Spartan’s Valve Automation Service Team provide support beyond the initial supply of new equipment to cover the entire lifecycle of the product. We can help your maintenance team determine turnaround requirements, retrofitting or replacing obsolete valves & actuators, troubleshooting and repair of damaged actuators, or performing preventative maintenance and health checks on existing equipment.
During a six-week turnaround, a customer required repair of over 160 valves. Many of these were in severe service applications and almost a quarter of them were in high pressure (ANSI B16.5 Class 1500) service. In addition, there was a lack of accurate asset data that could be leveraged to help the planning of this large outage.
Spartan deployed two Instrument Asset Specialists to the customer’s site to support the turnaround. Firstly, our IASs enabled the existing asset management system so that it would start collecting asset data that could be leveraged for planning the turnaround. The IASs also liaised with Emerson’s Instrument & Valve Services to coordinate the repair of the valves at the I&VS depot. The resulting turnaround was completed successfully with no expediting, unnecessary repairs, or extra parts. As a result, all of the required valve repairs were completed without impacting the schedule’s critical path.