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Spec. No.

: 3103
OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL
Rev. No.: 0
DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR
SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation
LEVEL TRANSMITTER
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FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION
FOR
LEVEL TRANSMITTER

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FORMAT No. Ref. PROCEDURE No. ISSUE No. REV. No. REV. DATE:
ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003

0 Equipment Protection 6 6.0 Documentation 7 9.0 Scope Of Supply 3 4.0 Installation Requirement 6 7.0 Receipt And Storage 7 Annexure I Material Selection Chart For Level Transmitters 8 Annexure II Hook Up Drawing for Level Transmitters 9 FORMAT No.0 Review And Approval 7 11. REV. ITEM Page No.0 Standards And Specifications 3 2.0 Calibration. REV.5 Reading scales 5 4.4 Accuracy 5 4. Spec.0 Scope Of This Document 3 2. Inspection And Testing 6 8. 1. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 .0 Level Transmitters 4 4.0 Preparation For Shipment 7 13.1 General 4 4.0 Vendor Pre-Qualification Requirements 7 12. No.3 Differential Pressure Type Level Transmitter 5 4.2 Displacement Type Level Transmitter 4 4. No.0 Tagging & Nameplates 7 10.1 Reference Specifications 3 2.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev. No.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 2 of 10 CONTENTS Clause No. PROCEDURE No.6 Material 5 5. ISSUE No. Ref.2 Other Specifications To Be Followed 3 3.

: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 3 of 10 1. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . 3. testing and commissioning of Level Transmitters. No. 2. installation and commissioning at site. 3.4. FORMAT No. 1.0 SCOPE OF THIS DOCUMENT: 1. its procurement. No.2 Other Specifications To Be Followed: NIL 3.0 SCOPE OF SUPPLY: 3. installation.1 This specification describes the essential considerations in the selection.2 The scope of supply shall also include commissioning spares and two years’ spares as required by clause 3. REV. REV.1 Project Specifications: a) Specification No. packing.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev. calibration. calibration.1 The number of Level Transmitters to be supplied and installed shall be as per the requirements indicated in the Basic Bid Work and the P & IDs. ISSUE No. Spec. testing at yard and offshore.6: Instrumentation Design Criteria b) Project Basic Bid Work c) Project P & IDs 2. No. Ref. and as suggested by the Manufacturer. shipment to yard and offshore site.0 STANDARDS & SPECIFICATIONS: 2. PROCEDURE No.8 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.2 The Contractor shall be responsible for the selection of the Level Transmitters suitable for its intended application.6.

Where this is not possible top/bottom or side/bottom connections may be provided.2 External displacer cages shall be supplied with side/side connections.4 Rotatable heads shall be provided with displacer type instruments. No.2. The load driving capability shall be 600 ohm at 24 V DC in 2-wire system. No isolation valves are needed for such applications. External displacer cages. FORMAT No. 4. 4. External cage level instruments shall have pressure ratings equal to or greater than the relevant piping classification requirements for flanged block valves on the vessel.. 4. shall not be used without the Company’s approval.1. Ref. Connections for external cages shall be 2” ANSI flanged.1 A local / integral indicator shall be provided with each level transmitter. The cage to head connection shall be flanged. REV. ISSUE No.2 Displacement Type Level Transmitter: 4. connection shall be 4” ANSI flanged top mounted.1.2.2. 4.5 The torque tube material shall be Inconel. 4.5 The drain valves from all level instruments shall be piped into the platform drain system. PROCEDURE No.3 Internal displacer cages shall be used only with atmospheric vessels without side appurtenances. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . REV.1.1. 4.2.0 LEVEL TRANSMITTERS: 4. No. 4.1. Displacer length shall be selected to fully utilize the surge capacity of the vessel. shall be used. No. segregated from the vessel by two block valves. Side / top connections shall be used only in cases where this would avoid a pocket in the connecting pipe.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev.1 General: 4. Spec.4 All level instruments shall be provided with piping isolation valves.2. For internal type. etc. 4.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 4 of 10 4. nucleonic.2 The transmitter shall be intrinsically safe and shall be capable of operating on 24 V DC and providing 4-20 mA output signal.3 Alternative level instruments such as capacitive.1 Displacement type level instruments shall be used for all process control applications where level variation in the vessel is not beyond 1219 mm (48"). 4. ultrasonic.

6 For external cages. 4.3 All flanges on the level instrument pressure retaining parts shall be of the same type and rating as the process flanges and shall be in accordance with the vessel trim specification. 4.2 Differential pressure type level measurement is acceptable for remote level indication. FORMAT No. REV.2.4 Accuracy: 4.1 The maximum error shall not exceed ±1% of the span. These instruments shall have zero elevation/ suppression adjustment wherever required.3.5 of Instrumentation Design Criteria and the material selection chart provided in Annexure I of this specification.6. Ref.6 Material: 4. A valve shall be installed to permit draining each displacer cage and piped to drip pans or deck drains. All other wetted parts shall be SS 316 minimum.3. this type of transmitter shall be used for all services.1 The material requirements for level transmitters / instruments shall in general be according to clause 3.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev.4.6. Flange material for external cages shall be Carbon Steel as a minimum.1 Differential pressure type level transmitters may be used where the application requires wide throttling ranges and fluid Specific Gravity is constant.6. 4. No. PROCEDURE No. 4. No. ISSUE No. unless otherwise specified. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . and shall be Carbon Steel as a minimum.3 Differential Pressure Type Level Transmitters: 4. 4. seals shall be provided as required. with nylon bushing type bearings. block valves shall be installed in horizontal position of both lines at the vessels.2 The cage material shall be compatible with the vessel material. 4.6. REV. If a vertical nozzle is used the valve shall be arranged so that no sediment pockets are present. 4.5 Reading Scales: 4.6. For level range of 1219 mm (48") and above.1 Units for level indicating scales shall be 0 – 100 percent. Spec. 4.4. 4.4 Torque tube when used shall be of Inconel / Monel minimum.7 A positive seal shall be used in transferring float / displacer motion to the external mechanism where a float or displacer element is employed.2.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 5 of 10 4.5. No.

