4 most important mechanical isolation methods of process piping & equipment

Oil and gas plant with closed and locked valve shawing different isolation methods.

Positive isolation is the isolation of process piping, equipment, or vessels from hazardous materials such that it is impossible for the material to enter the work area. Positive isolation must remove all risk of accidental reconnection to the source of the hazard due to equipment failure or operator error. There are several methods of achieving positive isolation some of which are discussed below.

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5 important facts for a safe and transparent (remote) third-party inspection

Safe and transparent through your third-party inspection (remote inspection).

We are all facing many restrictions due to the pandemic. Therefore, we need to find ways to still provide the best possible support to our customers. One digital service that our customers can use is our third party inspections – better said remote inspections.
Our customers can use the remote visual inspection to check the valve quality before shipping.

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Close-coupled installation vs. conventional installation

Close-coupled installation versus conventional installation.

In times of budget cuts and lack of skilled workers, it is all the more important to use the right product solutions in your plant. In my current article I would like to explain the advantages of a close-coupled installation in the area of one of our products, “monoflanges”. That can have a very positive effect on your maintenance and operating work.

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Recharge room for employees to preserve mental and physical health

Recharge room for employees’ needs - New massage room.

The number of employees taking time off because of mental health has increased threefold in the last twenty years. These statistics come from DAK, a leading German health insurance supplier. DAK issued a new report stating why German employees are falling ill. Germans are missing work because of anxiety, depression, and stress. The report said one in eighteen workers took at least one day off work due to mental health issues.

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