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5 benefits of electrical contractors in your facility..

HOW ELECTRICAL AND INSTRUMENTATION CONTRACTORS ADD VALUE TO YOUR FACILITY

Electrical and instrumentation contractors perform a variety of tasks related to installing and maintaining the electrical equipment, system, and instruments, undertaking automation in the facility, as well as carrying out periodic maintenance of the same. They also perform various administrative duties and customer service such as client consulting, scheduling appointments, and managing paperwork. In short, they can handle the end-to-end electrical needs of a business. 

There are many types of contractors in electrical and instrumentation services, who perform specialized services such as 

  • Commercial Electrical Works.
  • Electrical Installation.
  • Substation Electrical Contractor.
  • EPC Contractor.
  • HT Electrical Contracting Services.
  • Cabling Service.
  • Wiring Services.
  • Lighting Service
  • Process instrumentation
  • Automation 

A business can either choose to hire a specialist contractor for one or more of the above or hire someone who performs all of the above electrical contractors’ services. Electrical contractors can power up different kinds of establishments. They especially play a vital role in providing sufficient and uninterrupted power in big commercial establishments and industrial facilities. Huge facilities like the airport, industrial plants like oil and gas, manufacturing facilities, and large factories all use heavy and powerful machines and house complex electrical systems. Based on the requirements of the business, they can choose a contractor who fits the bill and add value to their business.

We are an electrical and instrumentation contracting company with experience across various establishments and industries. We are among the top electrical contractors in Qatar and Bahrain partnering with prominent business houses in the region.

The following are the top 5 benefits of hiring electrical and instrumentation contractors 

  1. End-to-end solution – By hiring an electrical contractor who can take care of the complete electrical requirements, businesses can enjoy better control, and a single point of contact for easier communication. 
  2. Experienced professionals – Contractors bring in lots of best practices that they have fine-tuned over many years of service. Hence businesses can be assured of the most effective solutions in the fastest time.
  3. Pro-active maintenance routine – Electrical contractors work on a proactive approach to machinery maintenance. Businesses can thus benefit from smooth and uninterrupted electrical services which are key to effective day-to-day operations.
  4. Special care and maintenance of heavy and key equipment – Industrial facilities and commercial establishments use heavy and powerful machinery in their operations. It is important that they are installed correctly and maintained well for their long life. 
  5. Participation in customer service – Many contractors provide value-added services such as taking customer calls and handling their queries. By passing on their expertise to resolve client issues, they help businesses enjoy better relationships with their clients.

In addition to the above contractors also maintain service records and maintenance logs for the equipment they manage. This is valuable information and comes in handy for resolving machinery issues and budgeting. Overall, it is safe to say that businesses that avail of electrical contractors’ services face fewer interruptions and downtime compared to those that don’t. Uninterrupted and smooth operations are key for businesses and have an impact on their profitability and brand value. 

Let your business enjoy the benefits of hiring professional electrical and instrumentation contractors. Call us today, we are the top electrical and instrumentation contractors in Qatar and Bahrain strategically partnering with business houses to help them power up and scale up to beat the competition!

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What Is Instrumentation Installation And How Does It Work?

Instrumentations are as complex as multi-sensor components of industrial control systems. There are a lot of Instrumentation and Electrical Contractors in the market as the demand for instrument installation is increasing day by day.

 Check out the complete guide on What is an Electrical Contractor.

What Is Instrumentation Installation?

The use or application of instruments to observe, measure, or control is called instrumentation Installation. It is measuring instruments that are used for indicating, measuring, and recording physical quantities.

How Does Instrumentation Installation Work?

Instrumentation Job includes testing, calibration, installation, repairing, and inspecting manufacturing equipment and monitoring devices. Instrumentation is used to measure many physical parameters; they are,

  • Flow
  • Temperature
  • Levels of liquids, etc.
  • Density
  • Viscosity
  • Radiation
  • Frequency
  • Current
  • Voltage
  • Inductance
  • Capacitance
  • Resistivity
  • Chemical composition
  • Chemical properties
  • Position
  • Vibration
  • Weight
  • Pressure

Process Of Instrumentation Installation Work

Sensors are incorporated into measuring instruments used for indicating, measuring, and recording physical quantities, this is the process of instrumentation.  

For Instrumentation Installation Work, the documents we might need to prepare are Planning Schedule, Daily, Weekly, and Monthly progress, Daily meetings for construction progress, Client and Contractor meetings, and Contractor and subcontractor meetings.  

Control and instrumentation (C&I) engineers are responsible for Instrumentation work. The standard version of Instrumentation Installation Work is;

Process Of Instrumentation Installation Work

Installation Of Instrumentation

When the piping/equipment scope is ready for Instrument installation, Instruments will be installed.  The instrument team will start installing instruments on equipment and piping when work fronts are ready.

It is as per Instrument Installation and Pneumatic hookups, we install  Instrument tubings with the necessary slope and bend.

It is through Pneumatic hook-ups and installation drawings Direct installation or remote installation will be identified. Then we check Accessibility for O&M activities.

Installation Of Junction Boxes

It is according to the JB location layout we will install Junction boxes and the Field Instrumentation team will check for the nearest possible distance to connect Instruments to junction boxes by field instrument cables.

For installation, we will also use JB installation drawing, and Accessibility for O&M activities should be checked at last.

Installation Of Field Instrument Cable Tray

Based on the cable tray routing layout we will install the Instrument cable tray. And we will identify the shortest possible distance for field cable routing.

Multicore Cable Routing

To lay multicore cable connecting Junction boxes Cable trenches will be dug and after that Marshalling cabinet is installed in the Control room.

For this we will use Cable routing layout, Junction box termination, marshaling cabinet termination details, Control room cable entry details, and drawing details. And to avoid any clashes with other systems, electrical cable routing, underground piping details, and structural drawings will be referred to.

Fiber Optic Cable Routing

For installation Fiber optic cable routing details will be referred to. the route of the pipeline will be selected if it is routed parallel to the pipeline.

To identify the depth, and breadth of cable trenches, Cable tiles, etc, Underground Cable Installation details are used. And based on this drawing, cables will be installed and backfilled.

Control Room

As per the Control room equipment layout, Control system panels, ESD panels, Fire and gas panels, Marshalling cabinets, Operator screens, Servers, Vendor panels ( Metering, Compressor, Analyzer, Vibration), PCs, Engineering PC’s control room furniture, etc are installed.

Under the false flooring of the control room Multicore and power cables are to be installed and the Control room civil building layout will also be referred.

Cable termination from Instruments to Junction box and junction box to Marshalling cabinets

For this activity Junction box termination, details and Marshalling cable termination details will be used.

Quality Control

The Quality Control Engineer will visit the site and identify and approve the process after the completion of each activity.

Conclusion

The scope for the Job of Instrument Technician is rising day by day because of the complicity of work. The main job For Instrument Technicians is to maintain, test, inspect, and calibrate equipment to ensure it is in good working order. The instrumentation Contractor is selected on the basis of the quality of work he does.

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