AWC’s Pressure Management Network

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AWC’s Pressure Management Network now operates 6 National Board Certified FAST (Farris Authorized Service Team) centers from Corpus Christi, Texas to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Each location employs no less than two National Board Certified Individual (CI’s) that confirm the quality of each shipment.

Our integrated network offers the following National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspector stamps:
• VR (Valve Repair of All Manufacturers’ Pressure Relief Valves)
• TO (Test Only of All Manufacturers’ Pressure Relief Valves )
• UV (New Valve Assembly of Sec VIII Farris Pressure Relief Valves)
• V (New Valve Assembly of Sec I Farris Pressure Relief Valves )

Our Pressure Management Network was designed from the ground up with matching Quality Management Systems, test equipment and tooling with a cross trained technical staff to support Sec I (Boiler/Steam PRVs) and Sec VIII (Process PRVs) needs.

Pressure Management Network Capabilities

  • Shared PRV Inventories (AWC > $4M, Farris FAST Centers an additional $12M)
  • Farris FAST authorized assembler technician training/certification
  • AWC Level I & II technician training/certification
  • Cross Location Consistent Tooling/Test Equipment/Inventories
  • Cross Location Quality Manual
  • PRV Sizes from 1/2” – 16”
    • a. Sec I (Steam) New Valve Build (V Certified)
    • b. Sec VIII (Process) New Valve Build (UV Certified)
  • Tank Vent/Emergency Hatch (Industry Standard Designs) 1” – 36”
  • Pilot Operated Tank Vent Repair
  • Valve Walk Down and Pre-Assessments
  • On-site PRV Test/Repair Trailers and Equipment
    • a. 25 Foot (2X)
    • b. 53 Foot
    • c. Accutest (In situ test device)
  • Load/Capacity Truck Fleet
    • a. Pickup/Delivery
    • b. Service/Tools/Equipment

Life Cycle Management Capabilities

AWC product life cycle management system
  • Spares Pool Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Workforce Management
  • Equipment and Facility Capacity Planning
  • Online Access to Valve Status and Travelers including Pre-Test
  • Results for Optimizing Proof Test Cycles for Process Safety
  • Management Programs (PSM)
  • PHA Integration and Augmentation – Farris Engineering Service, iPRSM

Valve Shop Location Details

AWC valve shop locations
AWC Valve Shop Locations
AWC Deer Park (Texas)
23,000 sq/ft
4 Test Benches (Equipped with Air Test Drum & Water J-Tube)
1 Boiler (2850psig)
1 Dedicating Lapping Room
7 Work Stations
1 Permitted Paint Booth
3 Sand / Bead Blasters (2 arm-in, 1 rotablaster)
2 Five Ton Overhead Cranes
2 Two Ton Overhead Cranes
3 One Ton Gorbel Gantry Cranes
2 Field Service Trailers (1 Twenty Five Foot, 1 Fifty Three Foot)
>$4 Million in PRV / Valve Inventory
AWC Corpus Christi (Texas)
9,000 sq/ft
1 Test Bench (Equipped with Air Test Drum & Water J-Tube)
1 Boiler (1750psig)
1 Dedicated Lapping Table
1 Pressure / Vacuum Vent Test Bench
4 Work Stations
1 Permitted Paint Booth
2 Sand / Bead Blasters (1 arm-in, 1 rotablaster)
1 Five Ton Overhead Crane
2 One Ton Gorbel Gantry Cranes
Field Service Trailers
>$500K in PRV / Valve Inventory
AWC Freeport (Texas)
3,000 sq/ft
1 Test Bench
1 Dedicated Lapping Table
1 Work Stations
1 Sand / Bead Blaster (1 arm-in)
Field Service Trailers
AWC Port Arthur (Texas)
12,000 sq/ft
1 Test Bench (Equipped with Air Test Drum & Water J-Tube)
1 Boiler (900psig)
1 Dedicated Lapping Table
1 Pressure / Vacuum Vent Test Bench
4 Work Stations
1 Permitted Paint Booth
2 Sand / Bead Blasters (2 arm-in)
1 Ten Ton Overhead Crane
1 Two Ton Gorbel / Gantrey Crane
Field Service Trailers
>$500K in PRV / Valve Inventory
AWC Baton Rouge (Louisiana)
20,000 sq/ft
1 Test Benches (Equipped with Air Test Drum & Water J-Tube)
1 Boiler (1750psig)
1 Dedicating Lapping Table
2 Work Stations
1 Permitted Paint Booth
2 Sand / Bead Blasters (2 arm-in, 1 roto blaster)
1 Five Ton Gorbel / Gantry Crane
Field Service Trailer
>$500k Million in PRV / Valve Inventory
AWC Lake Charles/Westlake (Louisiana)
15,000 sq/ft
1 Test Bench (Equipped with Air Test Drum & Water J-Tube)
1 Dedicated Lapping Table
2 Work Stations
1 Permitted Paint Booth
1 Sand / Bead Blaster (1 arm-in)
1 Gorbel / Gantrey Crane
Field Service Trailer
>$200K in PRV / Valve Inventory
Kevin Olsen is an Outside Account Manager for AWC, Inc. in the Deer Park, TX office. With over 10 years of experience in pressure relief technology, he has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kevin Olsen

Outside Account Manager

Kevin Olsen

Outside Account Manager

Kevin Olsen is an Outside Account Manager for AWC, Inc. in the Deer Park, TX office. With over 10 years of experience in pressure relief technology, he has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
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