Tracerco Diagnostics™ Invaluable insights for gas processing industries
World-leading online. Process Diagnostics™ With over 60 years’ experience, Tracerco’s range of diagnostic solutions provides gas processing industries with the insights they need to make informed decisions about their operations.
Tracerco’s ability to diagnose process problems allows you to optimise productivity and minimise costs. Our innovative technology helps you ‘see inside’ your processes without needing to shut down operations, and provides the insights you need to troubleshoot problems, reduce costs, and maximise your profits. Over the years, our technology and services have saved our gas processing customers millions.
Tracerco’s troubleshooting technology can be rapidly deployed anywhere in the world from our global office network. Our insights can help you find the right solutions to your production problems quickly and with minimal disruption to your operations.
Baseline scans can be used as a valuable reference to identify and monitor operating performance changes in a column over time. A baseline scan establishes a reference point, a historical marker for column performance. A baseline scan should be performed when the column is clean, known to be in good mechanical condition, and operating with no known problems. The data from a baseline scan enhances future scan sensitivity and allows more subtle operational changes to be identified.
Tru-Scan™ and Tru-Grid™ Scan applications provide a quick, reliable, and economical method to reveal conditions such as flooding, tray froth heights, foaming, weeping, tray and packing damage, and liquid maldistribution. Scans are performed online, generally without any preparation to the tower, and with no removal of insulation.
Tracerco’s Tru-Scan™ and Tru-Grid™ Scan services are cost effective because they reduce off-spec production and equipment downtime. They are also routinely used to locate plant bottlenecks and optimise performance.
For trayed towers, FrothView™ uses gamma scan data to reliably measure total froth height on a tray. PackView™ uses gamma scan data to determine relative densities through packing that can be converted into liquid holdup fractions, as a quantitative measure of liquid maldistribution.
Tracerco can detect specific maintenance needs before shutdown, allowing production planners to focus on the problem, acquire materials, and prepare before the system is shut down. Scheduling scans before a turnaround provides valuable insights that minimise costs and time.
Process systems with a history of fouling or tray damage benefit from pre-turnaround scans, verifying the need to order tower internals and avoid tray manufacturer’s emergency charges. They can also be used to plan and monitor the wash chemicals used to purge solids from a system.
The Challenge. Alkylation processes present some of the more challenging applications for interface measurement and control in refinery operations. It is important for the operator to have confidence in the process to optimise alkylate production, while ensuring safe operation and environmental compliance. In ...
The Profiler™ TGA provides extremely reliable liquid level and interface measurements for alkylation units and other harsh service environments. The Profiler™ TGA is specifically designed to measure the vertical distribution of multiple interfaces in real time and at high resolution. Key features • ...
Bulk level measurement. Developed to comply with the latest functional safety standards, the SIL2 certified TracercoTM level system delivers extremely reliable bulk level measurements, regardless of process conditions. Its external modular design, with no moving parts, provides measurement redundancy, ...
Level, interface and multiphase measurement. The Profiler™ GPS provides a ‘window’ into the vessel to enable the operator to improve production throughput, reduce the number of unscheduled shutdowns and achieve significant cost savings. The Profiler™ GPS has no moving parts and is installed in ...
Bulk level and interface measurement. Optimus™ is designed for liquid level, interface and solids monitoring in upstream and downstream vessels. Optimus™ is suitable for bulk level measurement in the most challenging oil, chemical and petrochemical industry applications, including those with the ...
Bulk level and density measurement. Designed using innovative scintillator-based technology, Hyperion™ is a non-contact, no moving parts measurement solution that provides accurate and extremely reliable bulk level and density measurements. This enables operators in the oil, gas, petrochemical, refining, ...
The Challenge: Refiners aim to optimise feedstock blends to improve margins, but variability can bring significant operational challenges during the process. One critical need is the efficient removal of solids, salts and water from crude feedstock. It is essential that washing of the crude is effective ...
World-leading online. Process Diagnostics™ With over 60 years’ experience, Tracerco’s range of diagnostic solutions provides gas processing industries with the insights they need to make informed decisions about their operations. Process Diagnostics™ Tracerco’s ability to diagnose process ...
Optimising your processes and maximising your profit. Tracerco offers world-leading diagnostic techniques that allow you to make the best decisions about your business. Using innovative technology, we’ll help you see inside the heart of your processes, and provide the insights you need to troubleshoot ...
A Tracerco Diagnostics™ Distribution study can be performed to identify catalyst and vapor distribution in the stripper. Uniform distribution of catalyst and steam in the stripper is critical to achieve high stripping efficiency (less carry-down of the hydrocarbon products from reactor to regenerator). ...