VisualAIM’s tools provide the necessary functionality to better streamline design, development and delivery of intelligent plants.
In this era of digital transformation, VisualAIM serves to guide new plants and modernize Brownfield facilities quickly and effectively through its intelligization tools.
Use the platform as your central hub for creating and tracking drawing redlines to keep your drawings up to date. The IDP has a redline feature that allows users (maintenance, inspection, and operations personnel) to reflect changes they see in the field directly on the intelligent drawings through a tablet while performing their day-to-day activities. The redlines performed on the drawings understand the specific assets and components effected. This allows users to describe changes to specific components on the drawing. The redlining tool also enables 80% of drawing changes (text changes, symbol additions, flow direction corrections, etc) to be executed directly through the tablet and re-exported into the master CAD file. The redlines are then reviewed and follow the owner operator’s management of change process (MOC) to update the master CAD file. The IDP reads the latest version of the file and synchronizes it into the platform, keeping drawings continuously as-built.
Accurately align your process data with equipment variables to accelerate your implementation of predictive analytics. Our customer was facing the challenge of aligning data tags of process variables (pressure, temperature, flow, etc) with equipment variables (e.g. discharge pressure for a pump or inlet temperature for a heat exchanger) across 5,100 P&IDs. Upon intelligizing the drawings, the IDP’s Hierarchy tool was utilized to effectively align the instrument data with the asset variables and deliver the project in 8 weeks instead of the originally expected 130 weeks through manual methods. High IP drawing selections were executed by the customer by training their technical services team on how to use the IDP in a matter of minutes.
Visualize process lines across multiple P&IDs in a single view to improve operations and maintenance activities. The Process Mapping feature of the IDP allows users to define process lines from their origin to their destination. This, in turn, allows the platform to map a process line that flows across multiple drawings to be visualized in a single view. A Global Terminal Operator utilizes this feature to visualize their fluid transfer processes across multiple drawings to visually ensure operators open or close the appropriate valves in the alignment process prior to commencement of the transfer. This greatly mitigates the probability of product contamination or spillage due to manual operation.