Case Studies

Marine

Boiler Drum Replication Case Study

Posted in Environmental, Manufacturing, Process, Marine

£300 test saves client £20k repair

A major client in the petrochemical processing industry was experiencing substantial health and safety and lifetime issues around a boiler drum that did not appear to be reaching its planned lifetime in use. As a result the client faced substantial repair costs and process downtime....

Boiler Tube Case Study

Posted in Environmental, Manufacturing, Process, Marine

Boiler tube failure could cost up to £70,000 per day

Axiom was asked to investigate a tube failure in an industrial boiler system that could have cost a client up to £70,000 per day in lost production, time and revenues.  Over a period of 18 days and a cost of £6,500, the cause of the failure was identified as.......

Heat Exchanger Case Study

Posted in Environmental, Manufacturing, Process, Marine

Heat Exchanger Analysis saves client £100,000 in extended lifetime

Axiom was invited to investigate the condition of 4 heat exchanges that were recognised to be operating beyond the original design life set by code. The immediate capital impact of the replacement of the units was in excess of £100,000 and the client was keen to establish....

Storage Tank Case Study

Posted in Environmental, Process, Marine

“Fit for Purpose” investigation saves client over £1.5m

Axiom was asked to look at a storage tank facility that was originally designed to code for storing oil-based products but was now holding hazardous chemical materials. The Health and Safety Executive had raised a concern about suitability for purpose of the tanks as a result of the significant product change.....

Supply Chain Case Study

Posted in Environmental, Manufacturing, Process, Marine

Axiom helps client improve supply chain defect

A client with a licensed process manufacturing subdivision uses substantial quantities of sub-components manufactured by 3rd party suppliers. Quality had become an issue resulting in embarrassing defects in final product and substantial costs to the manufacturer and relationship risks to all parties....