Products & Services

AOG 2018 Collaboration Forum features key industry decision makers

Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan MLA will headline an impressive list of industry and government speakers when the much anticipated AOG 2018 Collaboration Forum kicks off on Wednesday 14 March at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. The inaugural AOG Collaboration Forum was a critical success in 2017, and this year’s version is set to maintain that reputation for high-quality content with some of the biggest names in the local

Vinyl ester lining range launched

HEMPEL has launched a new range of linings designed specifically for challenging applications, the company has announced. Known as the Hempaline Defend range, the vinyl ester linings are designed specifically for applications where heavy-duty performance is critical to reducing corrosion and maximising production uptime. These could include tanks, stacks, ductwork, flue gas desulphurisation units and secondary containment areas, Hempel said. In the power generation industry the linings are used to

Technology draws crowds to MTA Vietnam

MTA VIETNAM, the International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metal-working exhibition, will return from 5 to 8 July 2016 at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. First launched in 2005, MTA Vietnam has gradually expanded over the years to become Vietnam’s most comprehensive manufacturing technology trade event. In 2016, MTA Vietnam will once again bring together many industry leaders and professionals working in the

DNV GL certifies disk pack couplings

DISK pack couplings produced by power transmission firm Mayr have been certified for use in offshore applications by DNV GL. “This certificate confirms the high quality and reliability of the coupling with customary safe dimensioning and design, and ensures the maximum possible operating and functional safety for use on the high seas,” Mayr said. The compact ROBA-DS disk pack couplings range ensure maximum possible operational and functional safety for users

Enerpac system shoulders heavy load

ENERPAC’s LL-Series Level Lift System can allow a single operator to safely control the lifting and lowering of large, uneven loads up to 800 tonnes, the company has said. The compact but powerful 700 bar (10,000 pounds force per square inch) Level Lift System uses a central, semi-automated pump for control of up to four lift points for safe, fast, even and controlled lifting and lowering of uneven loads. This

Peak Well Systems range V0 certified

DOWNHOLE tools developer Peak Well Systems’ Simultra range of retrievable bridge plugs has been extended into 5.5 inch applications after its 5.5 tool in a 20 pound API casing completed a successful ISO-14310 V0 gas test. The results of the testing showed repeatable zero bubble gas performance over a single test sequence that ranged from 175 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius and from 7,500 pounds force per square inch

Kaeser launches Mobilair 57 Utility

SERVICES company Kaeser recently launched its latest generation, compact, and cost-effective M57 Utility portable compressor, which boasts greater flexibility, according to the company. Kaeser said the M57 Utility retains all of the original series popular features, including its compact size which is crucial for truck-mounting and its upward expelling exhaust gas outlet. The unit is configured as standard for a temperature range from minus 10 celsius to plus 50 celsius.

Martek offers complete portable gas detector solution

MARTEK Marine has developed a hand held four gas detector that can be bump tested and calibrated on-board any vessel or offshore facility. The company’s A-B-C “Always-Be-Calibrated” system has been specifically developed to meet the requirements of current legislation for portable gas detectors and meets all International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and oil major requirements. The system enables fail-safe, accurate and repeatable certified calibration on-board, automatically generating tamper-proof serial number specific

Valves offer reduced downtime

IN A BID to reduce costs, BuTech has introduced a line of high-pressure relief valves with a repeatable release design that minimises the need for frequent recalibration, according to the company. BuTech said the design enables the valves to automatically reset after each pressure release, resulting in reduced maintenance and downtime and lower whole-life cost. Acknowledging the need for safety in high-pressure, high-temperature environments where maximum safety and reliability are

Protea delivers personnel lifts for oil and gas operations

RESPONDING to the industry’s safety requirements, Protea recently delivered a scissor lift for use on an offshore semi-submersible drilling rig. An electrically powered unit with an integral hydraulic system to operate the lift and drive system, it can safely lift two personnel and their equipment to a height of 13 metres. With a total lift capacity of 300 kilograms, the system fully complies with all appropriate offshore design codes and