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A11

Vendor to provide documentation that The Programmable Controller


shall be designed, constructed, and tested in accordance with this
specification ( 34-SAMSS-830) and the following standards;
a) NEMA IA 2.2 & 2.3 (IEC 61131, Parts-2&3)
b) UL 508, Part XVII
c) ANSI/IEEE C37.90.1
A10
A vendor shall guarantee to support all system hardware, firmware, and
software (excluding application software) with spare parts and
service for a period of 10 years from the hardware freeze date for all
proprietary components; and a period of five (5) years for all commercial
off-the-shelf products supplied as part of the DCS. This support shall not
be contingent on the customer upgrading to later releases of software or
hardware unless this upgrade is supplied at no additional cost.
Withdrawal of product support shall be notified in writing to Saudi
Aramco twelve months in advance.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec. 5.1.5
34-SAMSS-830
Sec. 6
A1 Review Quality Documentation for Material Receiving.
Schedule Q,
Att, IV, Sec. 3.1.
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A Document Review and Certification
A2
Material identification Procedure reviewed and shall be implemented for
all materials, parts and components, including partially fabricated
assemblies.( Based on project specs, which define the length of tube and
part number in the drawings)
Schedule "Q"
Attachment lV
Sec. 3.2
A3 New and Unused - Instrumentation materials shall be new and unused.
Schedule "G"
Sec. 4.1
A4
As Designed - Instrumentation materials shall be in accordance with the
Saudi Aramco-approved project-specific design drawings, diagrams,
schedules, lists, databases, and associated documents.
Schedule "G"
Sec. 4.1
A5
Free of Damage - Instrumentation materials shall be free of damage. All
Incoming material shall be visually inspected for damage and
conformance to all applicable inspection releases with Material Test
Report (MTR).
Schedule "Q"
Attachment lV
Sec 7.1
A6
QC Before Installation - Instrumentation materials shall conform to all
applicable requirements, standards, and specifications prior to release to
be used as part of the work.
Schedule "Q"
Attachment lV
Sec 7.1
A7
Traceability - Instrumentation materials shall be traceable from the
manufacturer and supplier through delivery, storage, fabrication,
erection, installation, repair, modification and use.
Schedule "Q"
Attachment lV
Sec. 3.3
A8
Verify that the contractor or it's Saudi Aramco approved third party
inspector performed the quality activities at the supplier and sub-supplier
locations as required by the inspection level assigned for the materials
and equipment identified in SAER-1972 Inspection Requirements.
Schedule Q
Attachment llI
Sec 1.2
A9
The CONTRACTOR shall provide documentation that the required
Storage, Handling and Preservation (SHP) activities have been
performed.
Schedule Q,
Att. IV, Sec.5
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B10
Unless otherwise specified, laminated plastic quick-reference charts shall
be permanently attached to the inside of the PLCs front door. The charts
shall clarify proper module or PCB placement, and assist in the
interpretation of the status indicators.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.1.4
B9
The selected CPU operating mode ( (Program, Run, Lock / Unlock) shall
be visually indicated on the front of the CPU module.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.1.1
A16
Nonmaterial Requirements: The supplier shall provide nonmaterial items
as shown on Form NMR-7907.
34-SAMSS-830
Sec 12.2
A15
Ensure that Items manufactured to this Specification(34-SAMSS-830)
are subject to the minimum Inspection Requirements as specified in
Saudi Aramco Inspection Requirement Form 175-344000.
34-SAMSS-830
Sec 12.2
A14
Document to prove that the following test has been conducted: The
radiated electromagnetic disturbance test shall be conducted in
accordance with IEC 60255-22-3, Test Method 'C', Severity Class -'II' or
IEC 61000-4-3, Level 3 (10 volts/meter).
34-SAMSS-830
Sec. 11.2.2
B3
Storage Environment: It shall be possible to store the equipment for up
to 6 months under the following conditions:
a) Temperature: 10 to 35 C.
b) Relative humidity (outside the moisture proof container): 20 to 80%.
c) The equipment shall be packed in a moisture proof container in an air-
conditioned building.
