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Remote Site Acceptance Test (SAT) for LNG Sampler in China

Together with a prestigious Chinese EPC, ASaP conducted a successful Trans-Siberian Remote Site Acceptance Test (SAT) for a complete LNG custody transfer system from Amsterdam. In Shanghai, the team of the Chinese system integrator, and the end-user were present. Through industrial grade ATEX certified smart glasses a live video stream was made available for our engineers. This way our engineers were able to instruct the team in Shanghai and provide them from a technical details to ensure a smooth SAT.

ASaP strengthens bond with Welker Inc, Texas

Early February 2022, ASaP signed a Partner Agreement with Welker, Inc of Sugar Land, Texas for all Welker products for the territories of The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. Welker designs and manufactures innovative solutions for the energy industry used in a.o. sampling, conditioning, and filtering.

ASaP plays their part at Calcasieu Pass!

rizer and LNG Sampler combination that we built and supplied last year. Congratulations to Venture Global and all partners involved in this project for bringing this to a successful operation in a ridiculously short time!

100 Phazers and counting!

We are proud to announce that ASaP recently started up the 100th ASaP Phazer at a large LNG production facility in the US Gulf Region! The positive feedback we have received from our customers in the past years on the design and performance of our Phazers and LNG sampling systems almost makes us blush! :) This proves that with thanks to the hard work of our team of LNG experts, ASaP is on track with its ambition: to become the No. 1 in LNG analysis worldwide.

LNG Sampler for Canada – A successful remote FAT

As ASaP we are extremely proud of our young and next generation engineers who pass their remote FAT with flying colors for a LNG Sampler project for Canada. With one of the major global stakeholders in the LNG industry as end-user, a global recognized EPC contractor and one of the largest global System Integrators, this FAT was a one of a kind.

Analyzer shelter performance monitoring – AIM for your success

In an analyzer shelter, different types of analyzers and sample systems are in operation. Because the analyzer performance is also depending on the performance of the sampling system, these parameters will also be acquired. There is a need for analyzer shelter performance monitoring and prediction of fouling of the sample system to prevent breakdown of the analyzers. Improvement of sample conditioning maintenance is necessary to increase uptime of the analyzers.

ABB EasyLine analyzer series

The ABB EasyLine analyzer series is both a powerful and affordable line of instruments for the monitoring of gas concentrations in numerous applications. ABB offers three series of extractive gas analyzers catering to a diverse range of industries and applications.

Sulfur Recovery Tail Gas Analyzer, The Ametek Model 888

The Ametek Model 888 Sulfur Recovery Tail Gas Analyzer, the successor of the 880 NSL uses field-proven and highly reliable UV technology to accurately monitor the H2S and SO2 concentrations in sulfur recovery tail gas. This compact, rugged analyzer mounts directly on the process pipe, eliminating the complexity and safety issues of fiber optic coupled photometers.

Successful FAT critical measurement with ABB Fidas analyzer

After being involved in engineering several projects over the past 2 years, I had the pleasure to conduct my first FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) together with Fulco from our service team. This project is for a critical measurement using an ABB Advance Optima Fidas analyzer which was installed in an optimized panel, containing utility and calibration gases, and sample eductor that allows accurate flow control towards the system. I am happy to say the customer was very happy with our performance and the quality of the system we built.

LNG test unit – The 3rd generation design from ASaP

LNG test unit – ASaP is a well known manufacturer of cutting edge analytical LNG solutions like probe-vaporizer, samplers and analyzers. ASaP is actively participating in (re)writing LNG and other International standards. Therefore the need for testing is well embedded in the ASaP organization.

AIM predictive maintenance software; an integrated LNG system

Integrated system of analysis and sampling for multiple LNG vaporizers, samplers, and analyzers – Using several software systems for monitoring and operating the LNG sampling process, makes operations more complex and operators need to be trained regularly on different systems to stay up to date.

Hydrogen monitoring, real time in syngas with HY-OPTIMATM 2745

Synthesis gas, also known as syngas, is composed mainly of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, with carbon dioxide sometimes also present. There are various methods of producing syngas, such as gasification from different feedstocks (coal, natural gas, or biomass/waste products), partial oxidation, steam methane reforming, or autothermal reforming.

Another successful installation of the ASaP inclined Flare Gas Probe

ASaP has solved a major problem for a large Italian EPC contractor. Their request was to replace the existing flare gas probes on a FPSO in Brazil. ASaP has delivered two of our special inclined Flare Gas Probes which also comply with the requested API MPMS 14.1. The probes have meanwhile been installed and are[…]

Introducing Tim Last

I’m Tim Last. I worked for 25 years at a multinational oil company (Shell) where I was involved as a researcher in improving gas separation and purification projects. In that capacity I have built up expertise with gas analyses. Now in a world of increased regulations and increased specialization I found that my original broad knowledge and skills could no longer be used to the full. It was time to say goodbye and look for opportunities at a smaller company.

Analyzer performance monitoring – AIM for your success

Analyzer performance monitoring – The gas chromatograph maintenance is scheduled using time-based intervals. These intervals are mostly determined based on the standard requirements of the analyzer supplier, the experience of the local team and/or the planning of operations.

