The May technology evening was held as usual at the Durban Country Club where Dhiren Naidoo, product manager of the level and pressure division at Endess+Hauser, presented on the topic of Heartbeat technology.
Chairman Hennie Prinsloo (left) thanks Dhiren Naidoo after the presentation.
Dhiren took us through the different diagnostic, verification and monitoring services offered by Heartbeat, as well as how it enables cost effective and safe operation of a plant during its entire lifecycle.
Heartbeat technology complies with the requirements for traceable verification according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008–(Section 7.6 a) Control of monitoring and measuring equipment, and is audited and attested by TÜV. Furthermore, it offers reliable self-monitoring diagnostics, compliant and traceable testing verification and supports condition-based maintenance, as compared to old technology instrumentation, where verification tests are time consuming and can lead to possible production downtime.
The benefit of Heartbeat is that it allows inline verification without process interruption. Verification is automatically generated and supports the documentation requested by internal and external procedures and standards.
Dhiren’s presentation was both interesting and informative and his accompanying table-top exhibition added value for members. The branch thanks Endess+Hauser for its kind sponsorship of the evening.
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