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How To Develop a Shutdown and Turnaround Timeline

A well-structured shutdown and turnaround timeline is the backbone of the entire project. It will guide your team through the intricate process, ensuring they meet objectives on time and efficiently. Let’s break down the various components of timeline development in greater detail. Why Use FAT FINGER to Plan Shutdowns and Turnarounds Thorough planning results in […]

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Shutdown and Turnaround Challenges and Solutions

Effective execution of Shutdowns and turnarounds is paramount for industrial operations’ long-term sustainability and efficiency. This article will delve into the everyday challenges organizations face during shutdowns and turnarounds and provide practical solutions, including using technology solutions like FAT FINGER, to surmount them. Challenges Experienced During Shutdowns and Turnarounds Lack of Proper Planning Inadequate planning […]

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Importance of Data Driven Insights in Shutdown and Turnaround

Data driven insights have emerged as a game-changer in industrial shutdowns and turnarounds, revolutionizing how industries approach these temporary halts. Understanding the scope and scale of these shutdowns is crucial to grasp the significance of data in this context. The Significance of Data-Driven Insights Data-driven insights provide a data-centric approach to understanding various aspects of […]

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Demystifying Shutdown and Turnaround: A Step-by-Step Guide

Shutdown and turnaround are essential aspects of maintaining and optimizing industrial facilities, whether they are in the petrochemical, manufacturing, or energy sectors. These planned outages provide organizations with the opportunity to inspect, repair, and upgrade equipment, ensuring the continued safe and efficient operation of their plants. However, the process can be complex, costly, and time-consuming […]

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Preparing Your Boiler for a Shutdown: 5 Essential Steps for Safety

An industrial boiler is a crucial part of most manufacturing facilities. It powers the operations by generating steam, heating or cooling flows of liquids, and many other functions. This blog post will discuss the critical steps to take when preparing an industrial boiler for a shutdown. 5 Boiler Shutdown Procedures 1. Develop a Shutdown Procedure […]

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The Power of Quick Turnarounds in the Industrial Sector

Time is of the essence in the industrial sector. The quicker a manufacturing process can be completed, the better the outcome for businesses and their customers. This blog post will explore the advantages of quick turnarounds in the industrial sector and why they are essential for businesses to implement. 5 Benefits of Quick Turnarounds 1. […]

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Turnaround Work in Oil and Gas Refinery

Oil and gas refinery is a complex and crucial industry that significantly impacts the global economy. Refineries are large and intricate machines that must run continuously to keep up with the world’s growing demand for energy. Refineries require maintenance, including shutdowns or “turnarounds,” to maintain this production level. Turnaround work in refineries is a big […]

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Understanding Turnaround Time in Manufacturing

For many safety engineers and frontline workers, understanding the concept of turnaround time in manufacturing can be tricky. Turnaround time refers to when a machine completes one process to when it starts the following process. It is a crucial metric in manufacturing as it determines a facility’s overall efficiency and productivity. In today’s post, we’ll […]

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Trusted by companies all over the world Before FAT FINGER Long delays in production Without a proper tool in place, shutdown is almost guaranteed to be inefficient. which leads to delays in production, and extra costs. Procedures are not followed Without adherence to workflows, asset reliability is at risk. Bad asset data Little to no […]