Asset Performance Management for the PI System

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Reciprocating Compressor Performance Visualizer

Process Innovations and ACI Services have partnered to introduce a new generation Process Plugin for reciprocating compressors. The new plugin makes it easy to add advanced monitoring and alerting for reciprocating compressors to your PI Vision displays.

  • Calculate easy-to-read overall health score metrics
  • Compare current asset performance with manufacturer specific methodologies, tables, and curves
  • Replace irksome number tables with clearly plotted charts and graphs for monitoring displays
  • Identify and alert on unsafe operating patterns
  • Provide early warnings for slow trend variances from optimal norms
  • Maximize asset utilization, extends asset life, and avoids downtime

Advanced Reciprocating Compressor Analytics

Advanced Analysis & Visualization

Proactive Performance Management Simplified

PI Plugin - Health Exhaust Temperature Profile

Transform your PI System data into actionable insights to keep your plant running smoothly

Simplify advanced performance management analysis and skip the complexity of custom configuration with these proven PI System plugins.

Plugin Features

  • Clear insights tailored to your environment
  • Customizations and calculations for industry norms
  • Manufacturer curves for easy reference and additional insight
  • Intuitive dashboards and diagrams for at-a-glance assessment
  • Custom tagging and configuration options
  • Accessible formulae – no black box mysteries

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Power & Utilities

Combustion Gas Turbine Exhaust Temperature Profile

This PI System plugin provides a real-time calculation and polar plot of exhaust gas temperatures and maps to the originating combustion chamber.
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Oil & Gas

Pump Condition Monitor

This tool helps identify pump problems early. It calculates pump efficiency, driver/pump set efficiency, performance factors, suction head, NPSH, discharge head, and total head metrics ...
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Oil & Gas

Cooling Tower Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin provides detailed information for identifying problems with cooling tower operation or physical conditions.
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Compressor

Reciprocating Compressor Visualization and Analytics

This PI System plugin provides a real-time calculation and polar plot of exhaust gas temperatures and maps to the originating combustion chamber.
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Most Popular

Combustion Gas Turbine Performance Monitor & Plant Heat Rates

This PI System plugin provides real-time compressor efficiencies, expected generator capacity, and expected heat rates based upon compressor inlet temperature and humidity.
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Reciprocating Engine Generator Performance Monitor & Plant Heat Rates

This plugin helps with early detection of generator efficiency loss and other problems. It compares real-time generator capacity and heat rates to expected values from ...
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Pulp Line Condition Monitor

This plugin monitors the performance of the pulp line by comparing real-time drive motor power, water consumption, and chemical and bleaching agent consumption to design ...
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Water

Reverse Osmosis/Desalination Plant Monitor

This plugin monitors the performance of the Reverse Osmosis/desalination plant. It analyzes fresh water production, chemical consumption and energy consumption to provide real-time indication of ...
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Water

Distillation/Evaporation/ Desalination Plant Monitor

This plugin monitors the performance of the distillation/evaporation/desalination plant. It analyzes freshwater production and energy consumption to provide real-time indication of plant performance compared to ...
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Rankine

Coking Battery and Oven Monitor and Totalizer

This solution calculates and totalizes key parameters of the coking batteries and ovens.
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Power & Utilities

Transmission & Distribution Losses

This plugin calculates real-time electrical losses throughout the Transmission and Distribution system across all transformers and transmission lines from the source generators to the substations.
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Reciprocating Engine Driver Condition Monitor

This module provides real-time actual vs. expected power output capacity and actual vs. expected efficiency based upon manufacturer specifications.
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Drum Chemistry Monitor

This plugin plots real-time chemistry indications including pH vs phosphate and silica and cation conductivity vs. drum pressure against expected curves.
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Heat Fuel Gas Heater Condition Monitor

This plugin performs thermodynamic calculations on the fuel gas heater, calculating the real-time duty, heat exchanger effectiveness, heat transfer coefficient, and fluid flows.
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Turbine

