
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Petrochemical

Petrochemical Plant Prevents Damage Due to Faulty Valve

Problem A particular valve was behaving strangely One valve was constantly closed,...
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Petrochemical

Control Room Running Blind to Compressor’s Status

Problem The translator for the signals from the controller responsible for the...
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Petrochemical

Fixing Wear & Tear on Valve to Regain Control Over Flow

Problem A valve was not closing properly, which led to a lack...
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Chemical

Chemical Plant Fixes Reactor’s Pump to Maintain Batch Quality and Quantity

Problem Failure in the reactor’s jacket pump, which circulates the flow inside...
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Chemical

Early Alerts Prevented Product Loss

Problem Leakage in the heat exchanger – outlet temperature is higher than...
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Petrochemical

Flare Event and Communication Crisis Prevented

Problem Pressure difference was growing for control valve. How SAM GUARD Helped...
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Mining

Vibration Drift in Pump

Problem The pump was experiencing vibration drift: There was an observable change...
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Mining

Oil Temperature Rise in Pump

Problem The pump’s oil temperature rose by >10[C]. This temperature level is...
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Chemical

Blockages in Furnace

Problem The plant was experiencing blockages. Faulty product temperature reading may have...
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Pulp & Paper

Boiler Motor Failure

Problem Boiler motor failure How SAM GUARD Helped A failure that happened...
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Chemical

Chemical Plant

Problem Customer complained of availability issues. Operation was not smooth, and availability...
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Cement

Broken Tooth in Raw Mill Separator

Problem One of the plant’s raw mill dynamic separators had a broken...
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Petrochemical

Non-repeating Failures in Different Locations

Challenges Plant has non-repeating failures that occur in a different location each...
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Refinery

Beating the Fixed Alarm Threshold

Problem Indicators showed position tags of valve at 90%. Reformer tube temperature...
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Chemical

Blockage in Heat Exchanger

Problem Partial blockage led to reduced heat transfer, potentially higher energy costs,...
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Cement

Failures in Overlooked and Ignored Places in Plant

Challenges Need to increase visibility within the plant. Failures occur in overlooked...
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Pharmaceutical

Probe Failure in Fermenter

Problem •A probe is used in a fermenter to detect various process...
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Pharmaceutical

Pressure Sensor Failure in Bubble Trap

Problem •SAM GUARD detected a change in set point behavior of flow...
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Chemical

Chemical Plant Recalibrates Faulty pH Sensor

Problem Growing deviation between the values of two pH sensors  Measurement Tags...
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