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Refinery Mechanical Integrity on Your Desktop - at Your Fingertips

Posted by Ben Lapp on May 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Today, information is expected to be instantaneous. We are used to “Googling” for information and receiving instant results, sometimes more than we imagined. Online monitoring systems in refineries check temperature, pressure, flow, motor condition, and many other aspects of fixed or rotating equipment.

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Topics: Corrosion Monitoring, smartPIMS

Can You Dig It? - Monitoring Buried Pipelines

Posted by Ben Lapp on May 7, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Aging infrastructure is a topic many asset owners and regulators are concerned about. Recent occurrences of pipeline leaks, explosions and other failures are making the evening news. Companies responsible for the integrity of the pipeline are continually seeking new or improved methods of assessing and ultimately monitoring piping for specific conditions which could result in a leak or failure.

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Topics: webPIMS, smartPIMS

Some like it "HOT"

Posted by Ben Lapp on May 3, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Monitoring process equipment operating at high temperatures can be very challenging. Piping, vessels, and other mechanical equipment are typically insulated to minimize heat loss. Surface conditions can be difficult for NDT technicians to properly couple ultrasound probes and obtain reliable thickness reading as couplant can quickly vaporize at those high temperatures.

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Topics: smartPIMS

Plant Applications in IOW and FFS

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Feb 19, 2019 12:11:50 PM

The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Biennial Inspection Summit was held January 29 – 31, 2019 in Galveston TX.  It was the largest API Inspection Summit ever with 1,767 attendees – up 26% from the 2017 conference. 

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Topics: smartPIMS

Remote, Automated, Non-intrusive Corrosion Monitoring with smartPIMS

Posted by Venay Sehgal Bhatia on Jan 30, 2019 11:05:52 AM

Measuring Metal Loss with Installed Ultrasonic Sensors & IoT

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Topics: smartPIMS

About Sensor Networks, Inc.

Sensor Networks, Inc. has identified a problem in today’s world: when it comes to complex asset integrity, there are obstacles and challenges that you will face along the way. Where there are problems, innovative solutions should be created to fix them. With that basic mission in mind, Sensor Networks, Inc. was born.

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