Honeywell Process Solutions has introduced its DynAMo Alarm and Operations Management software to help process industries better manage operations and alarms.
Poor alarm management can lead to serious consequences in process plants. The integrity and effectiveness of alarm management can be crucial in either assisting the operator by indicating abnormal situations quickly and simply, or otherwise by distracting, confusing or failing to notify the operator of abnormal situations.
Researchers from Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have developed an intelligent system that predicts when alarms might be triggered in industrial plants.
Poor alarm management is one of the leading causes of unplanned downtime and has been a major contributor to some of the worst industrial accidents on record. In Part 1 of this article we discussed the release of the ISA-18.2 standard, and in this part we look more at how it can be implemented.
Poor alarm management is one of the leading causes of unplanned downtime and has been a major contributor to some of the worst industrial accidents on record. Changing the practices and procedures used in the plant has become easier and more important with the release of the ISA-18.2 standard, which provides a blueprint for creating a safer and more productive plant.
Honeywell’s DynAMo Alarm Suite is advanced alarm management software that reduces the overall number of alarms while helping operators focus and respond to the most critical.
Honeywell reduces 'nuisance' alarms that can lead to billion-dollar losses in the process industries05 December, 2013
New alarm suite helps industrial plant operators identify and address most important automation alarms.
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Honeywell has announced the launch of its Remote Collaboration, Optimisation and Operations solution, designed to help customers share their expertise across remote facilities, improve safety in hazardous environments and optimise production and improve recovery.
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The alarm system is the primary tool for identifying abnormal operations and helping plant personnel take timely, appropriate action to move the process back to operational targets
Ineffective alarm systems pose a serious risk to safety, the environment and plant profitability. Too often, alarm system effectiveness is unknowingly undermined by poorly configured alarms