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Reducing Lead Times

By productising what is traditionally an engineered to order item by standardising document packages, we are able to offer bypass chambers for level instrumentation from 1 week of an approved order.

Safely isolate instruments

By installing instrumentation in isolating columns or external chambers, instruments can be isolated to prevent leaks and allow staff to safely remove for maintenance.

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Instrument Chambers

Also known as bypass chambers, these fabricated vessels mount on the side of storage vessels to allow an instrument to be isolated from the tank for maintenance or replacement.  We can supply individually or as an assembly. 

AMS range of vertical and horizontal chambers are fabricated to suit various types of level measurement technology.

Sold with our own level technology, we also fabricate to suit other manufacturers instrumentation, often being able to supply the package cheaper and quicker than the manufacturers themselves due to our streamlined fabrication process.

Options are available including, but not limited to:

Coded welding to ASME Section IX and ISO9606-1#

NDT and hydrostatic testing

Complete documentation packages and full material traceability

Custom painting (for arduous offshore environments

Instrument Bridles

An instrument bridle allows you to connect two or more instrumentation technologies from one set of flanges.  We can fabricate custom bridles to suit different applications or provide a combination of standard products from some of our partners.

Bridal combinations have included differing technologies in separate chambers to allow one device to remain online whilst the other is removed for maintainance.

Alternatively, where space is at a premium multiple technologies can be mounted within one chamber.  For ultimate redundancy this could include a magnetic level gauge with a guided wave radar mounted on the top and a magnetostrictive or reed relay transmitter strapped to the side.

Compare signals for high confidence levels

ATEX and SIL options available

Self contained for ease of maintenance

Suitable for interface applications

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Train level measurement, gauges and indicators

To solve a specific problem with access and the lack of height between a fuel tank and the trains body, AMS have modified the head of our approved level sensors to allow fitting in confined spaces. This development also removed the need for the transmitter to be located in a separate box on the side of the tank and allowed the sensor to be wired directly to the indicators, saving significant additional costs in materials and wiring time.

Train level measurement and control

Advances in the way instrumentation can be powered due to processing capabilities at reduced power levels, combined with the ever-continuing miniaturisation of electronics capability, has created the opportunity for rail companies to consider more modern electronic/digital technology as an alternative to the traditional methods for level measurement.

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