Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

Insight into the machine condition monitoring strategy at Braskem petrochemical plant

Article about monitoring world’s largest Green Ethylene Plan. In operation for over 2 years, this article gives an insight into the machine condition monitoring strategy at the plant and how it was implemented.

Find out more about their solution offering in the world’s leading trade fair Hannover Messe 2016. Visit Brüel and Kjær Vibro in Hall 17, Stand A18/1, (A18)

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Industry 4.0

Case Study: benefits of automated root cause analysis in production processes

A case study describing the benefits of using automated root cause analysis combined with advanced data retrievel techniques in the pharmaceutical industry.

From generating strong signals out of small data sets up to the validation via DoE.

Benefits range from process improvements and energy savings to reduced waste product.

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Industry 4.0

Prayon case study: with data mining to energy efficiency improvements

Prayon is the world leader in production of phosphate salts. This short case study describes how Engis, the main plant of Prayon, saves EUR 500.000 per year on energy costs.

 

Prayon has applied three main steps delivered by specialist PEPITe: advanced data mining techniques, real-time visualization and cross department training.

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Industry 4.0

4 case studies: how analytics deliver energy savings in pulp and paper industry

4 short case studies describing how PEPITe has used data analytics to reduce energy consumption in pulp and paper industry. Case studies cover the objective, the solution applied as well as benefits achieved including financials and project timelines. Areas of improvements are ranging from optimization of steam consumption to energy recovery.

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Industry 4.0

PLC - hidden champions for industry 4.0?

Industry 4.0 – often called the “next industrial revolution”- is becoming reality.

And PLCs (programmable logic controller) have been at the nexus of industrial transformation ever since the introduction of the Modicon 084 in 1969.

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Industry 4.0

Process Control for Active Energy Management in Industry

This white paper was written by analysts of the Industrial Automation Practice at Frost & Sullivan to elaborate on the potential to leverage process control solutions for active energy management in Industry

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