Virgil Guzman - IMI Z&J
The move from historical based Hydraulic Actuation to high-performance Electric Actuation can reduce Delayed Coker maintenance needs. Two success stories, i.e. Statoil Mongstadt and Petron Philippines show how process control can be tracked to improve unheading performance. The “Feed-Back” data collected from both plant operation and our valves are integrated into smart PLC systems that using simple visualization methods can support preventive maintenance of the unheading equipment.
Virgilio (Virgil) Guzman is a mechanical engineer from the Universidad Tecnológica del Centro en Venezuela. Virgil joined IMI Z&J in 2010 working as regional sales manager for different regions in the US and Latin America.