CASE STUDY: Vanguard Wireless Gas Detector Plant Expansion success story

INDUSTRY: Industrial Process Facilities   SOLUTION: Fast Deployment for Plant Expansion KEY RESULTS Install completed in days, not months Leveraged existing WiHART network Realized savings of over $400K PROBLEM A major O&G company purchased a tank farm that adjoined their refinery. The acquired asset did not have adequate fence line monitoring and needed to be…

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FIRE AND GAS DETECTION: AVOID THE TRAPS!

By Sébastien Grégoire, P.Eng. at BBA Consultants and Adrian Petre, P.Eng., F.S.Eng., R.M. at Westech Industrial For processes using combustible or toxic materials, it is important to include a fire and gas detection system that will act effectively in the event of a leak or ignition. There are several technologies and design methods available, each…

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EXCHANGE AND UPGRADE YOUR GAS DETECTION FLEET

TURN THE DEVICES YOU HAVE INTO THE ONES YOU WANT. Needing to update your gas detection fleet with the latest technology? Fully standardize with the only direct-to-cloud safety monitoring and gas detection solution within a single, easy-to-use and understand ecosystem. Plus, if you turn in your old devices, thanks to Blackline Safety’s new REFRESH program we…

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Case Study – Vanguard Temp Work-site Monitoring success story

Key Results Deployed in days not months Cash savings from not having to run conduit Challenge A rare event happened which caused the soil around a transport pipeline to erode, exposing a section of the pipeline. This created several challenges not only to the transport of product but extending to environmental and societal factors. This…

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Detecting Toxic Gas with Open Path Systems

Background In February 2015, a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Speedway, Indianapolis initiated emergency procedures after a strong ammonia smell was sensed by 25 workers. The plant was immediately evacuated and a significant emergency response was provided by local Fire Department and Hazmat teams. The source of the leak was an 80,000 gallon tank, which was…

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Case Study – Natural Gas – Methane Detection

Deployed in days not months Deployed in days not months Installed flexible solution in a remote area Challenge The customer operates an underground natural gas storage facility. Once a natural gas field, the facility was successfully converted into a storage reservoir through gas reinjection. The process of conversion also involves drilling many new wells that…

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