23-SAMSS-010,
Sec. 6.3
B4
Equipment installed in air-conditioned buildings shall be designed for: a)
Ambient temperature range: 10 C to 35 C. b) Ambient relative humidity:
20% to 80%.
23-SAMSS-010,
Sec. 6.1
B7
Unless otherwise stated on Form ISS 8020-830-ENG, PLC system
components shall be listed, labeled, or designed to conform to UL, FM,
CSA, or CENELEC guidelines.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 5
B6
The PLC shall be self-checking, i.e., have automatic internal checking
capability (so-called 'self-diagnostics) to detect a failure. When a failure
occurs, an alarm shall be initiated.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6
Individuals responsible for special handling, storage and preservation
shall be fully qualified to do so, and supplied with predetermined WORK
and inspection instructions.
Schedule Q,
Att. IV, Sec.5
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B2
Purchase Order and Instrument specification sheet criteria shall be
confirmed and compared with instrument stainless steel tags / labels
and nameplates, and shipment checked for damage, prior to acceptance
of the shipment
Schedule Q
Attachment lV
Sec.7.1
B5
The instruments shall operate continuously without any degradation and
should comply with a minimum -maximum range of 10C(50F) to
35C(95F) in indoor Air conditioned or a range of 0C (32F) to 55C
(32F) in outdoor sheltered and to a range of 0C (32F) to 65C (149F)
( in outdoor unsheltered conditions)
23-SAMSS-010,
Sec. 6.2.1 and
SAES-J -003,
Sec. 8.1
General Material Requirements & Storage, Handling, and Preservation
B1
The manufacturer's storage, handling and preservation instructions to be
followed.
Schedule Q,
Att, IV, Sec 5.
B
34-SAMSS-830
Sec. 10 (g)
A13
Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) document detailing the set-up and
procedures for the Functional Test to be provided.
34-SAMSS-830
Sec. 10 (h)
A12
Vendor to provide Manufacturer's standard Programming, Installation,
Maintenance/Troubleshooting Manuals, and Processor, Power Supply,
Communications, I/O module specification sheets
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B20
Communications driver software/firmware shall continuously monitor and
check the status of communication links and associated I/O.
Communication status indication shall be provided on the face plate of
each associated module.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.3.2
B19
If remote I/O is selected, Vendor shall confirm, in writing, that the
selected communications cable (s) meet the communications driver
specification.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.3
B18
Fuse ampacity ratings must be sized for the maximum expected load at
the maximum operating temperature of the system, but not to exceed the
I/O module rating.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.7
B17
All input and output points shall be individually fused, or employ current
limiting circuitry, e.g., in the case of module 'self powered' I/O. Fuses
shall be located on an external termination panel, fused terminal strip, or
in a location readily accessible for maintenance. Removal of I/O modules
shall not be necessary to accomplish fuse replacement.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.7
B16
All I/O circuits shall be designed so that accidental normal-mode
connection of 1000 VAC/DC to discrete I/O field terminals for an
unlimited time shall not destroy any devices in I/O circuits other than the
circuit to which the voltage was applied.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.6
B15
All discrete I/O circuits shall be isolated from logic or processor circuitry.
