Real-Time Intrusive Sand Monitoring

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Real-Time erosion measurement for increased reliability and safety

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February 22 2024

For Well Service applications SMS supply standard 4” spools c/w 3” 1502 hammer unions & access fitting rated to 414Bar (6,000PSI). Spools can be custom fabricated to client specifications when required. For high pressure environments a 689 Bar (10,000PSI) rated intrusive probe can be supplied. Single, dual or triple acoustic sensor instrumentation can be integrated into the I-ART system.

Pros & Limitations
Increased Safety - Double isolation barrier design to eliminate risk of hydrocarbon leaks
Reduced Costs, increased reliability whilst achieving cost savings
Real Time erosion measurement allows real time decision making to allow increased reliability and safe operations.
Remote Monitoring, save on manpower and offshore bed space
Flush mount intrusive design o reduce wake frequency and flow turbulence
Industry Standard data Communication, serial data linked based on industry standard Modbus protocol
Integrated Smart data - software allows integrated smart data interpretation
Requires SMS trained personnel to install
Specification Title Specification Description
metal Loss Output
m/yr, mm/yr, mils/yr
Temperature rating
260 Deg C / 500 Deg F
Pressure Rating
689 Bar / 10,000 psi
24 VDC


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SMS has proven a strong reputation for offering effective management and risk-mitigation strategies for its clients' operational and environmental risks. We provide Sand Management and Erosion-Corrosion products and services including: Acoustic Sand Monitoring, Sand Sampling, Erosion & Corrosion Probes, Real-Time UT Wall Thickness Systems, and Real-Time H2S & CO2 Monitoring Systems. 

Our team is fuelled to drive clients’ operational efficiency by offering a full spectrum of low carbon solutions and utilisation of our zero manpower capabilities that are proven to minimise carbon footprint and can help accelerate your path to net zero.

We have rapidly grown over the years and evolved with ground-breaking technologies and partnerships with several clients and industry players to drive your transition to a safer, more robust, resilient, cost-effective and sustainable asset life cycle.

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