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Benefits of laser scanning for offshore oil operations

Works executed on an offshore platform, barge or vessel are, to say the least, singular; remote in the extreme, subject to stringent safety rules and conducted in obvious confinement, they can hardly be said to offer a congenial environment.
The facility to travel with a minimum of luggage, and to complete surveys whilst maintaining independence, speed, efficiency and mobility are critical attributes.
With its high-efficiency batteries, all-terrain computers, compact, high-performance scanners and a team well-versed in this type of operation, Urbica has the capability to rise to this kind of challenge.

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  • Addition of new equipment to an existing site
  • Kinematics for the movement of equipment in situ
  • Conformity control of a new installation
  • Control of structural deformation
  • Creation of an equipment data base
  • Generation of an "as-built" or "as-existing" base plan
  • Generation of a 3D model of an existing installation
  • Dismantling
  • Clash detection between as-built condition and plan or project
  • Feasibility analysis, process, preliminary plans
  • Generation of 3D (or 2D) plans of petrochemical sites
  • Generation of a plot plan, layout, plan view or isometric, coupe
  • Virtual 3D reconstruction for the simulation of a
    maintenance or safety operation
  • Installation or replacement of equipment or skid
  • Maintenance (piping, equipment, structure)
  • Updating of equipment data base
  • Updating of existing plans
  • Dimensional analysis of a flare line
  • Piping analysis for an existing system, tie-in
  • Survey of piping systems
  • Revamping of an existing installation
  • Non-contact scanning, with no interruption of production

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  • Generation of a 3D model of the existing structure in the required file format
    souhaité (PDMS, PDS, Autocad, Microstation, 3DSM...)
  • Specialized team of topographers
  • 3D or 2D data files, obtained by the same survey campaign
  • On-site operations throughout the world
  • Long-term experience in the oil sector
  • Appropriate equipment, BOSIET-HUET qualified personnel
  • High precision of scans
  • Exhaustive scans
  • Results suitable for processing in all CAD tools
  • Rapid results, often available for processing within days of on-site scanning
  • Tailored service
  • Speed of capture of on-site measurements

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  • Files types: Autocad (DXF/DWG), Microstation (DGN), Solidworks, 3DStudioMax (3ds & max),
    3Dipsos (IPS), Realworks (RWP), Pointools (POD/PTL) , PDMS (macros), PDS
    and of course all the open format files like IGES, OBJ, STEP, VRML etc...
  • 3D images, including comments and collaborative exchange (Scan-review)
  • 3D model
  • Structured 3D model, with attached catalog
  • Points cloud
  • 2 dimensional images (cut sections, layouts, …)
  • 2 dimensional digitized file ( cut sections, layouts,…)
  • Scan-review (Collaborative review of laser survey through panoramic images)

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