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ISA108 Intelligent Device Management focuses on work processes

01.01.2014  |  Hollywood, Paula,  ARC Advisory Group, Dedham, MA

Keywords: [safety] [enterprize management] [predictive maintenance] [wireless] [intelligent devices] [equipment monitoring]

Over the last decade, field instrumentation and analytical chemistry device suppliers have made tremendous progress incorporating value-added functionality into intelligent devices. This includes enhanced visualization and health monitoring functionality to facilitate predictive maintenance (PdM). Despite these technological advancements, many companies are not fully using digital device diagnostics to their best advantage. Consequently, plant operational efficiency has not improved significantly, nor have costs, due to device-related accidents.

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