When Domtar’s Espanola pulp & paper mill in Ontario, Canada, was considering replacing their old flame scanners that monitor power boiler #9, Automation Specialist David Bench knew that he didn’t want to go through a new safety recertification process, if possible.
After surveying the market for alternatives that could meet their technical and safety requirements, he and his team decided that ABB’s flame scanners and its Flame Explorer software were the best choice. And they are happy they did.
“I am pleased to say that boiler #9 started up without incident, and that the ABB flame scanners have worked flawlessly since start-up,” Bench said. “The boiler is fully online and at a full load of steam. We have been impressed with the plug-and-play ease of this solution.”