May 11, 2023
ABNORMAL LEVEL INCREASE – CASE STUDY
EVENT REPORTED by SAM GUARD®
SAM GUARD® detected an abnormally high fluid level in a critical storage tank.
MAINTENANCE TEAM FINDINGS
Following the SAM GUARD® alert, the plant team found out malfunctioning device and that there are no alerts for this tag in the control room. They switched to the backup device.
COST / DOWNTIME AVOIDED
The plant team was unaware that the device and it’s back up were not working properly.
If a real-time fault would have happened, no one would have been aware of it. It could have lead to a significant effect both on the process and on the environment.
Potential Saving: <10K $
“SAM GUARD® detected a crucial malfunctioning device that has a significant effect both on the process and on the environment.”