Transient voltage isolation for discrete I/O shall be a minimum of 1000
Volts RMS, common-mode.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.5
B14
All discrete I/O modules shall include local status indicators to monitor
the status of each input and output. All analog modules shall include a
local status indicator to monitor the status of the module.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.4
B13
It shall be possible to mix all types of I/O modules in any given rack,
irrespective of their voltage levels.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.3
B12
I/O modules shall be capable of being inserted into or removed from their
rack without disturbing external wiring. Field I/O wiring shall be
connected to the I/O rack, via integral screw type terminals.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.2
B11
I/O module types, quantities, and respective signal levels shall be as
indicated on attached ISS sheet.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.2.1
C. Power Supplies, protection, fluctuations-Requirements
C5
Power Fluctuations: The PLC shall be capable of operating without
malfunction when continuously energized at between 57 and 63 Hertz
and 90% to 110% of rated voltage.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.4.3
C4
Auxiliary Power Supplies Auxiliary power supplies used to power I/O field
points shall be sized for 125% of the ampacity requirements (at rated
voltage and maximum design temperature). Power supply loads shall be
calculated with all points energized, and all outputs carrying their
maximum connected load.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.4.2
C3
The PLC system shall be designed such that all rack power supplies
(e.g., main, expansion rack) are separate and distinct, connected via
cabling or internal bus structure. Each power supply shall be sized to
provide 100% of the ampacity requirements (at rated voltage and
maximum design temperature) for the specified configuration of I/O
cards, CPU, etc., including 25% spare modules, with all modules and
outputs energized and carrying their maximum connected load.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.4.1
C2
Incoming power to the PLC system will be from Saudi Aramco supplied
120 VAC power sources, which are over-current protected.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.4
Remote I/O cabinets shall incorporate their own power supply.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.3.3
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D. Input / Output wiring, Cables, Wire ways- Requirements
23-SAMSS-010,
Sec. 7.1
Electrical Power: Redundant power modules shall be equipped to
receive a two separate electric circuits of 120 VAC / 60Hz. These circuits
shall be clearly labeled. Power cords from the redundant modules shall
be clearly labeled indicating to which circuit they are connected.
D1
D6
Electronic signal wire shall be stranded copper, minimum size 20 AWG,
300 V for single conductors or a minimum 22 AWG, 300 V for multicore
cable. Wire insulation shall be cross-linked polyethylene, PVC, or PTFE,
with a minimum temperature rating of 75C. Special electronic signal
wires shall be as described in the Purchase Order.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.4.2
D5
General 120 VAC power wiring shall be minimum 14 AWG stranded,
copper, PVC-insulated or cross-linked polyethylene. Wire insulation shall
be rated for 600 volts, 75C, minimum.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.4.1
D4
Wiring that is required to be segregated shall cross at right angles and
the spacing shall be maintained as close as practicable to that shown in
Table 2.(Attachment 2)
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.3.3.2
D3
Electrical Area Classification: DCS equipment designated 'indoors'
shall be installed in buildings that are rated as electrically unclassified.
23-SAMSS-010,
Sec. 7.2
D2
If power supply units are mounted in the same enclosure as the
processor unit, they shall never be mounted below the CPU and always
in the upper section or rack (s) of the cabinet.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 9.2.2
C11
A 100 ohm Platinum RTD shall be mounted at the inside top of any
cabinet containing a PLC CPU (s). The RTD shall be wired into an
analog input module. This analog input shall initiate a temperature alarm.
The set point for the alarm is 50C. The alarm shall be a dry set of
contacts wired to a terminal strip in the cabinet. The alarm will be
connected (by Buyer) to an annunciator or functional equivalent device in
the main process control room. As an alternative, the alarm may be set
to annunciate at the control room DCS console via a communications
link.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 9.2.3
C8
The controller shall support multiple RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 ports
for communicating with external devices such as a DCS operator
interface station, program development workstation, or printer. Specific
porting requirements and communication protocol will be listed on the
ISS.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.5.1
C9
Identification: Each type of PLC module shall be uniquely identified by
a type number, serial number, and a revision or some other production
lot identification code. In addition, each PLC Module shall clearly indicate
the designed field signal range, type, and service; e.g., 120 VAC Digital
Output, etc.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 7.2
C10
Assembly and Mounting: PLC system modules (or cards) shall be
mounted so that they are oriented in the vertical plane. Card/rack
installation shall facilitate quick replacement of failed components.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 9.2.1
C7
Power Restoration The PLC system shall be designed such that, no
incorrect commands are given to the output field devices when power as
applied or restored to the CPU or I/O modules.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.4.5
C6
Protection: Each power supply shall have its own internal fuse/circuit
breaker protection on the incoming line side. Fuses or circuit breakers
shall be capable of being replaced or reset, without removal of the power
supply or disconnecting any wiring termination's. Output protection shall
be provided by current-limiting circuitry.
