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3D laser survey for energy production

In the decades ahead, energy will be the core industrial sector: demand will continue to rise, while resources will be increasingly fragile. 
In the immediate future, the production of a kilowatt of electricity or a litre of oil will need to satisfy environmental requirements (regarding CO² emissions, flaring, radioactive wastes, etc.). 
The upgrading of installations to meet standards will be a key economic factor for industrial operators and maintenance companies.
In this quest to hunt down “non-conformities” (and savings), Urbica can offer a range of tailored solutions which are essential to the early stages of analyses.
The initial applications are set out here – in the certainty that the future will lead to the discovery of others.

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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
  • Deformation control of civil engineering structures
  • Generation of an "as-built" or "as-existing" base plan
  • Generation of a 3D model of a space, room or building
  • Creation and updating of an equipment data base
  • Displacement of a generator or turbine
  • Clash detection between as-built condition and plan or project
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Generation of a plan view, section, elevation or isometric
  • Management of industrial facilities
  • Installation of new equipment on an existing site
  • Maintenance (piping, equipment, structure)
  • Updating of existing plans
  • 3D Dimensional survey and measurements
  • Pipe connection on an existing system (tie-in)
  • Replacement or addition of a skid on site
  • Revamping of an existing installation
  • Virtual 3D inspection of installations

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  • Generation of a 3D model of the existing structure in the required file format
    (PDMS, PDS, Autocad, Microstation, 3DSMax, etc.)
  • Specialized team of topographers
  • 3D or 2D data files, obtained by the same survey campaign
  • On-site operations throughout the world
  • Scans with a high precision and a high level of details
  • Results suitable for processing in all CAD tools
  • Rapid results, often available for processing within days of on-site scanning
  • Tailored service
  • H0B0-qualified personnel
  • Non-contact measurement scanning
  • Operations with no interruption of production
  • 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...
  • Volumic 3D model
  • Structured 3D model, with attached catalog
  • Exhaustive high-density point 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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