When the Shell Anacortes decoking operations team decided to move their control shack from the top of the decoking drums to the ground, a safe distance away from the stack...
Rugged Controls provides decoking winch retrofit monitoring solutions. Our running line tensiometers can be fitted to existing decoking winches without reterminating the line, and provide accurate line tension, speed, and payout for the decoking head.
As refineries move the control shack from the top of the coke drums to a safe distance away from decoking operations, the operator now needs additional information regarding the cutting head height and weight on the line.
Rugged Controls systems are rapidly deployable and calibrated for accuracy.
The decoking operations team at BP Cherry Point (Washington State) worked with Bayside Engineering of Lynden, WA to retrofit an existing delayed decoking cutting-head and winch system.