understanding a pipeline pig detector

pipeline pig detector when doing a progressive cleaning pig or intelligent pig in a pipeline, workers install a transmitter on the back of the pig. This transmitter functions to transmit signals with distances of up to about 6 meters, but technically it can be up to 23 meters. Here are some types of transmitters that are often used: ITX 251, ITX 503, ITX 504, ITX 804 and ITX 806. ITX transmitters are available for all pipe sizes from 3 “to 56”. For smaller sizes up to 12 “, complete transmitter tools are available. For larger sizes, a bolt-on flange is used for easy mounting of the ITX to any cleaning or inspection tool. Transmitters can operate for quite a long time, which is up to 1000 hours. High signal range (distance up to 23m / 75ft) stainless steel housing so that it can be used on almost all types of fluids can be used on pipes with an operating pressure of 200 bar even on special requests, can be up to 300 bar pressure. can last up to 1000 hours. In some conditions, we can request special conditions so that the transmitter can withstand over 1000 hours. Maximum operating temperature[…]

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pig cleaning system

pig cleaning system

what is pig cleaning system? each oil and gas company is required to carry out pipeline inspection activities. Inspection methods that are often used vary according to company requirements. starting from UT conventional, LRUT, MTM, visual inspection to the most sophisticated method, namely ILI or often called pigging. based on my 15 years of experience in the inspection field, this pigging method is the most perfect inspection method with a relatively cheap price compared to the LRUT method. This pigging inspection process is carried out by inserting pig in the pipe without interrupting the pipe operation or stopping the flow in the pipe. Cleaning pigging vs smart pigging / ILI. Pigging operations include, but are not limited to, pipe cleaning and inspection. Cleaning pigging is used to clean the dirt in the pipe. impurities referred to include materials from the fluid itself or used material during pipe construction, namely sand, wax, scale, welding rod, gloves, etc. Smart pigging or ILI is used to determine the condition of pipe integrity, namely the thickness of the pipe, the sleeve attached to the pipe, the corrosion that occurs in the pipe and the features along the pipe. the data obtained is very detailed.[…]

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API 1104 Welding recommendation for pipeline

Welding Code and standard There are 2 Welding code or standard that widely used in Oil and Gas facilities. ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) section 9 provide welding requirement and specification used for Boiler, Pressure Vessel, Process Piping, Power Piping and other facilities. This section 9 is very famous and well known in engineering, welding and inspection community arround the world. API 1104 The second book is API 1104. This standard covers the gas and arc welding of butt, fillet, and socket welds in carbon and low-alloy steel piping used in the compression, pumping, and transmission of crude petroleum. petroleum products, fuel gases, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen and, where applicable, covers welding on distribution systems. It applies to both new construction and in-service welding.The welding may be done by a shielded metal-arc welding, submerged arc welding, gas tungsten-arc welding, gas metal-arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, plasma arc welding, oxyacetylene welding, or flash butt welding process or by a combination of these processes using a manual, semiautomatic, or automatic welding technique or a combination of these techniques. The welds may be produced by position or roll welding or by a combination of position and roll welding. This standard also[…]

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what is CMMS preventive maintenance software?

What is CMMS Preventive maintenance software?

I have worked in the maintenance team for more than 10 years at 2 different companies. Both of them use CMMS to help manage maintenance activities. The CMMS I have used is Avantis and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne (JDE E1). My job function is as a maintenance engineer and planner who is often involved in maintenance strategy evaluation, RCM assessment, and Planning & Scheduling. CMMS is very useful to give users immediate insight into the state of his maintenance needs with comprehensive work order schedules, accurate inventory forecasts, and instant access to hundreds of invaluable reports. CMMS solutions make maintenance management easier by empowering users with information that they can make the most informed decisions possible. What is CMMS stand for? CMMS stands for Computerized maintenance management system. CMMS is software that maintains a database of information about maintenance activities in a particular company. This maintenance activity information is intended to support maintenance folks to do their jobs more effectively and to support management in decision making. Some information is available in CMMS such as data of equipment that require maintenance in a specific period and in a specific area. By using CMMS, a Planner can make preventive maintenance plan, predictive[…]

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