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ACEL Cosmon

ACEL Cosmon 'A new dimension in corrosion monitoring' Under an exciting new agreement ACEL of Ellon has acquired all operating rights to 'Cosmon Services' of Aberdeen, specialists in On-Stream Corrosion Monitor­ ing as part of its policy of planned and controlled development into new markets. This new division of ACEL which commenced trading on 1st April 1992, combines the skills and client bases of both companies and is set to become a major force in the Corrosion Industry. 'Cosmon' personnel, Aly Lowson and Steve Dunthorne will as as 'service managers' for the new venture supported by experienced Corrosion Engineering staff from ACEL's headquarters at Ellon and extensive new workshp and laboratory facilities constructed during 1991. 'ACEL Cosmon' will provide a comprehensive probe/coupon retrieval, analysis and data management service within a 'single company'. company has had the opportunity to implement compre­ hensive Quality Assurance and Safety Systems which A spokesman for ACEL commented "the 'ACEL can only ensure the future well-being of the company. Cosmon' operation is part of our long term commitment The company is actively working towards accreditation to enhance the activities of all our divisions and finely to BS5750 Part 1, which it expects to obtain later this tune them to client requirements particularly in this case year and is a corporate member of the British Safety towards North Sea Operations. We recognise the trend Council, the British Institute of NDT and the Pipeline in the industry is for single contractor packages and to Industries Guild. this end we intend to supplement our existing Corrosion Engineering Services in future years to cater for this demand." Strengths of both companies ACEL are already well established in the Aberdeen The 'ACEL Cosmon' operation will draw on the area with 12 years operating experience in the North Sea strengths of both companies combining extensive field Sector, with over a 100 years combined experience experience, with proven management leading to a more amongst its senior managers. Their range of clients is flexible and contactable service for its UK clients. The extremely wide, from small vessel operators through to new venture will also enable it to offer improved local/national authorities and major International Oil reporting and graphical presentation of Corrosion Operators/Contractors. Monitoring activities together with faster 'turn around' times. Active in many areas 'ACEL Cosmon' will offer a full Corrosion coupon The company has been extremely active in many analysis service to NACE Standard RP0775-91 to areas of late, particularly in fields such as "Cathodic include: Protection" where it supplies zinc/aluminium sacrificial ê General Corrosion Rate calculations from weight anodes to the offshore industry, Pipeline Inspection loss. where it runs regular training courses for overseas ê Pitting Rate calculations from pit depth. personnel and in Risk Analysis, conducting Hazard ê Visual Assessment of coupon condition before and Operatability Studies at Process/Reception facilities on after cleaning, including photographs if specified. behalf of a number of UK clients. ê Data Management as part of a planned monitoring With the benefit of continued growth over the last five programme. years (ACEL staff now number in excess of 100), the Prior to the formation of Cosmon Services in 1985 both Aly and Steve were employed as service engineers with the Cosasco division of Grant Oil Tools in Aberdeen and more latterly for Rohrback Cosasco. With some 11 years service experience of Process Operations and Retrieval Methods, the 'ACEL Cosmon' team, intend to fully exploit the overseas potential of their enhanced range of services. All divisions of ACEL are already actively pursuing these markets and the 'ACEL Cosmon' activities will undoubtedly feature as part of an 'integrated' package of services which ACEL intend to offer to its overseas customers. With operating experience of all probes types and retrieval systems, 'ACEL Cosmon' are ideally placed to service both the Onshore and Offshore process indus­ tries on a worldwide basis in future years. Details: ACEL, Castle Way, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9RG. Tel: 0358 22484. ANTI-CORROSION May 1992 9 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials Emerald Publishing

ACEL Cosmon

Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials , Volume 39 (5): 1 – May 1, 1992

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'A new dimension in corrosion monitoring' Under an exciting new agreement ACEL of Ellon has acquired all operating rights to 'Cosmon Services' of Aberdeen, specialists in On-Stream Corrosion Monitor­ ing as part of its policy of planned and controlled development into new markets. This new division of ACEL which commenced trading on 1st April 1992, combines the skills and client bases of both companies and is set to become a major force in the Corrosion Industry. 'Cosmon' personnel, Aly Lowson and Steve Dunthorne will as as 'service managers' for the new venture supported by experienced Corrosion Engineering staff from ACEL's headquarters at Ellon and extensive new workshp and laboratory facilities constructed during 1991. 'ACEL Cosmon' will provide a comprehensive probe/coupon retrieval, analysis and data management service within a 'single company'. company has had the opportunity to implement compre­ hensive Quality Assurance and Safety Systems which A spokesman for ACEL commented "the 'ACEL can only ensure the future well-being of the company. Cosmon' operation is part of our long term commitment The company is actively working towards accreditation to enhance the activities of all our divisions and finely to BS5750 Part 1, which it expects to obtain later this tune them to client requirements particularly in this case year and is a corporate member of the British Safety towards North Sea Operations. We recognise the trend Council, the British Institute of NDT and the Pipeline in the industry is for single contractor packages and to Industries Guild. this end we intend to supplement our existing Corrosion Engineering Services in future years to cater for this demand." Strengths of both companies ACEL are already well established in the Aberdeen The 'ACEL Cosmon' operation will draw on the area with 12 years operating experience in the North Sea strengths of both companies combining extensive field Sector, with over a 100 years combined experience experience, with proven management leading to a more amongst its senior managers. Their range of clients is flexible and contactable service for its UK clients. The extremely wide, from small vessel operators through to new venture will also enable it to offer improved local/national authorities and major International Oil reporting and graphical presentation of Corrosion Operators/Contractors. Monitoring activities together with faster 'turn around' times. Active in many areas 'ACEL Cosmon' will offer a full Corrosion coupon The company has been extremely active in many analysis service to NACE Standard RP0775-91 to areas of late, particularly in fields such as "Cathodic include: Protection" where it supplies zinc/aluminium sacrificial ê General Corrosion Rate calculations from weight anodes to the offshore industry, Pipeline Inspection loss. where it runs regular training courses for overseas ê Pitting Rate calculations from pit depth. personnel and in Risk Analysis, conducting Hazard ê Visual Assessment of coupon condition before and Operatability Studies at Process/Reception facilities on after cleaning, including photographs if specified. behalf of a number of UK clients. ê Data Management as part of a planned monitoring With the benefit of continued growth over the last five programme. years (ACEL staff now number in excess of 100), the Prior to the formation of Cosmon Services in 1985 both Aly and Steve were employed as service engineers with the Cosasco division of Grant Oil Tools in Aberdeen and more latterly for Rohrback Cosasco. With some 11 years service experience of Process Operations and Retrieval Methods, the 'ACEL Cosmon' team, intend to fully exploit the overseas potential of their enhanced range of services. All divisions of ACEL are already actively pursuing these markets and the 'ACEL Cosmon' activities will undoubtedly feature as part of an 'integrated' package of services which ACEL intend to offer to its overseas customers. With operating experience of all probes types and retrieval systems, 'ACEL Cosmon' are ideally placed to service both the Onshore and Offshore process indus­ tries on a worldwide basis in future years. Details: ACEL, Castle Way, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9RG. Tel: 0358 22484. ANTI-CORROSION May 1992 9

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