One of the biggest constraints for onshore productivity in oil and gas is pipeline corrosion, estimated to cost £1.5tn globally. Now, the application of digital sensors is helping to significantly reduce the cost of monitoring the deterioration of metal, and the risk of catastrophic and costly failures.
Manufacturing has a great deal to gain from increased connectivity and the data such an ecosystem produces, but what are the risks regarding data ownership and security? The Manufactuer explores the issue.
In a world where appliances last ten years and we replace our phones every two, it’s unusual to run into a company that produces components to last more than a quarter century. And with no maintenance required!