Case Studies

Gexcon has extensive experience of providing process safety and risk management services to a vast range of sectors. Here we provide a range of case studies to show how our engineers have assisted clients.
Pre-Operations Safety Report for LNG Storage Facility

Pre-Operations Safety Report for LNG Storage Facility

Gexcon were initially instructed to provide support with the clients DSEAR compliance requirements during the final phase of development and installation of a new LNG storage facility.  However, following issues with their COMAH submission it was clear that further assistance would be required. A range of process safety services including CFD modelling, were applied to review the facility design by…

DSEAR Compliance Analysis - Hand Sanitiser Manufacturing

DSEAR Compliance Analysis – Hand Sanitiser Manufacturing

An existing plant that traditionally manufactured water-based products containing very minor quantities of flammable materials was being repurposed to manufacture a hand sanitiser that contains a significant proportion of (highlyflammable) alcohol.  This product was to be brought online rapidly, to meet the urgent international requirements due to the 2020 Covid-19 crisis. The use of FLACS-CFD, combined with Gexcon’s experience and…

TOXIC AND FLAMMABLE GAS CLOUD DETECTORS LAYOUT OPTIMIZATION USING CFD

TOXIC AND FLAMMABLE GAS CLOUD DETECTORS LAYOUT OPTIMIZATION USING CFD

Gas detectors are commonly installed in process facilities to automatically alarm and trigger safety measures in response to hazardous leaks. Without effective leak detection, installations can be susceptible to two main hazards: (1) accumulation of toxic gases to levels that exceed given exposure threshold limits, and (2) accumulation of flammable gases to levels that can cause fires or explosions. The

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