Process controls with Valmet DNA
The new nature of automation is here. It means that we see people collaborating easily and securely anywhere, anytime with any device. We see visual and well-organized ways of handling information and the possibility to assign various user roles and personalized control over processes and the whole business. An automation system that turns increasing dataflow into meaningful information
Valmet DNA is a single automation system for all functions – process, machine, drive and quality controls. It covers information management along with mechanical and field device condition monitoring. The single system architecture saves on both costs and effort, while ensuring open growth for your future challenges.
It’s in our DNA
Valmet DNA is based on the knowledge of developing distributed control systems (DCS) over for 30 years. One system serves all your control needs, including optimization, safety related controls and asset management solutions. It ranges from a micro-sized system, including the world’s smallest fully functional user interface, to mill- and plant-wide systems that support global organizations.
- User experience tools for operators, maintenance and management
- Reliable architecture
- All functions within one system: process, machine, drive, quality, condition monitoring and information management
- Architecture for high availability and lifetime expandability and upgradeability
- Compatibility and connectivity between generations
- Scalable from a single stand-alone controller to plant-wide systems
- Layered security approach
- Replay feature turns every single process picture into history mode to review past process situations
- Reliable system provides high process availability
- Reduced risk by redundancy, safety and cyber security solutions
- Improved process performance by advanced control applications
- Compatibility and upgradeability for lower upgrade costs
- Optimized total cost of ownership (TCO) through life-cycle services
First step to the future with Valmet DNA Dashboards
The new Valmet DNA Dashboards use real-time and history data already available in your system. They offer pre-analyzed, essential information presented in a visual way that is easy to interpret.
One of the benefits of Valmet DNA Dashboards is that it easily connects to existing system data. It provides key performance indicators for the roles of different users at mill or plant.
Valmet DNA Dashboards take situational awareness to a new level by offering meaningful information for any user group, from operators to the CEO. DNA Dashboards allow either stationary or mobile use – from any location.
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