Turbine Compressed Air Cooler Condition Monitor

This plugin performs thermodynamic calculations on the TCA (Turbine Compressed Air) cooler, calculating the real-time duty, heat exchanger effectiveness, heat transfer coefficient, and fluid flows. ...
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Oil & Gas

Heat Exchanger Condition Monitor

This plugin performs thermodynamic calculations on the heat exchanger tubes/fins/coils, calculating the real-time duty, heat exchanger effectiveness, heat transfer coefficient, and fluid flows, as appropriate.
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Boiler

Auxiliary Boiler Efficiency & Condition Monitor

This plugin delivers substantial insight into auxiliary boiler performance. It calculates boiler losses in real time in accordance with ASME PTC 4.1 then compares them ...
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Boiler

Biomass Boiler Efficiency & Performance Monitor

This plugin calculates boiler efficiency in real time and compares it to expected boiler efficiency based on historical data.
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Boiler

Boiler Efficiency and Performance

This plugin delivers substantial insight into boiler performance. It calculates boiler losses in real time in accordance with ASME PTC 4.1 then compares them to ...
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Compressor

Turbine Driven Compressor Condition Monitor

This plugin simplifies early identification of problems with turbine driven compressors. It calculates compressor discharge pressure, work (brake horsepower, and both include isentropic efficiency and ...
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Turbine

Combustion Gas Turbine Power Curves Display (Using Existing KPIs)

This variation of the Combustion Gas Turbine Power Curves plugin (PPI-LNG-CTG-PRF) allows users to customize the plugin with their own existing KPI tags.
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Turbine

Combustion Gas Turbine Power Curves

This plugin compares Corrected Power to Air Inlet Temperature and plots power against the Full Load Output design as well as PCD and WF curves.
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Fan

Fan Condition Monitor

This plugin quickly identifies issues with fan performance. It calculates fluid power, driver/fan set efficiency, blower efficiency, and total pressure then plots them in real ...
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Water

Blower Condition Monitor

This plugin makes it easy to identify problems with blowers. It calculates fluid power, driver/fan set efficiency, blower efficiency, and total pressure then plots them ...
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Oil & Gas

Turbo-Expander (Expansion Turbine) Condition Monitor

This plugin helps quickly identify potential problems with rotating equipment. It uses gas inlet and outlet conditions to calculate the power extracted by the turbo-expander, ...
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Compressor

Liquid Ring Compressor Condition Monitor

This plugin helps identify liquid ring compressor issues early. It calculates compressor stages, overall pressure ratios, free air delivery (FAD), brake horsepower and both isothermal ...
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Compressor

Centrifugal Compressor Condition Monitor

This tool makes it easy to identify compressor problems early. It calculates discharge pressure, work (brake horsepower), and both isentropic efficiency and polytropic efficiency then ...
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Power & Utilities

Wind Turbine Condition and Assets Monitor

This plugin compares real-time turbine performance to expected performance. It monitors turbine status for gear boxes, generators, and overall performance issues and organizes wind asset ...
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Power & Utilities

Wind Turbine Site Capacity Forecast

This plugin predicts wind turbine generator capacity based on weather conditions based on weather forecast feeds from weather.
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Power & Utilities

Solar String Condition Monitor

Assess and capture your DC to AC “performance ratio” by monitoring output vs. ambient light irradiance. This solution monitors the condition and performance of the ...
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Power & Utilities

Solar Park Model with Weather-based Capacity Forecast

This plugin uses a separate Asset Framework database to create a model for photovoltaic power stations. It regularly reads weather forecast feeds from weather.
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Power & Utilities

Coal Flue Path Emissions & EPA Calculations

This PI System plugin provides all applicable emissions calculations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 40 CFR Part 60 (Code of Federal Regulations) per the ...
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Boiler

Adaptive Emissions Optimizer for Coal Boilers

This PI System plugin is an ideal retrofit for meeting the Cross State EPA emissions program requirements.
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Power & Utilities

