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OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION

FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE

Rev. No.: 0
Discipline: Instrumentation

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FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE

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FORMAT No. ODS/SOF/004A / B

Ref. PROCEDURE No. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015

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REV. DATE: 15/210/2003

0 ITEM Scope Of This Document Standards And Specifications 2.1 2. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref.2 Reference specifications Other specifications to be followed Page No.Spec.1 4. PROCEDURE No.0 13.0 8.0 Scope Of Supply Level gauge 4.0 2.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE CONTENTS Rev.0 11.2 4.0 6.3 4. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No.0 4.0 12. 1. No.0 10. 01 REV.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 2 of 11 Clause No. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 3. No.4 4.0 Annexure I Annexure II Equipment Protection Installation Requirement Calibration.0 9. Inspection And Testing Documentation Tagging & Nameplates Review And Approval Vendor Pre-Qualification Requirements Preparation For Shipment Receipt And Storage Material Selection Chart For Level Gauge Hook-up drawing FORMAT No. No. DATE: 15/210/2003 .5 Gauge type Material Accuracy Reading scales Enclosure class 5.0 7. 01 REV.

6.0 3. calibration at yard and offshore site. its procurement.6: Instrumentation Design Criteria b) Basic Bid Work c) Project P & IDs Other Specifications to be followed: NIL 2. FORMAT No.0 2. shipment to site. No.2 2. PROCEDURE No. and as suggested by the Manufacturer. DATE: 15/210/2003 .1 SCOPE OF THIS DOCUMENT: This specification describes the essential considerations in the selection. testing and commissioning of Level Gauge.8 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.2 3.1.2 4. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No. calibration. 01 REV. The Contractor shall be responsible for the selection of the Level gauge suitable for its intended application.1 CODES & STANDARDS: Reference Specifications: a) Specification No.2.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev.Spec.1 4.0 4. testing. packing. No. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref. installation.0 1. The scope of supply shall also include commissioning spares and two years’ spares as required by clause 3. installation and commissioning at site.1. 1. 3. 01 REV.1 SCOPE OF SUPPLY: The number of Level gauges to be supplied and installed shall be as per the requirements indicated in the Basic Bid Work and the P & IDs.1 4.4. LEVEL GAUGE: GAUGE TYPE: The Level Gauge may be Transparent type / Reflex type / Magnetic Float type.2 4.1. GENERAL: 3.1 Level indicator in hydrocarbon services shall be a transparent type column or COMPANY approved equal. No.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 3 of 11 1.

1. No.5 All flanges on the level instrument pressure retaining parts shall be of the same type and rating as the process flanges. all-crude and residues.1. to cover the complete operating range of level including the spans of level transmitters and level alarm switches. Consideration shall be given to the use of wet legs in this application. Where more than one gauge is required. and shall be in accordance with the vessel trim specification. a differential type pressure instrument shall be used. 4. Large vessels where measurement is not for accounting purpose.3 Transparent or thru vision gauges shall be used for liquid-liquid interfaces.2 Reflex gauge glasses of the high-pressure type shall be used for gas-liquid interfaces where the liquid is clean and colorless. No. 4.1. DATE: 15/210/2003 .3. distillates heavier than 250 API gravity.1.2. Interface gauges shall be connected directly to the vessel without gauge columns. they shall overlap a minimum of 25 mm (1") of visible length.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev.2 For level measurement greater than two meter and fixed S.3 Process connections shall be side and side or top and bottom ¾”NPT as per process requirement.1.3 Gauge Glasses 4. A maximum of five sections shall be used for a single gauge. 01 REV. 4.1 Gauge Glasses shall be provided on all vessels except product storage tanks. FORMAT No. 4. 4. in order to restrict horizontal movement of the displacer.2. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No.pressure storage tanks. 01 REV.2. may be by differential head measurement or by a float type level gauge.3. PROCEDURE No./8") 7 visible length with top and bottom connection. No.G.1.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 4 of 11 4. 4.2.1.Spec.. Illuminator supply shall have isolation facility. Transparent gauge glasses shall be back-lighted with gauge illuminators. 4.3.1.7 Float type level gauges shall comprise of a simple float magnetically coupled with the indicator assembly.4 Gauge glasses shall have one or more sections of approximately 302 mm (11.1.6 Top-mounted / side-mounted internal displacer instruments shall have stilling well of same diameter as the vessel nozzle.1.2.2. 4.4 Level instruments for pressure and non.1. 4.3. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref.

