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CASESTUDY :

WITH ALS’S BACKGROUND IN ENGINEERING
WORKING WITHIN IN PETROCHEMICAL

SECTOR, WE HAVE REALISED THAT THE

INDUSTRY NEEDED A SYSTEM WHERE

THE ASSETS AND DOCUMENTATION

WERE EASY TO ACCESS AND KEPT UP TO

DATE.

3D P&id VALIDATION 

There is a growing momentum for operators of process sites especially those managing bulk storage terminals, to DIGITISE both their assets and documentation records. With our extensive engineering background, ALS is at the forefront in the development of SMART 3D process models and P&IDs that can be linked to existing client systems. Our lifetime
experience of implementing projects across petro-chemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, water and detergent industries is unrivalled. Therefore our process engineering background makes ALS an obvious choice for process operators looking to DIGITISE their operations in the 21st century.

BUILT BY ENGINEERS FOR THE BENEFIT OF ENGINEERS!
The Smart 3D process model and P&IDs built by ALS are powerful tools for pr delivered, client continued with his NDT inspections. Only then in using his P&IDs did they then realise the inaccuracy of his P&IDs and ALS were invited to provide advice.

 A review of client’s P&ID structure and content resulted in ALS being able to convert his existing P&IDs into Autodesk Smart P&ID format. This conversion also allowed for consolidation to a piping symbols standard provided by ALS of P&ID files that had been subject of updating by various people during the life cycle of the bulk terminal. Once completed the ALS converted Smart P&ID files were now in a format that allowed ALS to run a validation check. This automatic exercise producing a report allowing ALS to cross-check both the 3D model and P&IDs to ensure they were at an as-built status. Unlike traditional 2D CAD prepared P&IDs, Smart P&IDs are built on a database allowing us to export reports. These structured reports were used to batch upload asset information into the client’s asset management system. Overall the project was completed in good time and because of our oil and gas background we were able to advise him of further applications, again saving our client time and therefore costs.

dIGITISATION OF TERMINALS IS NOW BECOMING THE bUZZ WORD WITHIN THE TANK TERMINAL SECTOR, ALS CAN DIGITISE DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE LINKED TO EXISTING CLIENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

GALLERY PICTURES

JOB BREAKDOWN

PRE-pLANNING 

AlS will complete pre-planning in order to determine the most efficient and therefore, cost effective solution.

RISK & METHOD STATEMENTS 

ALS recognise that any form of site work on an operating site must be subject of both RAMS along with planning documents in order to expedite an efficient and safe survey.

3D Laser scan 

Recognised as the referred method for accurately capturing measured site data in using 3D laser scanning instruments. Traditional methods being time consuming  and subject to error.

register scan data  

Ounce ALS has been out on site with the 3D Laser Scanners we then process the scan using faro scene software.

AUTO PIPEWORK RECOGNITION 

ALS uses pipework recognition software to pick out the spherical shapes from the point cloud data this save valuable time modelling.

STEEL WORK EXTRAPOLATION 

ALS can provide steel work models this can aid clients in the situation where they need  feed a new line through the site. ALS offer clash detection services.

ADD PIPING COMPONENTS

Ounce ALS has been out on site with the 3D Laser Scanners we then process the scan using faro scene software.

LINE NUMBER

ALS uses the clients specific nomenclature.

 

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CLIENT BENEFITS

LASER SCANNING

ALS are proud to have established point cloud technologies, now recognised as the preferred method for accurately capturing measured site data in using 3D laser scanning instruments. Traditional methods being time consuming and subject to error,

3D MODELLING

The vast engineering experience from over 30 years working within process industries has resulted in ALS now leading in the production of ‘brown field’ technical process models. ALS recognised the importance of our skilled 3D laser surveyors site familiarity.

SMART P&IDS

Piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) are considered a fundamental requirement for companies operating a process operation. P&IDs play a significant role in the maintenance and modification of the process that it describes and should be maintained

VIDEO FLYTHROUGHS

For bulk storage operators capturing accurate tank data is an integral part of ensuring efficient day to day running of your facility. Be it for production, engineering, maintenance or health & safety, having a level of recorded information that can be…

TANK ANALYSIS

ALS are proud to have been instrumental in advancing the engineering industry from traditional 2D to the growing opportunities afforded by our 3D technologies. As a result of our marketing, the majority of engineers and managers working in

SITE WEBSHARE

Webshare is freely available software offering powerful facilities for use with scan files. An intuitive overview map presents scans arranged as a ‘birds-eye’ view of your plant. Webshare enables you to walk your site from your PC, record measurements, annotate

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