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Typically applied for cleaning, painting, inspection and data collection of tanks and voids.

Articulated rail robot developed by Surface Dynamics. NORSOK Z-015 and ATEX Zone 2 conformity. Remote- and auto controlled, utilizing real time video to operator monitor.

The system is entered into workspace in modules, with capability of passing personnel openings of diameter Ø500mm, and being assembled inside the work area in 30 minutes.

Standard vertical range 7 meters, horizontal range 6 meters in each direction. Can be reconfigured for extended range. Total weight of standard edition is 230kg.

Surface Dynamics

References System T

2022 Equinor Mudtanks abrasive blasting and robotic abrasives vacuuming, 6 tanks at production platform in the North Sea.
2022 Equinor Mudtanks abrasive blasting, 3 tanks at production platform in the North Sea.
2022 Equinor Potable water tanks abrasive blasting and robotic abrasives vacuuming at FPSO in the Norwegian Sea.
2021 Equinor Rundown tanks interior surface preparation at production platform in the North Sea 2021
2021 Equinor Pig launcher interior surface preparation and spray paint pilot on platform in the North Sea
2021 Shell Int Exploration & Production, Houston Offshore robotic demo of abrasive blasting on deck surface, at production platform GoM, USA
2019 Shell Int Exploration & Production, Houston Onshore robotic demo of surface cleaning using various cleaning tools on a ballast tank structure, Houston, Texas, USA 2019
2019 Equinor Water ballast tank exterior surface preparation on production platform in the North Sea 2019 – UHP, 11m height
2019 Equinor Potable water tank interior surface preparation on production platform in the North Sea 2019 – abrasive blasting of, 120sqm.
2019 Equinor Pressure vessel interior surface preparation on platform and turnaround in the North Sea 2019 – abrasive blasting of, size Ø5m x 14m.
2019 Equinor Drilling water tank (conversion) surface preparation on platform in the North Sea 2019 – abrasive blasting of, 1700sqm.
2019 Equinor Ballast tank final section surface preparation at FPSO in the Norwegian Sea 2019 – spot abrasive blasting of, 10 compartments 1100sqm.
2018–2019 Equinor Pilot project of robotic surface treatment and coating of petroleum storage tanks in Norway 2018 – 2019.
2018 Equinor Potable tank interior on platform in the North Sea 2018 – robot rental for abrasive blasting of, 2 tanks 150sqm each.
2018 Equinor Water ballast tank on a fixed leg platform in the North Sea 2018 – robot rental service for UHP water jetting of tank exterior, 10 meters height.
2017–2018 Equinor An Equinor FPSO in the Norwegian Sea 2017-2018 – robot rental service for work planning inspection and abrasive blasting of of ballast tanks.
2016 Teekay Petrojarl Varg 2016 – robot abrasive blasting of tests in ballast tanks, on ship by the dock.

Contacts

Surface Dynamics

Tore Gravermoen

General Manager

tore@surfacedynamics.no

Surface Dynamics

Torgrim Gjestrud

Technical Manager / CTO

torgrim@surfacedynamics.no