SmartPlant® Explorer

SmartPlant® Explorer provides easy access to data from the SmartPlant Enterprise Engineering & Schematics solution suite.

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Engineers spend the majority of their time trying to find data – more specifically, trying to find the latest data. SmartPlant Explorer can help reduce that time by providing easy access to data from the SmartPlant® Enterprise Engineering & Schematics solution suite. 

Explorer gathers live data from SmartPlant Enterprise Engineering & Schematics solutions and ensures access to the latest data to enable faster, more accurate decision-making. Explorer is the solution for viewing, querying, and reporting on data generated by SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Electrical, and SmartPlant Instrumentation.


Why SmartPlant Explorer?

Save time, reduce costs

Maintain all pertinent plant information, documents, and drawings readily accessible in the right context

Support regulatory compliance

Quickly access accurate plant and regulatory information to save time and money

Make right decisions faster

Reduce data search time, thanks to simultaneous, real-time access to project data at its source

Improve communication

Enable other disciplines to view design data without paper document distribution

Enhance design-checking procedures

JV partners in global worksharing can review designs that form basis of scope of work

Support construction processes

Make project information readily available to all engineering parties involved


Enjoy these great features

Navigate project data

Navigate drawings, attribute information, design calculations, installation reports, project standards, and associated documents

Access project reports

Access equipment lists, instrument lists, piping segment reports, and line lists

Microsoft Windows user interface

Familiar, intuitive Windows desktop environment for immediate productivity

Internet Explorer web browser

Point-and-click access to project information using standard drawing elements and everyday user terminology

Server-side setup

Centralizes and reduces administrative effort, which applies to all modules

Project setup

Easy-to-follow question-and-answer dialog setup with online Help, Setup Wizard, and Getting Started Guide


Business Benefits of SmartPlant Explorer

Plant Owners

Save time and avoid the cost of lost production by providing easy access to plant information.
Whether you need to perform routine or emergency maintenance, make facility modifications to comply with regulatory changes, or assemble work packages for a planned shutdown, SmartPlant Explorer makes all of the plant information, documents, and drawings pertaining to the facility readily accessible in the right context.

Support regulatory compliance.
Quickly access accurate plant and regulatory information to save time and money.

Ease navigation across engineering tasks.
SmartPlant Explorer provides ease of integration and navigation from one application to another, providing access to P&IDs, instrumentation data, and associated data.

Reduce the cost of software and training.
SmartPlant Explorer is inexpensive to own and maintain, and does not require training or client-side installation of software.

Call external applications through customizing Web calls.

EPCs

Make the right decisions faster.
Reduce the amount of time spent searching for data, resulting in tighter project schedules and lower project costs, thanks to simultaneous, real-time access to project data at its source.

Improve communication with upstream and downstream tasks.
Enable other disciplines to view design data without paper document distribution. This eliminates the possibility of using out-of-date information.

Enhance design-checking procedures for global worksharing.
JV partners can review designs that form the basis of their scope of work.

Construction

Support construction processes by improving communication with engineering, making project information readily available to all parties involved.

Streamline the entire work process, and the creation of work packets.

Improve two-way communication using the Web and e-mail, and eliminate the costs of sending information by way of overnight packages.

Support scheduling, management, and execution of multi-location projects with an easily accessible "Web site" for project data


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