A typical chemical or oil & gas company has various use cases for manual valve positioning that can be made economical viable nowadays through IoT. Understanding the position of manual valves as part of maintenance is a case often referred to in the industry.
In today’s industry, written procedures are used to guide operators through these valve operations. LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out) is often used to identify and verify the correct position as part of these procedures. However, this still leaves significant room for mistakes.
In this Application sheet you will find a detailed use case description of what is done and how it contributes to increase safety and efficiency.