S&S Technical gets involved in projects for loading railcars with refined fuels like gasoline, diesel, and bio-fuels where custody transfer of the products is required. Today, we will discuss metering versus tank gauging when it comes to accuracy in determining how much product was loaded into railcars.
Loading and unloading of rail cars and trucks is a necessity for many companies who produce and use various chemicals, ethanol, edible oils, crude oil and NGL’s as example.
When the Google search begins for a loading arm, the amount of information that pops up after typing a few words in the search bar can be a bit overwhelming. The results are filled with information from dozens of companies a particular loading arm manufacturer has set up as a distributor to sell their product as well as the manufacturer themselves.
S&S Technical takes typical truck and railcar loading and unloading racks a step further by integrating everything you need to load or unload a truck or railcar into the loading rack structure with the VerssaLoad range of loading systems.
S&S Technical was approached to help develop a project that included the need for a new (4) four railcar loading rack, loading arms, and custody transfer meter skids for top loading of the cars.
A client reached out to S&S Technical to help them with the catastrophic compressor failure at their geothermal power generation plant. The failure was on their Non-Condensable Gases (NCG) compressor which is responsible for recovering the NCG from the vaporizer.
S&S Technical is a new service in the US, which specialises in packaged pump skid systems for the oil and gas industry. Its expertise are rooted in liquid and gas handling, bringing its clients an understanding of regulatory requirements and field proven solutions.
If you’re designing a loading rack that includes a loading arm, and you have concerns about how to mitigate the risk of fire or explosion when handling flammable products and stray currents, it’s a good idea to turn to NFPA 77 for guidance.