Acoustek™ System

Acoustek™ pipeline blockage and leakage detection system utilises acoustic reflectometry technology to detect full or partial blockages, obstructions or valve leakage.

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Description

The Acoustek™ gas gun uses acoustic reflectometry to detect blockages or partial blockages in gas pipelines.

In essence, an acoustic pulse is generated by a small pressure pulse generated in the gas column. This pulse travels along the pipeline and as it passes locations where there is a change in acoustic impedance it generates a reflection, which then travels back along the pipeline to the injection point, where it is detected and recorded.

Additional areas of application include validation of valve status including speed of operation and validation of clear passable access which can be useful in providing health data on ESDV operation in order to assure conformance to HSE regulations.

Benefits of Acoustek™ System

  • Easy to fit and operate
  • Portable or permanent unit
  • Relatively small unit
  • Real time/ instant analysis
  • Can be used in pressures up to 5,000 psi
  • Accurate location of blockages or obstructions to +/- 2.5m
  • Operating range up to 10km
  • Can be mobilised very quickly
  • Pipeline surveys completed in just a few hours
  • No disruption to gas flow or normal operations

Pigging Products and Services Association
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ISO9001 Quality Management certificate
ISO14001 Environmental Management Certificate
ISO45001 Health & Safety Management Certificate
ROSPA 2024 Gold Medal Award
Achilles Oil and Gas Europe Gold Award
North East England Chamber of Commerce
Constructionline Gold Member
SEQual member
European Desalination Society Member
International Desalination and Reuse Association (IDRA)

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