Instrumentation Reliability Network

Our mission is to share historical information and lessons learned in order to minimize environmental harm, improve industry safety, maximize asset performance and reduce maintenance costs through better lifecycle management of instrumentation and controls applied in the process industry.

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About IRN

View the IRN brochure by clicking here
View the IRN Charter by clicking here.
View the IRN presentations from the 2014 Instrumentation Symposium by clicking here.
View IRN 2014 Winter Meeting notes by clicking here.
View the 2014 IRN Meeting Calendar by clicking here.
View instructions to log into IRN SharePoint by clicking here.
View instructions to change your IRN SharePoint password by clicking here.

IRN Vision
Stakeholders join to form a collaborative network to:

  • Benchmark current performance of instrumentation and controls in process industry applications.
  • Define a common taxonomy to support consistent collection of quality data from maintenance and proof test activities.
  • Share lessons learned in improving instrumentation and controls reliability.

Past Webinar Information

February 25, 2014 Webinar
Title: "Understanding Functional Location and Equipment in the Failure Data Collection Process"
Presented by John Harrison with SAP.
Click here for the webinar slides.
Click here to view the webinar recording.

Fall 2013 Webinars
This fall we hosted a two-part webinar series on "Configuration of SAP to Collect Failure Data".

The first webinar was titled, "Understanding Functional Location and Equipment in the Failure Data Collection Process," and was presented by John Harrison with SAP on October 23, 2013.
Click here for the webinar slides.
Click here to view the webinar recording.

The second webinar was titled, "Understanding Notifications and Orders in the Failure Data Collection Process," and was presented by John Harrison with SAP on November 12, 2013.
Click here for the webinar slides.
Click here to view the webinar recording.

2014 Upcoming Events

IRN Summer Meeting
July 23 – 24, 2014
Houston, TX
Click here for the Agenda

This year we are hosting a series of webinars for IRN data collection. Each webinar will be presented via Webex and will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you may view the posted recording.

Don't forget to join the IRN Steering Committee subgroup on LinkedIn! You can request admission by clicking here: IRN Steering Committee subgroup request.