DNV Columbus : Our Services : Fitness-for-Service Assessment

By: Dnv Columbus  09-12-2011
Keywords: Process Safety Management

DNV can assist you in performing a multidisciplinary engineering analysis of equipment to determine its fitness for continued service. If you operate an aging facility, we can determine if your equipment meets fitness-for-service or mechanical integrity codes and regulations and if your plant is in compliance with OSHA 1910, Process Safety Management Regulations. We have the expertise to:

  • Develop strategies and procedures for plant life extension
  • Provide practical and cost-sensitive solutions to difficult FFS problems 
  • Utilize advanced FFS techniques to extend specific equipment life 
  • Determine the impact of increasing severity of operations on equipment integrity
  • Evaluate changes in service that enhance equipment performance 
  • Determine the root cause of failures through more rigorous in-service inspections and provide expert support in emergency situations 
  • Predict remaining life and assess mechanical integrity utilizing specially designed software

Keywords: Process Safety Management

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