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Retrofit Rectifiers for North Sea Platform – Offshore Project

The client had concerns over the obsolescence of a legacy Erskine Dual Modular DC UPS which had been in situ on a North Sea oil platform for a number of years.

The Solution

• New, replacement rectifiers and batteries  retrofitted with 2 pre-assembled 19” chassis’ and subcomponents

• High efficiency rectifiers fitted with minimal cost and disruption, while preserving all existing site cabling

• Meticulous planning and exacting design ensured replacement items could slot into the system

• System was fully tested before being dismantled into subcomponents, palletised and shipped

• Original batteries replaced with alternative low maintenance batteries

• Innovative new UPS control display slotted into existing space

Result

  • Extended lifetime of the critical power equipment
  • Benefit from high efficiency rectifiers with minimal cost and disruption
  • Installation kept within 8-day shutdown
  • On time and to plan – delivered well within the time permitted
  • Future proofing. The system can now be upgraded