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Why do you need to do alarm maintenance?

Nov 14, 2018 7:03:00 AM / by Arvid Halrynjo posted in Alarm Improvement Project, Alarm Management


The quick answer is that it guarantees the integrity of the alarms at the lowest cost. This is important because correct alarms can help prevent accidents and loss in production. Maintaining the alarm system constantly is the most cost efficient alternative, compared to having staggering maintenance projects at irregular intervals. For new projects and modifications, the alarm philosophy is the basis for the changes, so this should be in place in order to have an optimal alarm system. 

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Do I have an alarm problem?

Oct 29, 2018 8:46:35 AM / by Nitin Moghe posted in Alarm Management


How can you know if your alarms are giving you a problem? There are different indicators that can be seen when we are experiencing alarm problems, and they usually show up in the alarm system.


So what is an alarm system? 

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What is the cost of an Alarm System Improvement Project?

Aug 7, 2018 7:10:00 AM / by Ola Guldbrandsen posted in Alarm Improvement Project



There are a lot of different factors you would need to consider before starting an alarm project. Various factors will have an impact on the project cost. Therefore, it is interesting to estimate the actual cost of an alarm system improvement project.

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Why does your production site need an Alarm Philosophy?

Jul 24, 2018 7:05:00 AM / by Ove Heitmann Hansen posted in Alarm Philosophy, Alarm Management


The easy answer is: "Because it is a statutory requirement". An Alarm Philosophy has to follow specific standards, and in a court of law you could be held accountable for not applying the standards to your alarm system design. However, there is more than the legal aspect to it. The Alarm Philosophy exists for operational, safety, work environmental, design and behaviour reasons - and ultimately, cost effectiveness.

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Why do some Alarm Improvement Projects fail?

Jul 12, 2018 7:14:00 AM / by Bernt Eldor posted in Alarm Improvement Project


There are many factors to consider when analysing why some alarm improvement projects fail. For instance, some companies underestimate the time and people needed in order to have a successful project. What actions can you take in order to ensure success?

Click to download Your Guide: A Successful Alarm Improvement Project

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The Cost of an Alarm in Process Control and Safety Systems

Jun 25, 2018 7:20:00 AM / by Bernt Eldor posted in Alarm Management


It is easy to understand that the consequence of not responding to a critical alarm may be incidents, accidents and potentially enormous costs. However, it is not that straight forward to understand that there  is a cost associated with any alarm. How can we quantify that cost?

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Welcome to DigiTales

Jun 25, 2018 7:15:00 AM / by Bernt Eldor


At Eldor, we strive to empower your team by delivering you industry leading knowledge and up-to-date research and tips which may be cruicial to achieving success in your business. We are proud to introduce you to Eldor's new blog: DigiTales. 

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