34-SAMSS-830,
Sec. 6.4.4
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D16
Plastic wire ducts with removable covers shall be installed in cabinets as
required to provide a means of routing and organizing wiring. A minimum
of 50 mm shall be maintained between the duct and terminal strips. Wire
markers shall be completely presented without being obscured by the
duct.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.1
D15
Terminals for various types of general wiring (AC or DC), annunciator
points and signal wiring shall be separately grouped and separated by
dividers.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.8.6
D14
Wiring for a given instrument loop shall be terminated on adjacent
terminals on the terminal strip in order to organize and group all loop
wiring. Exception: For digital 48 VDC or 125 VDC wiring, terminations
may be grouped with all the (+) positive wires adjacent to each other and
all of the (-) negative wires adjacent.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.8.5
D13
Where special cases of mixed ESD / Non-ESD signals occur in one
cabinet or control panel (e.g., Solid State / Relay Control Cabinets or
Control Panels with ESD pushbuttons ), terminal strips for Emergency
Shutdown (ESD) wiring shall be completely separate from all other wiring
including power, control and instrumentation.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.3.3.2
D12
Standoffs for terminal strips are preferred to bring the terminal blocks
forward to be flush with the top of the plastic wire duct. This wiring
method assures that all wires can be accessed without interference from
other wires as the wire duct is filled.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.8.3
D11
Terminal strip spacing shall allow ample room for plastic wire ducts and
permit training and lacing of cables, and fanning of individual wires to
termination points. Each terminal strip shall be labeled above or below
with the terminal strip number, as shown on wiring diagrams. Terminals
for similar (AC or DC) current service shall be grouped together and
physically separated from terminals for different service by means of
dividers, separate mounting rails or separate enclosures.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.8.2
D10
When screw-type terminals are provided on instruments and other
electrical devices, solderless crimp/compression connectors shall be
used for connecting stranded copper conductors. Insulated ring lugs,
locking-fork or flanged- fork connectors, specifically designed to hold the
connector on the terminal in the event of loosening of the terminal screw,
shall be used on all such connections.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.5.3
D9
D8
The following are exempted from the above rule: Wiring for millivolt,
microamp, pulse and frequency signals under 1 Volt such as
thermocouples, resistance temperature detectors (RTD), vibration
elements, analyzer elements, thermistor elements and transmitters with
pulse outputs shall be directly connected to the I/O unless otherwise
specified in the Purchase Order.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.7
D7
Cabinets containing electronic equipment with field inputs/outputs (I/O)
(e.g., field termination assemblies, I/O modules, etc.) shall
1) have the I/O device pre-wired to intermediate terminal strips within the
same cabinet shipping section, or;
2) to intermediate terminals within the same building by the use of
manufactured multi-conductor cable and plug connectors .
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.5.1
Exposed electrical connections with voltages greater than nominal 48
volts AC/DC, mounted on cabinet doors, shall have exposed
wiring/terminations shrouded by transparent, removable, insulating
plastic covers (or equivalent).
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.5.2
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D19
Plastic wire ducts shall be mounted using screws. Double-sided tape is
unacceptable.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.4
D18
In addition to the above, the maximum plastic wire duct fill (including
spare capacity) shall not exceed 75% of its depth.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 810.3
D17
The maximum conduit/plastic wire duct fill (including spare capacity)
shall not exceed the heat requirements of NFPA 70 Section 300 17. ..
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.2
D27
I/O and interconnecting wiring shall be tagged at each end with two
identification tags (or the two may be combined into one tag with
sufficient separation between wire numbers). The first tag (closest to the
end of the wire) shall identify the terminal number to which the wire is
physically connected. The second tag shall identify the terminal number
to which the opposite end of the wire is connected.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.12.2
D26
Cables with connector plugs shall be tagged at each end. Each cable tag
shall have two labels. The first label (closest to the plug connector) shall
identify the device and socket to which the plug is to be connected. The
second label shall identify the device and socket to which the opposite
end of the cable is connected.