Spec.3 All level instruments in toxic and hydrocarbon service shall have blowdown connections to closed drain.6 The lower equalizing connection for a pipe column shall not come from the bottom of the vessel unless an internal stub-in with 90o elbow (looking downstream) is provided. This drain shall be piped or tubed to the platform closed drain system. 6. 6.0 EQUIPMENT PROTECTION: 5.6 of Instrumentation Design Criteria and as per Annexure II of this document. Shipping stops shall be reinstalled prior to shipping of module to the installation site.2 Displacer type instruments shall be checked by raising and lowering mechanically the displacer and checking the pilot or transmitter action.6. These block valves shall be installed in the horizontal plane. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . 6. 6. In addition.1 Calibration. No. ISSUE No.1 The installation of level transmitters shall in general be according to clause 3. 7. No. Transmitters shall be checked with output gauges or meters for smooth and full output range.0 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS: 6.1 Level Transmitter protection requirements shall in general be as per clause no. PROCEDURE No. No.6. inspection and testing requirements shall in general be as per clause 3.6. The minimum equalizing line size shall be DN 50. REV.4 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. or another method is used to prevent sediment collecting in the pipe column. 3. FORMAT No.4.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 6 of 10 5.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev.7 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. 6. INSPECTION & TESTING: 7. Ref.5 For dirty process services. displacer cage vents shall be connected to the utility water system to allow flushing of the cage. 5.3 The equalizing lines and cages on external displacer type level instruments shall not be common with any other service.4 Drain valves shall be provided to drain each displacer cage.2 External displacer type level instruments shall have block valves on both valves on both equalizing lines. 5. 6. REV.2 The level transmitter shall be weather proof to NEMA 4X / IP 66.4. the following shall also be taken care of: 7.4.0 CALIBRATION.

6. Spec.6. ISSUE No.6 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. 8.6. FORMAT No.0 PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT: 12. No.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev.1 The Vendor pre-qualification requirements shall in general be according to clause 3.6. PROCEDURE No.6. No. 9.3 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. 8.0 DOCUMENTATION: 8.1 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. REV. 11.6. 12. REV.6. gauge or manometer shall be used to monitor the output of transmitters. A precision output meter.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 7 of 10 7.6. 13.1 The level transmitters shall be prepared for shipment in accordance to clause 3.6.5 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . 10.4 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.0 RECEIPT & STORAGE: 13.3 Differential pressure type level instruments shall be calibrated after installation against a manometer or precision pneumatic calibrator at three (3) points prior to installation. Ref.1 Tagging & Nameplate requirements shall in general be according to clause 3.0 VENDOR PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 11.0 REVIEW & APPROVAL: 10.1 Receipt and storage of the level transmitters shall be in accordance to clause 3.2 The vendor shall furnish intrinsic safety certificate from approved statutory body.0 TAGGING & NAMEPLATES: 9.1 Review and approval of purchase specifications and other related documents shall in general be according to clause 3. No.6.6.1 The documentation requirements shall in general be according to clause 3.6.2 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.

D1N. REV. D11. F1. A2. PA1. PA1N. ISSUE No. B11. A8 CARBON STEEL SS 316 (EXCEPT WAT. E10. D10. A1H. B3. No. PB1. PF1. A3. PD1. F1. INJ. B9.: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev. PE11. B10. PROCEDURE No. No. F1N. XG1N SS 316 SS 316 7 A10. B1N. 8 PD11. A6. 6 PB1N. PE1. PXF1. B1. Spec. A9. D9. E9 SS 316 SS 316 4 A5 MONEL MONEL CARBON STEEL 5 A7 TEFLON LINED SOLID TEFLON A1N. REV.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 8 of 10 ANNEXURE – I Material Selection Chart for Level Transmitters Level Instrument S. F10 SS 316 L SS 316 L A11. PF11 MONEL 400 MONEL 400 FORMAT No. SERVICE) 2 INJECTION WATER SERVICE CARBON STEEL MONEL 3 A4. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . E1N. D1. PF1N. F11. Ref. XF1N. PB11. E2. No. No. 1 XG1. PA11. D2. E1. E11. Piping Class Body Displacer / Float A1. PD1N. B2. XF1.

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: 3103 OFFSHORE FUNCTIONAL Rev.: 0 DESIGN SPECIFICATION FOR SECTION Discipline: Instrumentation LEVEL TRANSMITTER Page: 10 of 10 ANNEXURE – II (Contd. Spec. DATE: ODS/SOF/004A / B ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 01 01 15/210/2003 . No. Ref.) DETAIL 4 FORMAT No. PROCEDURE No. No. REV. REV. ISSUE No. No.