COMDAS Evolution

COMDAS Evolution

Compliance Monitoring

Compliance Data Acquisition System for Continuous Opacity Monitoring Systems (COMS)

COMDAS Evolution is a complete PLC/PC based Data Acquisition System offering the most cost-effective way to record and report Continuous Opacity Monitoring (COMS) data for regulatory compliance.

Product Applications
  • New Opacity Systems
  • Retrofit of Existing Opacity Systems
  • Simple Parametric Monitoring
  • Simple Predictive Emissions Monitoring
  • Other applications requiring simpler compliance recording and reporting

Great New Features
  • On‐the‐fly editing of alarms
  • Email alarms and reports
  • Rate Calculators to help prevent excess emission conditions
  • Simple editing of System Flags, Alarms, Emissions States, Process Codes, Bias and Historical Values
  • Simple Configuration of Cal Setup, Cal Timing, System Constants, Alarms
  • Real‐Time and Historical Trending
  • Configurable User Permissions and Accounts
  • Automatic Backups
  • Automatic Report Generation

Flexibility is the Key!
COMDAS Evolution is the next generation of an already superior Data Acquisition System from Monitoring Solutions. With over a decade and a half of experience, customer feedback, and continuous improvements, Evolution takes COMDAS to the next level of performance, flexibility, and ease of use. Its advanced design is programmed in Visual, utilizes a powerful SQL database and runs in the latest Windows operating system.

The first look at the graphical interface tells the story with a completely user‐configurable dashboard ‐ and every user can configure their own:

  • Choose what information you want to display
  • Choose how you want to display it: charts, graphs, gauges, etc.
  • Configure the placement of all the elements
  • Configure the layout of the tables

PLC Based CEMCON System Controller
COMDAS Evolution Data Acquisition System utilizes Monitoring Solutions’ CEMCON PLC controller system. Most typically an Allen Bradley Micro Logix PLC is utilized to interface between the COMS hardware and the COMDAS PC. CEMCON offers flexible I/O and communication with a plant’s DCS or SCADA via analog, digital, or Ethernet I/P connections.

Powerful PC
COMDAS Evolution utilizes a powerful Dell™ desktop PC. This business grade PC is configured with a high‐end processor, two large hard‐drives configured in RAID, plenty of memory, and all the performance needed for superior operation. COMDAS Evolution arrives completely configured for a plant’s permit recording and reporting needs.

Remote Access
COMDAS Evolution Data Acquisition System (DAS) comes with two options for remote access to meet the needs of any number of users:

  • Remote desktop application is standard for simple, occasional remote access.
  • Client‐Server version offers an advanced duplication of COMDAS across more than one computer.

Powerful Reporting
COMDAS Evolution comes with pre‐configured reports guaranteed to meet EPA 40 CFR Part 60 requirements, and all special State requirements (i.e. PADEP and MI DEQ). Reports can be generated automatically or manually and saved to the greatest number of formats available including pdf, mht, rtf, xls, xlsx, csv, text, and image (bmp, gif, jpeg, png, tiff, emf, wmf).

No other package offers the flexibility to report the way you want to with selectable parameters, timeframes, and output formats. And no other package makes it as easy as COMDAS Evolution.

Superior Support
Only Monitoring Solutions stands behind its software with world‐class service, training and support. A COMDAS Evolution service contract means the ultimate in priority support and customer response.

A standard software support contract includes:

  • 24/7 Unlimited Operation Support
  • Free Version Upgrades
  • 24/7 Emergency & Remote Support
  • Annual Training
  • Guaranteed On‐Site Response Time
  • Field Service Discounts

COMDAS Evolution Data Acquisition System (DAS) will work with nearly any Continuous Opacity Monitoring System (COMS) on the market today. Upgrading to COMDAS Evolution can be a relatively inexpensive way to modernize an older COMS. A Monitoring Solution sales representative can ascertain the best upgrade path and present the most economical solution for your Continuous Opacity Monitoring Systems (COMS).


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