D25
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.11
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.12.1
D24 Wire ducts for ESD wiring shall not contain any other types of wiring.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.9
D23
Vendor-installed cables shall be supported and provided with a strain-
relief mechanism for cable connectors.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.8
D22
Wiring shall not be threaded through undressed access holes. Glands or
protective grommets shall be used.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.7
D21 Loomed wiring shall not be installed near sharp-edged surfaces.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.6
D20
Where space limitations preclude the use of plastic wire ducts, wiring
shall be neatly loomed and secured with plastic spiral wrapping or tie-
wraps and anchors. Wiring between movable parts such as doors shall
be installed in flexible hoses..
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.10.5
D28
Identification shall be in accordance with designations shown on
instrument loop diagrams (ILDs). Where wires terminate on instrument or
device terminals, the instrument tag number and terminal designation (+)
or (-) (if applicable) will be used in lieu of terminal strip identification.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.12.2
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E Indoor PLC Control Cabinets, Terminal Blocks, Termination and Grounding- Requirements
E10
Data Highway or network communication cables shall maintain a
minimum separation of 75 mm from any AC power cables. Fiber optic
cables are excluded from this requirement.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.2
E9
Multiple-deck terminal blocks shall not be used. Exception: When
provided as an integral part of manufactured electronic equipment,
multiple-deck terminal blocks are allowed, but never for direct termination
of field cabling.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.9
E8
Terminal blocks with a narrow, recessed screw entrance which require a
special screwdriver or wrench may be used only if the insulation material
is as per the requirements cited above.(D2- 34-SAMSS-820, Sec 8.9.2)
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.8
E7
Direct termination of the bare wire end is acceptable. The terminal block
must be suited for the wire size. The use of crimp-on ferrules shall follow
the manufacturer's guidelines and the following:
a) Only one conductor shall be terminated per ferrule. (The use of
ferrules to daisy chain is not acceptable).
b) Only one ferrule shall be connected to each side of a single terminal
block.
c) Ferrules shall be provided with plastic insulating collars.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.7
E6
Wires terminated on these terminal blocks shall not have the bare ends
coated with or dipped in solder ("tinned"). However, termination of wiring
which has individual strands of the copper conductor tinned during
manufacture (typical of shield drain wires or for corrosion protection) is
acceptable.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.6
E5
The disconnect levers for fused terminals and knife-switch terminals
shall be hinged.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.5
E4
A fused terminal block shall have a blown-fuse indicator. This may be a
Light Emitting Diode (LED), visual sight indication through a port, or
equivalent
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.4
E3
Terminals shall be made of fire retardant, halogen free, high strength
material such as polyamide or equivalent in accordance with UL 94, V0.
Brittle materials such as melamine shall not be used.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.3
No more than two bare wires shall be connected to each side of a single
terminal block.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.1
E2
All terminal blocks shall be channel (rail)-mounted, strip-type, with a
tubular box clamp connector and compression bar or yoke for wire
termination. As a minimum, the thickness of the terminals shall be 5 mm
or higher.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.9.2
E1
D30
Spare pairs/triads in multi-pair/triad cables shall be labeled "SPARE" in
addition to the destination and source terminal numbers. All spares are
to be terminated.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.12.6
D29
Wire tag information shall be permanently marked in block alpha
numerics or typed on tubular; heat shrinkable, slip-on sleeves. Wrap-
around, snap-on or self-adhesive markers shall not be used. Where
shrink fit cable markers cannot be installed over pre-made cable and
connectors, a suitable tie-wrap or equivalent type permanent marker
shall be used.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.1
and 34-SAMSS-
820, Sec. 8.12.3
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F1
Equipment Mounted Internal to the Outdoor Cabinet shall operate
continuously under the following humidity conditions. Relative Humidity:
Minimum 5% Maximum 95% (non-condensing)
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 4.1.1
E24
The Contractor to produce the SAT (Site Acceptance Testing)
documents developed by the Vendor for verification and witnessing the
testing.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 21.5
E23
The type of card in each slot shall be indicated either by labels on the
card slots or a drawing or table securely attached to the inside of each
cabinet door.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.6.4
E22 Card slots shall be labeled with an identification number or letter.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.6.3
E21 Each circuit board shall be identified by part or type number.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.6.2
E20
Circuit Boards :It shall not be necessary to remove power or field wiring
to replace a process control or input/output module.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.6.1
E19
The ground bus bars shall be labeled as follows: c) "DC REFERENCE
GROUND" (i.e., for all DC analog/digital commons). Interconnections
between DC common consolidation points and the bus bar shall be
minimum 18 AWG copper wire, insulation to be green or green with
yellow tracer.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.5(c)
E18
The ground bus bars shall be labeled as follows: b) "SHIELD
CONNECTION" for connecting cable and wire shields Interconnections
between shield consolidation points and the bus bar shall be minimum
16 AWG copper wire, green or green with yellow tracer insulation.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.5(b)
E16
Ground buses inside termination cabinets shall be made of solid copper
measuring nominally in. x 1 in., suitably drilled and tapped for screw
terminals and wire lugs, or fitted with screw-type compression lugs.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.4
E14
The "AC Safety Ground" bus shall be directly bolted to the cabinet
without the use of insulators.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.2
E12
Tagging and Nameplates: All instruments, push buttons, switches,
lamps and other console mounted devices, as well as cabinets and
workstations shall be identified with tag numbers and service description.