DATE: 15/210/2003 .5 FORMAT No.3 4. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref.1. PROCEDURE No. Multiple gauge glasses installations shall be adequately supported so as to prevent strain on gauge valves and nozzles. Body and cover plate shall be forged steel. Stem shall have hand wheels and quick closing thread with double seated plunger to permit repacking cock in service and with tip on plunger to unseat ball check before cock is closed.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 5 of 11 4.1.2. ¾” male unions at valve seat-and gauge connections. Reading Scales: Units for level indicating scales shall be 0-100 percent.3.8 A block valve shall be installed between the gauge valve and source of fluid to permit removal of the gauge glass.2.2. 4.2 4. 4. Drain connections shall be piped to drip pans or deck drains.6 Gauge glass assemblies shall be chosen for the design pressure and temperature of the respective vessel. 01 REV.5 of Instrumentation Design Criteria and the material selection chart provided in Annexure I of this specification.3.4. higher-grade material suitable to the process conditions shall be used. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No. 4.Spec.1.4 4.3.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev. No.6. Enclosure Class: The level gauge shall be weather proof to NEMA 4X / IP 66 4. Vent connection shall be ½” NPT on top of each gauge glass. Bolts and nuts shall be alloy steel.3. 01 REV. Instrument parts shall be resistant to the corrosive properties of the process fluid and ambient conditions to which they are exposed. 4. They shall be the offset type with bolted bonnet.1.1 Material: The material requirements for Level Gauge shall in general be according to clause 3.7 Multiple gauge glasses installation may be mounted on a single pipe column with block valve at the vessel. Wherever necessary. Ball checks plunger seat and valve stem shall be type SS 316. No. No. The glass shall be toughened borosilicate Klinger make or equal which is resistant to thermal and mechanical shocks.3 4. Accuracy: Level gauge measurement accuracy shall be ±2mm.5 Standard velocity check gauge-cocks shall be furnished with all gauge glasses.2 4. Drain connection shall be ½” NPT and shall be provided with a SS 316 drain valve.

2 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. DOCUMENTATION: The documentation requirements shall in general be according to clause 3.1 8.3 8.Spec.1 6. 5. Duly filled in data sheet shall be furnished along with the purchase specification. Mounting accessories required for level Instrument shall be 316SS or better. DATE: 15/210/2003 . ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No.1 EQUIPMENT PROTECTION: Level gauge protection requirements shall in general be as per clause no.6.0 7. All instrument supports shall be galvanized prior to installation.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 6 of 11 5.0 8.2 5.7 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.0 6. INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS: The installation of level gauge shall in general be according to clause 3. No.5 times the design/max/ process pressure. The drain valve from all level instruments shall be piped into the platform drains system.2 7. CALIBRATION.6 of Instrumentation Design Criteria and as per the Annexure-II (hook-up drawing) of this document. All level instruments in toxic and hydrocarbon service shall have blow down connections to closed drain.4 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. the following shall also be taken care of: Each Level gauge shall be hydro tested to a pressure of 1. The manufacturer before shipment shall perform calibration and alignment of all instruments. provide reasonable evidence of the satisfactory condition of test equipment. In addition.6. inspection and testing requirements shall in general be as per clause 3.6.6. No. 3. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref.4. All level instruments shall be provided with piping isolation valves. 01 REV.0 5.2 FORMAT No. PROCEDURE No.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev.1 7. No.3 6. INSPECTION & TESTING: Calibration. 01 REV.4.2 7. The contractor shall provide written results of all the above tests and if required by the company. A typical blank data sheet is provided as Annexure III of this document.4.6. A positive seal shall be used in transferring float/displacer motion to the external mechanism where a float or displacer element is employed.

