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Glacier Energy, a leading international provider of specialist products, services, and engineering solutions for energy infrastructure, has developed a new predictive maintenance tool for monitoring heat exchanger performance.
Andy Scott, Director of Glacier Energy’s Heat Transfer division, said: “We are delighted to launch HTX Digital which reinforces the strength of our thermal mechanical capabilities and our market-leading status in the heat transfer field.
“Using specially designed analytics and algorithms, our subject matter experts can interpret heat exchanger data into meaningful insights that can be acted upon in real time, or predicted, to maintain and improve operational stability.”
“Glacier Energy is a proactive participant in the energy transition, and through the launch of HTX Digital, we are supporting the sustainability of our industry by helping our customers to achieve cleaner and more efficient energy production.”
Lost production in the UKCS due to heat transfer equipment failures, is estimated to be around £600million per annum. HTX Digital has the potential to reduce maintenance costs and unplanned downtime by up to 30%. Furthermore, it can measure and monitor the carbon footprint of heat exchangers to help reduce CO2 intensity and emissions from operations.
As well as the launch of HTX Digital, Glacier Energy’s heat transfer team is moving to a larger design and manufacturing facility next month to support the company’s future growth and meet the demand for its services across the offshore, onshore, and alternative energy sectors.