The nameplates shall be permanently attached.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.1
E11
Vendor installed cables shall be designed and installed in such a way as
to allow cable disconnection in order to service the equipment. Cables
shall not interfere with circuit board removal.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.4.3
F Outdoor PLC Control Cabinet-Requirements
E17
The ground bus bars shall be labeled as follows: a) "AC SAFETY
GROUND" for all exposed metal surface of cabinets, racks, chassis GND
connections, etc. Individual wiring interconnections shall be minimum 16
AWG copper wire, green or green with yellow tracer or green with yellow
tracer insulation.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.5 (a)
E15
A No. 2 AWG screw-type compression connector shall be provided on
either end of each ground bar for interconnection with other ground
buses or to the Instrument System Ground Node (ISGN).
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.3
E13
AC Safety ground and instrumentation circuit ground shall conform to
NEC, Article 250.
23-SAMSS-010
Sec, 7.5.2.1
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F7
Enclosures shall meet the requirements of this Section.
In outdoor plant areas, outside the perimeter of process units, and
other industrial areas, enclosures shall be:
(a) NEMA Type 3 or 4; or
(b) IEC 60529 Type IP54 or better.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.1.2
F6
Enclosures shall meet the requirements of this Section.
In outdoor plant areas, within the perimeter of process units,
enclosures shall be:
(a) NEMA 250/NEMA ICS 6 Type 4; or
(b) NEMA Type 3 manufactured copper free cast aluminum (0.4 of 1%
maximum), or plastic (including fiberglass); or
(c) IEC 60529 Type IP65 or better.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.1.1
F5
Offshore and Near shore Environment Equipment which is not enclosed
or hermetically sealed, but is situated offshore or near shore, shall be
protected against corrosion and operational failure due to wind-borne sea
water spray and the accumulation of wetted salt (NaCl). Near shore is
defined as any outdoor, onshore location within one kilometer from the
shoreline of the Arabian Gulf; all of the Ras Tanura Refinery and
Terminal; and within three kilometers from the shoreline of the Red Sea.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 4.2
F4
The vendor to provide certificating that the PLC System meet the typical
dust (particulate) and gaseous concentration levels in the air as
specified in 34-SAMSS-821, Sec 4.3 Attachment 1
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 4.1.1
F3
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 4.1.2
F3
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 4.1.2
F2
Portions of Equipment that are mounted externally on the Outdoor
Cabinet shall operate continuously under the conditions sporadic water
spray such as from rain.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 4.1.2
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F18
Nameplates shall be attached to the cabinets using stainless steel
screws.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 6
F17
Solenoid Valves Solenoid Valves shall be equipped with Viton Soft
Goods.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.6
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.5
F14 Relays shall be hermetically sealed.
F15
Pushbuttons and Lights: Pushbuttons, pilot lights and switches shall be
heavy duty, oil tight, and shall meet the area classification of the installed
location.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.4
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.3
F13
Elevated outdoor control cabinets shall normally have conduit entry from
the bottom.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.2.2.
