Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls (EIC)

Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls (EIC)

Do you find yourself having to come up with unique maintenance plans every turnaround for your EIC systems? Do you not know where to start in updating or improving your site’s systems? Are you faced with low reliability but don’t know why? Becht’s EIC division brings a technology agnostic discipline and consistency to our client’s plant systems delivering the highest level of reliability. This discipline and consistency are rooted in our world class group of over 100 Engineers, Technicians, and Tradespersons, all with a deep owner’s experience. We understand practical solutions are needed in an increasingly complex world, and these must be offered at a moment’s notice.

We cover a wide breadth of support in these areas including:

  • Instrumentation
  • Analyzers
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
  • Advanced Process Control
  • DCS/PLC Applications
  • Electrical
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Project Management
  • Engineering Oversite
  • Regulatory and Code Compliance Studies
  • Area Classification and Equipment Studies
  • Fit for service
  • Migration Studies & Project Management
  • Standards & specifications creation & review
  • Field, Turnaround, Construction Support
  • New Technology Assessments
  • Inspection
  • Troubleshooting existing and new systems
  • Training and Teaching
  • Fire & Damage Assessments


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Instrumentation Support and Services

Instrumentation systems problems can be difficult to chase down and are often complicated by mixed technology use. The Instrumentation Section of Becht’s IEA division provides a modern and holistic approach to solving and supporting our clients Instrumentation Engineering and Field Problems. Our staff of subject matter experts have extensive owner experience providing oversite and resolving complex issues on demand to meet our customers’ needs and schedules.

Becht’s wide range of instrumentation services include:

  • Control & Safety Valves (PRV, PSV, MOV, FCCU)
  • Pressure, Temperature, Flow, and Level Installations
  • Fire & Gas Instrumentation & Systems
  • Analyzers & Sample Systems
  • Complete Temperature and Strain Gauge Wireless Systems for vessel and piping health monitoring and analysis
  • Custody Meter & Leak Detection
  • Vibration & Corrosion Equipment

Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) Solutions

Sometimes our clients find themselves faced with Safety Instrumented Systems that seem to provide more nuisances than protection against high risk events. Nuisance trips and other problems associated with poorly implemented SIS’s can actually increase operational risk. Becht’s senior TUV FS Engineers and SIS technical authorities have extensive owner’s experience in reducing our client’s overall risk with properly implemented and optimized SIS’s. We holistically look at risk to your plant personal, the environment and equipment due to outdated or inadequate safety shutdown systems.

Becht’s Safety Instrumented services include:

  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF), & Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Analysis
  • Shutdown and Emergency Shutdown Equipment and Devices


Electrical Engineering Support and Services

Are you facing unnecessary downtime due to Electrical Equipment and Systems that were originally poorly designed or currently in need of upgrades? Becht’s electrical Subject Matter Experts provide guidance and evaluations for any existing or new electrical systems to improve their online operations, redundancy, reliability and to meet Code requirements. We have contemporary and comprehensive methods to troubleshoot and implement solutions to our clients’ electrical engineering and field problems.

Becht’s wide range of Electrical services include:

  • High, Medium, and Low Voltage Applications
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • Transformers
  • Compressors, and Turbines
  • Motors and Generators
  • Grounding Systems
  • Arc Flash Equipment • Switchgear and Motor Control Centers
  • Protective Relay Systems and Equipment
  • Variable Frequency Drive Systems
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies/Systems (UPS)


Automation Control Solutions

Many facilities struggle with inefficient control applications and automation equipment. Becht has a deep bench of automation expertise with owner’s experience for customizing upgrades, applications, and programming to streamline operations and reliability. We assist in reviewing current system configurations and programming to determine if they need tuning or modifications. We have the global industry expertise to solve online control applications and modifying and upgrading these systems towards maximizing plant runtimes.

Becht’s wide range of Automation services include:

  • Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Applications
  • Historian Applications
  • Supervisory, Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) Reviews
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Applications
  • Boiler, Gas Turbine, Compressor, Fired Heater Incinerator Controls
  • Telecommunication & Networks
  • Industrial Computer & Electronic Applications

Advanced Process Control Solutions

When automated control systems only provide basic system control of manufacturing facilities there is significant opportunity to optimize economic performance by leveraging Advanced Process Controls (APC)’s. Becht’s APC industry experts can help clients implement and optimize these systems to help limit process variables within predefined ranges to maximize performance. We provide technology agnostic owner’s support with guidance, reviews, and studies to getting your facility to run at ideal setpoint conditions and adapt to any unforeseen events and upsets long before they reach critical operating points.

Becht’s Advanced Control services include:

  • Basic Process Control (BPCS)
  • Multi-Variable Control/Model-Based Control (MPC) Applications
  • Real Time Optimization (RTO) Applications
  • Dynamic Matrix Control (DMC) Applications
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