EC: PlantTriage v13 to monitor and diagnose plant control loops

Software — Data analytics, diagnostics: The PlantTriage software, based on ExperTune technology, monitors plant control loops 24 hours a day, diagnosing issues, and prioritizing opportunities for improvement. This is a Control Engineering 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards Finalist.

October 13, 2016

The latest version of PlantTriage leverages Metso’s knowledge of smart positioners, and release introduces support for valve position feedback information. New reports and dashboards combine smart positioner feedback with traditional assessments to deliver a complete picture of the health of the valve.

It includes advances in cyber security. The use of JAVA has been eliminated, closing down a vector for security attacks. PlantTriage now allows customers simple ways to manage security and system access that are fully integrated with standard machine and domain security management, such as Microsoft Active Directory. The latest software also provides new flexibility in licensing, making it simple to install and manage software licenses in completely virtual environments.