Trap Management Tools & Technology

Groundbreaking Tools and Technology to Make Your Life Easier

Accurate, reliable, leading-edge tools, technology and software for monitoring, measuring, auditing and documentation.

Often the first to market, Armstrong has been granted more than 70 patents on exceptional products, technology and software. We invented the Inverted Bucket Steam Trap, and we brought you SAGE®, the most advanced utility system monitoring and documentation software available. Ours was the first efficiency methodology to be approved for international trading of resultant carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions credits under the Kyoto Protocol. These are just a few of the many state-of-the-art tools and solutions found exclusively at Armstrong.

SAGE UMT® Wireless, Handheld Trap Tester

SAGE UMT® Wireless, Handheld Trap Tester

Testing steam traps is as simple as pressing a button with SAGE UMT®. Armstrong's state-of-the-art, automatic trap testing device eliminates user error and raises the quality of trap testing to a new level. With SAGE UMT™, any steam trap technician can survey traps quickly, easily and accurately on a regular basis, while information syncs seamlessly to SAGE®.

SAGE UMT® is a Fundamental Tool in Your Complete Trap Management Program.

  • Detects traps in good, cold and blow-through condition
  • Piezoelectric acoustic sensor, developed and tuned specifically for the unique conditions found in steam traps
  • Non-contact infrared temperature sensor
  • RFID technology significantly reduces the time required to locate and identify traps
  • SAGE UMT® works seamlessly with SAGE® Mobile and SAGE® Smart Utility System Management platform
  • SAGE® immediately uploads data to the cloud where it's protected by high-level security and automated backups
  • Customers own their own data

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SAGE® Smart Steam and Hot Water System Monitoring and Documentation

SAGE® Smart Steam System Monitoring, Measuring and Documentation

SAGE® keeps you fully informed, 24 hours a day with regular updates, precise documentation, custom-filtered reports, and real-time alerts notifying you of any problems. SAGE® work seamlessly with our real-time monitoring products including SteamEye® and AIM®, ensuring that it always has access to the most current data.

With SAGE®, you are the owner of your data and it's always protected by high-level security.

This powerful software calculates steam loss data and reports it using Armstrong's proprietary steam system efficiency methodology that has been approved by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

SAGE® works harder to make your life easier.

  • Survey steam traps quickly and accurately with SAGE UMT® and SAGE® Mobile
  • Maximize your equipment's reliability, efficiency and safety
  • Customizable user experience
  • Accessible on tablets, laptops and PCs
  • Real-time dashboard monitoring
  • Multi-location views

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Wireless Steam System Monitoring

Our superior, groundbreaking solutions provide real-time monitoring of your critical steam trap population. You receive instantaneous notifications of any problems, enabling you to repair or replace failed traps before they create serious steam quality issues.

Both SteamEye® and AIM® can communicate with SAGE®, allowing the user to continuously monitor critical traps and survey the entire trap population, all in the same database.

Wireless Steam System Monitoring

Wireless Steam System Monitoring

AIM® (Armstrong Intelligent Monitoring

AIM® is a wireless monitoring technology built on the WirelessHART® and ISA-100 communications protocols, which continuously monitors and evaluates the operating condition of steam traps and other critical equipment in your system. AIM® provides instantaneous notification in the event of steam trap or critical equipment failure.

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SteamEye® uses a proprietary wireless transmitter mounted at the inlet of any type of steam trap to detect temperature and ultrasonic fluctuations in steam flow. In the event of steam trap failure, a signal is sent to a central receiver, alerting system operators that maintenance is required.

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Case Studies

Automatic Steam Trap Monitoring for Veteran's Hospital Reduces Labor and Energy

James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Florida, U.S.

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Wireless Steam Trap Monitoring in Military Facility's Classified Area

Bangor Military Facility, Northwestern U.S.

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Turnkey Retrofit Installation of Wireless Steam Trap Monitoring Addresses Lack of Personnel for VA Healthcare System

The Amarillo VA Health Care System, Texas, U.S.

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Wireless Steam Trap Monitoring Reduces Steam Loss and Consumption for a VA Healthcare

VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Manhattan Campus, New York, U.S.

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Turnkey Retrofit Installation of Wireless Steam Trap Monitoring on Health System's High and Medium Pressure Traps

VA Palo Alto Health Care System, California, U.S.

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Recommendations from Armstrong University

Smart Solutions

This course will discuss: smart solutions and industry applications, how smart solutions can help identify system issues and reduce energy costs, the basics of wire technology, and the value of steam asset management.

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College of Steam Users Package

Includes 12 courses. Lessons cover typical steam users in industrial and institutional environments. Other areas of focus include heat exchangers, steam tracing, control valves, steam traps and more.

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Contact Your Armstrong Rep

If you're interested in having Armstrong manage your trap population for you, or you're ready to know more about tools and training to start your own program, contact your rep for more details.

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