Product Spotlight: FlamePACĀ© Burner Management System

Ā  Ā  Trident Automationā€™s burner management system, FlamePACĀ©, gives you a robust tool to assure the safe operation of the burners in your plant with exceptionally easy to understand trip and diagnostic information. The burners in your dryers and TOs are critical to the operation of your plant –thatā€™s where FlamePACĀ© comes in. FlamePACĀ© is a powerful, feature filled solution, with concise and easy to understand graphics that significantly improves the ability to start, operate and troubleshoot burners. FlamePACĀ© alarming […] Read More

Ditch the black box and increase diagnostics!

Wherever fuel is burned ā€“ furnaces, ovens, kilns, dryers, boilers and other kinds of facilities ā€“ there is burner management system (BMS) in play. The basic nature of these systems with the use of explosive gases and extreme temperatures makes safety paramount. Historically the control systems running these processes have been ā€œblack boxā€ solutions that are expensive and tough to troubleshoot. A recent revision to NFPAĀ standards now allows the use of SIL3 capable off the shelf PLCs in place of […] Read More

Trident Automation marks 20-year anniversary

Right now, ethanol plants are fermenting on schedule, factory processes are running efficiently, and new technology is being switched on thanks to Trident Automation. This year, the controls automation firm celebrates 20 years in business designing process controls for manufacturing environment. ā€œWe like to think of ourselves as ā€˜in the pipesā€™ type of guys,ā€ says Jason Hurst, CEO of Trident Automation. ā€œOur job is to regulate and control anything that flows through a pipe or requires measurement in an automated […] Read More

Case Study: Collaboration with Siemens produces replacement controls

The Marquette Board of Light and Power is a municipal electric utility serving approximately 17,000 customers in the city of Marquette nine townships in Marquette County, Michigan. They commissioned a replacement control system and burner management system for their 50mw plant. Trident collaborated with our partner, Siemens, to design a control system for the plant, but our team members were on start for installation and start-up. During start-up, we were called on to trouble-shoot and adjust the system to maximize […] Read More