Posts Tagged ‘storage’

Basic valve interlock configurations in pipeline pigging

Basic valve interlock configurations in pipeline pigging

In pipeline pigging procedures, different valve interlock configurations can be distinguished, depending on the complexity of the pigging procedure. In this article, 3 basic configurations are described in detail.

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VPI ensures reliable monitoring of handwheel-operated valves

VPI ensures reliable monitoring of handwheel-operated valves

Netherlocks Valve Position Indicator (VPI) provides process facility control rooms with a reliable remote signal, allowing personnel to maintain awareness of handwheel-operated gate valves’ current position.

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Petronor orders over 1000 VPI handwheel valve position indicators

Petronor orders over 1000 VPI handwheel valve position indicators

1160 VPI units have been ordered from Netherlocks by Bilbao Petronor Oil Refinery, part of Spanish oil and gas giant Repsol. Following a very successful three year pilot program, the new equipment will replace existing valve position signalling at the 220.000 barrels-per-day refinery. The VPI’s are connected to a wireless transmitter, enabling a simple implementation of remote feedback on existing valves in a brownfield environment.

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New touchscreen interlock management system

New touchscreen interlock management system

Netherlock has now launched its new Interlock System Information (ISI) Touch Screen key management device. As a standalone unit or integrated into either a key cabinet or control panel, the ISI Touch Screen stores all relevant information about an interlock system in a digitised, centralised, user-friendly format that is easily accessible by any operator without a need for specialised training.

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