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How to get most out of your control loop


Control loop performance is more than just about tuning. There are huge opportunities. About 20 % of control loops are in manual. This is an incredible waste of investment. The cost of a loop is about the same as the cost of a car if you consider the entire design and installation cost. Having the loop in manual is like having a car parked in the driveway. Read more

Pasi Airikka - Intelligent automation for crushing and screening


Human intelligence is often defined using expressions such as fast learning, correct actions or quick problem solving. Quite simply, intelligence is conducting actions that result in benefits. It can be tedious to measure, but you recognize it when you see it. Similarly, crushing and screening processes can be equipped with intelligent, plant-wide process automation systems that conduct actions that result in benefits. Read more

Metso’s condition monitoring helps mill team to target and optimize maintenance of Indah Kiat’s new paper machine in Indonesia


The mill maintenance team at Indah Kiat’s Perawang mill has found the online system monitoring and its time trending capability helps them to isolate and target the real causes of machine vibration and avoid unnecessary and unscheduled repairs. This added intelligence about the actual mechanical condition allows them to prioritize and optimize labor and material planning to make them more time and cost efficient. Read more

The power plant automation solution secures paper and board production


The Stora Enso Imatra Mills produce over a million tons of board and paper per year. The energy production of the mills relies on two recovery boilers, the KK2 bark boiler and the K12 gas boiler. In order to secure availability, Metso updated the automation systems of the KK2 bark boiler and the K12 gas boiler, and improved the process with steam network management, combustion control and turbine controls and protection. Read more