F11
The classification of the area in which the panel will be used, shall be
specified in the Purchase Order. The panel, materials, and equipment
required for the electrical wiring and installation within the control panel
shall be suitable for use in the specified area.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.1
F10
Enclosures that are rated (a) NEMA Type 3, 4 or 4X, or (b) IEC 60529
Type IP54, or better, shall have Type 300 Series stainless steel
hardware. Exception: Aluminum enclosures may have aluminum or
aluminum alloy hinges.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.1.5
F9
In outdoor non-industrial areas, enclosures shall be:
(a) NEMA Type 3R, 3 or 4; or
(b) IEC 60529 Type IP34 or better.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.1.4
F8
Enclosures shall meet the requirements of this Section. In outdoor plant
and other industrial areas located in severe corrosive environments as
defined in Paragraph 4.2, enclosures shall be:
(a) NEMA Type 4X (except galvanized and/or painted or coated carbon
steel sheet metal enclosures are not permitted); or
(b) NEMA Type 3 or 4, manufactured of copper free cast aluminum (0.4
of 1% copper maximum), or plastic (including fiberglass); or
(c) IEC 60529 Type IP65 or better, manufactured of stainless steel (Type
304 or better), copper free cast aluminum, or plastic (including
fiberglass). Commentary Note 5.1.3: In outdoor plant and other industrial
areas located in severe corrosive 5.1.3 supersedes Paragraphs 5.1.1
and 5.1.2
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.1.3
F16
Cabinet Lights and Convenience Outlets: Cabinet Lights and
Convenience Outlets shall be provided.
F12
Conduit Entry: The entry (on non-explosion proof cabinets) shall have a
removable blank gland plate as specified in the Purchase Order for
Buyer's conduit entry.
34-SAMSS-821
Sec, 5.2.3
REMARKS:
REFERENCE DOCUMENTS:
1. Schedule G -- Material, Tools and Equipment (Pro Forma MP-IK-LS Contract), J uly 1993
2. Schedule Q -- Quality Requirements (Pro Forma Contract), November 2003
3. 34-SAMSS-830. Programmable Logic Controller, 29 J anuary,2003
4. 34-SAMSS-821- Instrument Control Cabinets - Outdoor 29, May 2002
5. 23-SAMSS-010 Distributed Control Systems, 31 October, 1999.
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6. 34-SAMSS-820- Instrument Control Cabinets - Indoor 29, May 2002
7. SAES-Z-001 Process Control Systems, 28 J anuary, 2004
ATTACHMENTS:
1. Attachment-1 Air -borne dust concentration and contaminant levels 34-SAMSS-821 Sec 4.3
2. Attachment 2 --Segregation of parallel wiring internal to cabinets
NOTES:
1. Approved - Acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction (i.e., Saudi Aramco ID).
2. Identified - Recognizable as suitable for the specific application by a qualified testing laboratory (i.e., listing and/or labeling).
3. Listed - Equipment and materials included in a list published by an approved qualified organization concerned with evaluation of products
or services, that maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials or periodic evaluation of services, and whose listing
that the equipment, material, or services either meets appropriate designated standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified
4. Labeled - Equipment or materials to which has been attached a label, symbol, or other identifying mark of an approved qualified organization
with product evaluation, that maintains periodic inspection of production of labeled equipment or materials, and by whose labeling the
indicates compliance with appropriate standards or performance in a specified manner.
Contractor / Third-Party Saudi Aramco
Construction Representative* PMT Representative
QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
QC Inspector PID Representative
Name, Initials and Date:
Work is Complete and Ready for Inspection:
Name, Initials and Date:
T&I Witnessed
Name, Initials and Date:
Performed Inspection Work / Rework May Proceed
Name, Initials and Date:
T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
*Person Responsible for Completion of Quality Work / Test Y =YES N =NO F =FAILED
QC Supervisor Proponent and Others
Name, Sign and Date:
Quality Record Approved:
Name, Organization,
Initials and Date:
T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
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1. Attachment-1 Air -borne dust concentration and contaminant levels 34-SAMSS-821 Sec 4.3
Attachment 2 --Segregation of parallel wiring internal to cabinets
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