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P&ID Accuracy:

An Owner’s Responsibility

Failure to document process safety information, which includes P&ID’s as ‘information pertaining to the equipment of the process’, ranks as #5 of the Top Ten violations reported by OSHA. In this article we explore requirements, common errors and recommendations for compliance.

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The Importance of Regularly Scheduled System Evaluations

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The Integration of Inspection and Testing

Recommendations and example scenarios for the integration of inspection and testing for an effective ammonia refrigeration system evaluation.

Defining Wall Thickness Acceptance Levels for Your In-Service Piping

The piping in your system covers a large footprint of the equipment that is susceptible to ‘deficiency’.
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The NDT Option Best Suited for Ammonia Refrigeration Piping Systems

The safest, most logical testing for ammonia refrigeration provides data for compliance, early failure detection, maintenance, and more.

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In the field non-destructive testing (NDT) experience at plants with industrial process piping systems.

April 30, 2020 in In the Field, Non Destructive Testing, P&IDs, Refrigeration, Regulatory Requirements

Managing the Uncertainty of an Inherited Ammonia System

I assumed this job on a relatively “young” system would be similar to others we’ve conducted. I was…
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September 6, 2017 in In the Field, Non Destructive Testing, Refrigeration, Regulatory Requirements

Procuring a Modernized Approach to Testing Pipes

Henry is a Senior Procurement Director at a large company with responsibility for over 150 locations. His organization…
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July 9, 2017 in In the Field, Non Destructive Testing, P&IDs, Refrigeration

Accurately Documenting Your Facility on Blind Faith is a Pipe Dream

“Jim, there is something in your last report that I want corrected in this one,” began the plant…
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June 6, 2017 in In the Field, Non Destructive Testing, P&IDs, Refrigeration

How Assumptions Can Lead Your Pipe Inspection Astray

We were recently looking at a large warehouse that had over 50 insulated penthouses on the roof with…
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