6.2 13. All threaded and flanged openings shall be suitably protected to prevent entry of foreign material during shipment. The level gauge shall be provided with SS name plate indicating the following: a) Tag Number b) Manufacturer’s Name and Trade Mark c) Gauge type and Model Number d) Material of construction and Pressure Rating e) C/C distance 10. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref. FORMAT No.6.0 10.6.6. 01 REV.1 VENDOR PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The Vendor pre-qualification requirements shall in general be according to clause 3.6. PROCEDURE No.6. No. 12. No.5 of Instrumentation Design Criteria. 11. DATE: 15/210/2003 .0 9.3 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.1 REVIEW & APPROVAL: Review and approval of purchase specifications and other related documents shall in general be according to clause 3.0 12.6 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.6. 12. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No.1 RECEIPT & STORAGE: Receipt and storage of the level gauge shall be in accordance to clause 3.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 7 of 11 9. 01 REV.6.0 13.1 TAGGING & NAMEPLATES: Tagging & Nameplate requirements shall in general be according to clause 3.4 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.0 11.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev.6.1 of Instrumentation Design Criteria.1 PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT: The level gauge shall be prepared for shipment in accordance to clause 3.Spec.6. No.

E1N. PB1N. PF1N. D9. D11. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref. E2. XF1N. DATE: 15/210/2003 . E1.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE ANNEXURE – I Rev. A9. F11. PF11 MONEL. D1N. B10. A6. F10 SS316L SS316L SS316L A11. A8 (EXCEPT WAT. No. PXF1. PE11. No. D10. PD1N. B11. F1. A3. B9. PD1. Piping Class A1. A2. PB1. D2. 01 REV. B1. XG1. No.400 MONEL-400 MONEL-400 FORMAT No. PF1. A1H. PA1N. PB11.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 8 of 11 Material Selection Chart for Level Gauge S. B3. PROCEDURE No. D1. INJ. XF1. E9 SS316 SS316 SS316 A5 MONEL MONEL MONEL A7 Ti Ti Ti A1N. SERVICE) CHAMBER COCK BODY COCK TRIM 1 CS CS SS316 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 INJECTION WATER SERVICE CS CS SS316 A4. PA1. XG1N SS316 SS316 SS316 A10. B1N. E10.Spec. E11. F1. F1N. PA11. 01 REV. PD11. No. PE1. B2. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No.

ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref. PROCEDURE No. 01 REV. No. DATE: 15/210/2003 .: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 9 of 11 ANNEXURE – II HOOK UP DRAWING LEVEL GAUGE CONNECTION TOP AND BOTTOM FORMAT No.Spec. No. 01 REV. No.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev.

: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 10 of 11 ANNEXURE II (Contd.SIDE FORMAT No. ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref. No.) LEVEL GAUGE CONNECTION SIDE . 01 REV. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No. No. DATE: 15/210/2003 . 01 REV. No.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE Rev. PROCEDURE No.Spec.

01 REV. Gas – NM3/HR.: 0 Discipline: Instrumentation Page: 11 of 11 LEVEL GAUGE UNITS: Flow Liquid – M3/HR. No. 01 REV. No. Pressure – Kg/cm2 Temperature – oC Level/Length .M 1) General 2) 3) 4) 5) Tag Number Service Type Process Connections Material a) Body Float Gauge Glass Mounting Accessories Gauge b) c) d) 6) 7) 8) Accuracy Enclosure Class Manufacturer Model Number Item Details 9) FORMAT No.Spec. No. DATE: 15/210/2003 . ODS/SOF/004A / B Ref. ODS/SOP/008 TO 015 ISSUE No. PROCEDURE No.: 3100 OFFSHORE DESIGN SECTION FUNCTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR LEVEL GAUGE ANNEXURE – III Rev.