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About Jim Locksley

One day when I was walking around my college campus, I saw a group of people with these yellow tripods. At first I thought they might be photographers, but they sure looked like strange ones! I went up and asked them what they were doing, and it turns out they were a group of students from a construction class who were surveying the land for a project. I was fascinated. I was able to sign up for the class the next semester, and while it didn't stick or change my professional trajectory, it did create a new hobby for me! Ever since then, I've been interested in construction, from surveying to management to the actual building. I figured running a blog about it would give me a nice excuse to keep up my interests!

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Completing Jobs And Controlling Flow - Preparing For Fluid Control System Installation

by Mike Brewer

A wide variety of industrial projects require the use of fluid under significant pressure, so installing a fluid control system may be a necessary step. Before you seek out such a system, however, it's important that you take the necessary steps to make sure your job site is ready for those improvements.

Below, you'll find a guide to some steps you should take before the installation of your fluid control system. Whether you're transporting water, fuel, hydraulic fluid, or any number of other industrial liquids, following these suggestions will put you in a position to guarantee a safe and secure completion of your work.

Site Surveying

Before you seek quotes for the install of a fluid control system, it's important that you have a complete understanding of your needs. Knowing the ins and outs of the terrain you're going to be working on is a vital first step in making sure your fluid system will be designed to meet your needs.

You should work with your fluid system contractor to seek out a site survey that will meet these specific needs. Surveyors with a great deal of experience in understanding fluid systems are preferable, as they will be able to provide your contractor with the exact specifications that he or she may need.

Risk Assessment

A fluid control system adds another degree of difficulty to completing your job, as you have to be sure that you don't risk any punctures or other damage that could delay your work. Without knowing where your risk factors lie, you may end up operating your system dangerously without even knowing it.

Seeking out a risk assessment prior to your fluid control system being installed will allow you to have a more complete understanding of the potential risk factors. This will guarantee that you're not faced with slow downs or, even worse, a dangerous environment that could risk significant injury to your employees.

Inventory Building

Maintaining your fluid control system will require access to replacement parts as necessary. Sometimes, those replacements will be time sensitive. As such, before your fluid control system is installed, you need to make sure that you have an adequate inventory of replacement parts on site. Taking this step will guarantee that the installation process will go smoothly and you're able to fully operate your system to its capacity as soon as the installation process is complete. This will guarantee that you can complete your job as scheduled.

Professionals like DEWCO Pumps & Equipment, Inc can assist you.