Deaerator Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin monitors the deaerator to predict the feedwater outlet temperature, terminal temperature difference (TTD), and steam extraction flow.
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Boiler

Boiler Cleanliness Monitor

This PI System plugin models each section of a boiler and calculates the overall heat transfer coefficient in real time.
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Power & Utilities

Detailed Thermodynamic “What If” Model

This PI System plugin features a detailed plant model is built in a PI-AF database integrated with a customized interactive PI ProcessBook display.
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Condenser

Water Cooled Condenser CW Pump Optimizer

This PI System plugin module provides real-time optimal Circulating Pump configuration in order to minimize the net heat rate for the unit or the entire ...
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Power & Utilities

Feedwater (& DA) Heater Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin helps identify problems with the feedwater heater’s operation or physical condition by comparing differences in expected versus actual results.
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Power & Utilities

Steam Turbine Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin module is useful for identifying loss of efficiency or other turbine problems.
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Power & Utilities

Rankine Plant Operations Cost Analysis

This PI System plugin module calculates real time financial losses or savings (in $/hour) based upon given operational parameters in comparison to the target values.
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Boiler

Boiler & Air Heater Efficiencies (PTC 4.1) & Rankine Cycle Heat Rates

This PI System plugin provides the gross turbine heat cycle rate based upon the boiler’s steam-side heat input to the turbine cycle.
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Power & Utilities

Chiller Performance Monitor & Advisor

This PI System plugin performs thermodynamic calculations on the chiller coils, calculating the real time chiller duty, heat exchanger effectiveness, and heat transfer coefficient.
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Turbine

Combustion Gas Turbine Operations Cost Analysis

This PI System plugin is extremely valuable for identifying immediate opportunities for turbine operations cost savings. It compares operational parameters to expected values and the ...
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Turbine

Combustion Gas Turbine Weather-based Forecast

This PI System plugin reads weather forecast feeds and inserts hourly forecasted ambient conditions into tables to forecast combustion gas turbine capacity and heat rate ...
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Boiler

Boiler Feed Pump Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin produces very useful graphics for early identification of boiler feed pump problems and performance degradation.
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Oil & Gas

Fuel Gas Orifice Metering Flowrate (AGA Calcs)

This PI System plugin, based upon American Gas Association (AGA) report numbers 3 & 8, calculates gas compressibility (Z) and real time fuel gas flow. ...
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Generator

Generator Reactive Capability

This PI System plugin provides a very handy visualization of real time generator operation compared to the limitations.
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Fan

Air Cooled Condenser Fan Optimizer

This PI System plugin helps operators optimize ACC Fan configuration to minimize net heat rate for the unit or the entire plant.
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Condenser

Air Cooled Condenser Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin module helps identify indications of problems with condenser operation or physical condition, which often have a substantial impact on plant heat ...
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Condenser

Water Cooled Condenser Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin module helps identify problems with condenser operations or physical condition that may have a substantial impact on the plant heat rate.
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Power & Utilities

Steam Turbine Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin is useful for identifying Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) integrity issues due to corrosion or other problems.
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Generator

Heat Recovery Steam Generator Condition Monitor

This PI System plugin is useful for identifying Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) integrity issues due to corrosion or other problems.
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Turbine

Combustion Gas Turbine Air Filter Change Advisor

This PI System plugin uses financial modeling to determine the most economically advantageous time to replace the CT Compressor Air Inlet Filter.
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Turbine

Combustion Gas Turbine Offline Wash Advisor

This PI System plugin provides a real-time calculation and polar plot of exhaust gas temperatures and maps to the originating combustion chamber.
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Power & Utilities

Combined Cycle Plant Operations Cost Analysis

This PI System plugin identifies opportunities for immediate savings by comparing operational parameters to expected values.
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Power & Utilities

Combined Cycle Plant Power Market Wise

This PI System plugin provides a complete package for market based power plants to effectively manage their assets.
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Power & Utilities

Combined Cycle Model with Weather-based Capacity Forecast

This PI System plugin reads weather forecast and inserts hourly conditions into the model.
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