Instrument engineering consultant

 

We have specialist instrument knowledge in Process Measurement, Analytical Measurement / Analysers & Final Elements such as valves, variable speed drive control, turbines, pumps and compressors.

We can assist with basic instrumentation through to complex matters including independent client support for Warranty Claim processes.  We can help with front end project specification and selection of suitable instrument types or upgrades and rejuvenation works.

Instrumentation Installation

  • Instrument and final control element selection
  • Installation, flanging, mountings and hookups
  • Instrument ranging and calibration

 Process Measurement

  • Pressure, Temperature, Flow, Level
  • dP and P, radar, Coriolis, vortex, ultrasonic instrumentation
  • RTD, Thermocouple
  • Eddy Current Proximiters for condition monitoring axial and displacement

Control Valves

  • We have specialist knowledge regarding controllability specifications which are often missed during project and asset phases by OEMs and Contracting Designers.
  • Positioner tuning & optimisation
  • Precision valve and final element controller
  • Servo control systems, hydraulic, pneumatic and LVDT (linear variable differential transformer) systems.
  • Extreme service valves and forensic analysis
  • Subsea valves, pipeline valves and pig hatches
  • Cyrogenicand JT valves
  • Compressor Anti Surge, Capacity Control & Guide Vanes

Analysers

  • FID
  • Chromatographs
  • Wet / water pH & conductivity

Procedure reviews and development

  • Pre-commissioning and commission procedures
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Troubleshooting procedures

Asset & Project Owners Representation

  • Functional Design Reviews
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
      • Including punch/audit lists and QA/QC check sheets for standardisation of testing
  • Site Acceptance Testing (SAT)
  • Functional and Performance Testing
  • Alarm Management & Rational Determinations
  • Operational Control Room Layout, Ergonomics & Architecture
    • Human Engineering Factors, HMI, Consoles, Aspect Ratios
    • HMI Graphic Hierarchy
    • Process Operational Historian Systems & Trending Systems
        • OsiSoft PI
        • Yokogawa ExaQuantum
        • Honeywell UniformanceHistorian

Owners Engineering & Client Representative Engineering Services

  • Globally experienced in representing Clients, OEM’s & EPC’s
  • Client Warranty Claim Representation for Projects

 

Troubleshooting

  • Resolving calibration and ranging issues to maximise usable measurement fidelity
  • Resolving sources of measurement noise and disturbances
  • Ensuring accurate instrumentation across all operable ranges
      • Resolving instrument low cut off
        • Measurement cutoff
        • Actuation control cutoff