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From 400 Hours per Year to Zero Massive Reduction in DO Sensor Maintenance

The very low maintenance of optical sensors has transformed dissolved oxygen measurement at one of Brazil’s biggest power plants. ...


9 Security Resolutions for 2019

Ensuring continuity is essential for power and utility services. Security experts in this industry must protect systems and data from cyber threats. ...


How to Build a Cybersecurity Compliance Plan

Cybersecurity compliance can seem overwhelming at first. There is a multitude of standards, tools, and resources on the market to help organizations through the process. How do I find legitimate vendors? If any vendor tells you that using their tool guarantees compliance with a given regime, consider them suspect. When you speak with a vendor, ask them to ...


3 Steps to Infrastructure Security and Resiliency

November is Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month. In this blog post, we’ll look into what security and resiliency really mean for critical infrastructures such as the energy sector, water monitoring systems, and emergency services. ...


Reliable Water Quality Monitoring with Integrated Conductivity Sensors in Water Treatment Systems

On-line conductivity measurement of mineral contamination in water allows reliable and inexpensive monitoring of water quality through the various stages of treatment. In comparison to having to install different analog sensors to cover the total measuring range, a single digital conductivity sensor with integrated measuring circuit can measure from ultrapure to brackish water. ...


How can accurate pH measurement prevent power plant corrosion?

Control the corrosion environment with effective pH monitoring and the regulation of dissolved oxygen. ...


Predictive Approach to Resin Exhaustion Monitoring

A unique deionization capacity monitoring algorithm monitors the exchange capacity of deionization systems and accurately predicts resin exhaustion before leak or breakthrough, regardless of water quality. ...


On-line chloride and sulfates monitoring prevents corrosion

Continuous monitoring of chlorides and sulfates using microfluidic capillary electrophoresis (MCE) technology provides a proactive approach to controlling the impact of some of the most corrosive contaminants in power plant water. Find out how Nearman Creek Power Station in Kansas City simplified the process with on-line measurement. ...


Public Protection Strategies for 8 Critical Infrastructure Sectors

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has defined 16 critical infrastructure sectors in the U.S. IT professionals can utilize best practices to contribute to the overall safety and security of these sectors. Threat analysis should consider the likelihood of a particular group or categorization of cyber adversary. Once defined, the tactics, techniques, and procedures that are ...


A Revolution in Process Safety and Maintenance Management

Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) is an innovative technology for process analytical measurement solutions that simplifies sensor handling, enhances reliability and reduces sensor lifecycle costs. Learn more. ...


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