Forward Thinking Solutions

Advanced Industries can offer our customers forward-thinking solutions that they often cannot find elsewhere. A recent example of this being the below Air Slide Gate Valve for the cement production industry. Formerly a Halliburton product, this valve had since been discontinued and was no longer supported. We began working with a local foundry to start…Details

Supplier Excellence

In January 2019 a Nationally Recognized Rail-car Manufacturer elected to contract outside services to provide maintenance, stores and purchasing responsibilities at several of their larger facilities. New to the area, and accustomed to purchasing through national MRO agreements, the new service provider was unaware of the long-standing service and source of supply through Advanced Industries.…Details

ABB ROADSHOW, A SUCCESS!

Once again Advanced Industries and ABB teamed up to provide a true drive experience for the customer.   ABB provided this amazing drives trailer in order to showcase all that they have to offer on drives and soft starts.   It didn’t hurt to have a taco truck on site so everyone could eat while they toured…Details

Air Leak Detection Solves Actuator Malfunction

When an East Texas Power Plant’s header system of injection water to the bottom ash sumps continued to operate well below the optimum level, plant reliability was called on. At first opportunity, the double-acting, air actuated, high-performance butterfly valves installed on the header were inspected. In test performances, some of the valves would open or…Details

Thermocouple Solutions

In a cement plant in South Texas, we went through their stock of thermo-couples and determined where they went, how they were used and how often they were potentially failing. We then found misused applications and utilized the correct solution for that application.  Failures and overhead decreased which helped production to increase. Thanks to our…Details

Advanced Training

Recently Advanced Industries, with the help of Curtis-Wright, held a training session for a major customer here in the East Texas Area. Pop-A-Plug P2 High Pressure Tube Plugs provide a permanent mechanical sealing solution for leaking heat-exchanger tubes without explosives or hot work, eliminating the potential for circumferential cracking and other heat related issues associated…Details

DCS880 Training

    We recently provided ABB DCS880 training for a steel mill who bought (4) of these drives.  They needed training to start-up, commission and operate their drives in order to optimize performance and decrease downtime.   Advanced Industries provides integrated, technical training for customers on-site or in our training facility.  We support projects from start…Details