Flow computing

Flow computer solution for the visualisation of measurements

  • Graphical representation of all measurements
  • Fully pre-configured and tested according to customer requirements
  • Different liquid and gas streams measured and displayed on a single flow computer

Technician inserts an SUMMIT 8800 flow computer inside a cabinet

KROHNE SUMMIT 8800 flow computers offer a full colour touch screen to visualize process diagrams and measurement data. Using a modular design, where each application or stream runs on a dedicated board, the result is a cost effective approach, with lower hardware installation requirements. Furthermore, totally different liquid and gas streams can be combined in one single flow computer.

SUMMIT 8800 is available as a hardware product for configuration on site by the customer, or can be supplied as a fully pre-configured and tested site solution. For a pre-configured unit the flow computer will be factory programmed and tested according to the Functional Design Specification (FDS). Customer specific process details would be included wherever required. KROHNE flow computers comply with all major custody transfer recommendations and regulations, such as API, AGA, OIML and MID. For any such custody transfer applications the configuration will be in full compliance with the requested standard, including 3rd party approval and sealing.

Highlights

  • Cost effective solution based on the modular flow computer design
  • Full colour touch screen to visualise process and measurement data
  • All measured values shown in real time

Typical applications

  • Custody transfer measurement of crude oil, refined products, natural gas and LNG
  • Measurements of chemical gasses such as hydrogen, acetylene and nitrogen
  • Energy and enthalpy calculations for gas and steam flows
  • Meter proving, master metering and calibration systems

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Consultancy & engineering for metering control systems

Execution of new installations or upgrades and retrofits of existing systems

  • Cost effective engineering concepts tailored to the application and installation
  • From single flow computer to fully wired and pre-configured metering houses
  • Detailed design of instrumentation plus engineering & integration
  • Site survey and feasibility studies for specific process or technical requirements

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Start-up & commissioning for metering control systems

On-site support by dedicated KROHNE engineers

  • Installation supervision for on- and offshore metering control systems
  • Complete commissioning services to assure smooth operation in the field
  • Site acceptance testing (SAT) to verify the system is working as per end-user requirements

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System calibration & validation for metering control systems

KROHNE certified validation with full audit trail

  • Additional diagnostics and monitoring to achieve full performance of the system
  • Verification of the correct firmware and software versions and parameter settings
  • Alarm and error log review
  • Periodical inspection, including environmental and metrological certification

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Operation & maintenance for metering control systems

Operational support and scheduled maintenance

  • Maintenance contracts and service level agreements with guaranteed response and mobilisation times
  • Pre-defined service rates and response times
  • 24/7 Customer support and emergency helpdesk
  • Periodical health checks and software updates
  • Troubleshooting using a remote link or by an engineer on-site

training metering control systems

Training for metering control systems

Workshops and seminars for operators, engineers and maintenance staff

  • Basic principles of metering control systems
  • Customised to suit the specific requirements of the operator and the application
  • Training at one of our training locations or at client premises