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Intrinsically Safe Ground Monitoring System

Project type

ISGM System to safeguard and prevent fires and explosions.

Date

June 8, 2005

Location

Commonwealth Oil Refining Company - CORCO in Puerto Rico

Intrinsically Safe Ground Monitoring System for the Prevention of Electric Static Ignition Hazards in Fuel Piers and Ship Tankers. To safeguard and prevent fires and explosions.

Installed at CORCO monitored by the US Coast Guard since June 8, 2005; In a study five-year trial to ascertain the validity and functionality of the system by both CORCO and US Coast Guard.

The Intrinsically Safe Ground Monitoring System passed the testing period and are presently protecting CORCO's refinery and petrochemicals piers with excellent results, to date it has prevented three explosions and two fires since their installation.

SME & Design will be assembling these systems, as well as installing them.

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