Head Off Hassles During Startup

The right preparation and team are essential

Amin Almasi, rotating equipment consultant
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Commissioning/startup is the most critical and busiest phase of a project. Design flaws, hidden manufacturing problems, and construction and installation errors will become apparent during commissioning/startup and usually will mandate immediate modifications and corrections. Addressing such issues adds to the high stress already posed by the tight schedule and the economic penalties of any delay. Three factors are key to a successful and less-stressful commissioning/startup: 1. developing a correct and realistic plan;2. assembling an appropriate team, i.e., one that includes a suitable mix of mechanical, machinery, piping, electrical, instrument and other engineers for…

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