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August 12, 2013

R2 Successfully Completes EMOS® SIL2 Upgrade on One Line at Solvays Facility in Rheinberg, Germany


Montreal, QuebecR2 announces today it has successfully completed the upgrade to the latest generation of the SIL2 rated EMOS® (Electrolyser Maintenance Optimization and Safety) System for electrochemical process monitoring of membrane technology electrolysers at the Solvay chlor alkali facility in Rheinberg, Germany.

EMOS®‘s high fidelity cell voltage data acquisition system combined with its advanced engineering and data analysis tools are providing Solvay unparalleled visibility and reliability for electrolyser process monitoring. The latest generation, which is SIL2 rated, brings an even greater level of security. Beyond the basic alarm and safety functions, EMOS® is providing advanced electrolyser condition monitoring for qualitative insight into the operational performance of critical components, resulting in a precise, proactive approach to electrolyser maintenance and scheduling.

As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. Solvay generates 90% of its net sales in activities where it is among the world’s top three players. It serves many markets, varying from energy and the environment to automotive and aerospace or electricity and electronics, with one goal: to raise the performance of its clients and improve society’s quality of life. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,400 people in 56 countries and generated 9.9 billion euros in net sales in 2013.

R2 specializes in the design, development, and implementation of intelligent systems geared at industrial safety process, predictive maintenance and process optimization.

We provide world leading cell room safety systems. Top manufactures and market leaders worldwide trust the R2 EMOS® System to assure their safety and reduce their production costs

Since its inception in 1989, R2 has devoted its information technology know-how and electrochemical expertise to developing, producing and delivering practical solutions to the electrochemical industries. Backed by unique expertise and knowledge, gained from monitoring over 60.000 cells in 22 different countries, R2 offers a series of tools for the chlor alkali industry.

These solutions provide:

  • Increased Safety
  • Energy Cost reduction
  • Optimized asset use
  • Production cost optimization
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