you know oil.

We know distillation towers.

Like Calgary and oil, TowerScan and solutions to your tower problems go back as long as we can remember.

And, although we’ve honed our techniques and improved our equipment over the years, we still provide the same reliable and accurate gamma scanning service that we’ve been providing since the late eighties.

Case Studies

Neutron Backscatter – Multiphase Level Measurement

Pre Job Info: The customer had a vertical drum which contained multiple phases – vapor, hydrocarbon, an emulsion phase, and water. There were both high and low level nucleonic level indicators installed on the vessel, the problem was that simultaneous high and low level alarms were being indicated. TowerScan Results: TowerScan performed a series of … Continued

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Profiles of Normally Operating vs. Damaged Trays

Pre Job Info: The customer was experiencing problems operating the column in a stable manner. The column had been scanned the previous year, thus providing baseline data for comparison. TowerScan Results: The most recent scan plotted in red, revealed that the tower had suffered extensive damage to trays 2 through 13. The damage was easily … Continued

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Trayed Column – Flooding Due to a Mechanical Obstruction

Pre Job Info: The client was unable to meet their product specifications, and there were indications of liquid being carried overhead. The client suspected either foaming or flooding. There was no reliable pressure differential available for the tower. TowerScan Results: The scan revealed the tower to be flooded from tray 12 upwards. The sharpness of … Continued

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There is no better time to get TowerScan to quote on your scanning needs. Our expert staff are standing by to help you.

Here is all you need to get started:
  1. An evaluation of your immediate concerns and an idea of what you wish to accomplish.
  2. An overall mechanical drawing of the tower or process equipment. This tells us things like tower height and diameter, as well as the elevation and orientation of trays, packed beds and nozzles.
  3. Access to the top of your tower.
  4. A safe work permit.
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