Martin van Burgh: new role as CTO

We are pleased to announce that six years after starting at ASaP, Martin van Burgh has accepted the position of Chief Technology Officer and member of the Management Team. Since starting our R&D Department in 2014, ASaP successfully launched several products, such as the Phazer LNG Probe-Vaporizer , LNG Intermittent sample system, the Flare Gas[…]

Emission monitoring and reporting – AIM for your success

Plant operations needs to report emission values on regular base to emission authorities. Validation and calibration results of 4 stacks need to be logged continuously. Therefore, a breakdown of these measurements needs to be prevented. There is a need for easy use and interpretation of the measuring results. In addition, further discussion with authorities needs to be prevented, by presenting results in an accurate and standardized way.

ASaP and MaDa Creations enable AIM demo on the Dutch national grid

Analytical Solutions and Products B.V. recently delivered a tailor-made natural gas test system to MaDa Creations. The purpose of this test system is to test newly developed and existing natural gas analyzers on the Dutch national gas grid. Originally we were going to test the new ASaP analyzers only, however all available natural gas analyzers[…]

Cool new (LNG) AIM features and updates

So much has happened over the last few months. At ASaP our development team has been working hard on new AIM features to make our predictive maintenance and analyzer data collection software (AIM) even better and more user friendly. First we added full LNG Sampler support within AIM. Following up this February 2021 these cool[…]

Fast LNG probe-vaporizer cooldown time – Phazer update

The patented ASaP Phazer LNG probe-vaporizer is now well-established as the new market leader. But being the best is not enough, staying the best is what matters! That is why at ASaP we spent the last 12 months solving an issue which is paramount for our customers: shortening the LNG probe-vaporizer cooldown time. One of[…]

LNG Sampler predictive maintenance and operation with AIM

LNG Sampler predictive maintenance is now integrated with ASaP’s proprietary Analyzer Information Module. The AIM analyzer data collection software has been developed in-house by ASaP’s engineering team and can be implemented with any brand or type of analyzer available in any analyzer system, new or retrofit! We have recently integrated AIM in our LNG Sampler[…]

Bio-LNG – Construction of the first Dutch installation has started

Renewi, Nordsol and Shell have started the construction of the first bio-LNG installation in Amsterdam Westpoort. The new bio-LNG installation is an extension for the current processing of, among other things, outdated products from the supermarkets. ASaP has been awarded to deliver the analytical instrumentation for this project and is supplying its full package for LNG[…]

This is how one Phazer can save you millions of dollars

Following the recent start-up and commissioning of ASaP’s revolutionary, patented Phazer LNG probe-vaporizer at an FLNG vessel with 2.4 million tonnes liquefaction capacity, we plotted the results of our latest Phazer model and the previously installed probe-vaporizer. Even with the current low prices of LNG, in this example we are looking at a difference in[…]

FLNG Hilli Episeyo Phazer probe-vaporizer start-up

In September, ASaP finalized the start-up and commissioning of the most recent Phazer probe-vaporizer at the FLNG Hilli Episeyo, the world’s first converted FLNG vessel designed for a liquefaction capacity of about 2.4 million tonnes of LNG per annum. With the latest ASaP Phazer probe-vaporizer technology, the analytical results on this vessel are now unmatched.[…]

Pipeline Contamination Monitor for natural gas systems – LineVu

The Pipeline Contamination Monitor called LineVu from Process Vision is a video-based system designed to detect contamination in high pressure natural gas systems, enable alarm notifications and allow access to live video to both office-based and field-based engineers. Detection of Pipeline Contamination using Image Processing  When natural gas is processed, liquids are injected to remove[…]

LNG loading and unloading – Consider the need for accurate analysis of LNG

An accurate undertaking – By Hans-Peter Visser – LNG Industry September 2020 Nearly all LNG deliveries are subject to custody transfer where the LNG cargo is traded from one operator to another operator. Once custody transfer comes into place, contracts are involved. In sales and purchase agreements (SPA’s), the determination of the cargo value will[…]

Icon Scientific & ASaP B.V.

ASaP and Icon are very happy to announce that the formal exclusive distributor contract was signed by both management teams in the beginning of September. Icon Scientific is a world-wide supplier and manufacturer of physical property analyzers. They were looking for a new supplier and service provider for the Benelux, Germany and the Nordic countries[…]

CEMS – Continuous Emission Monitoring System – ABB ACF5000

Early this year ASaP was asked to present a new CEMS system solution for a well-known gas-supplier in the Rotterdam Botlek Area. Their CEMS system needed an upgrade as it had to measure additional components on top of their current CEMS measurement. As the official Channel Partner of ABB, ASaP discussed the possibilities for replacing[…]

Ribs & LNG samplers with PET64

In preparation of several LNG projects being finalized for PET64 and shipped to the end-users in Texas and Louisiana, one of our PET64 colleagues, David Obusziewski, joined us for a month of intensive training and assistance on ‘his’ projects. David will participate in the SAT in the US and subsequent maintenance of the systems. He[…]

Remote Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for these exceptional times

Together with our Houston-based partner, PET64, ASaP conducted a very successful transatlantic Remote Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for two complete LNG custody transfer systems from Amsterdam. On the other side of the Atlantic, besides the PET64 team members, the teams of the international System Integrator, the EPC and the end-user from Louisiana were present. One[…]

Introducing Miriam Berkhout

I’m Miriam Berkhout and I started April 20, 2020 as management assistant at the ASaP-team. I know Michael because I have worked for him at the IDA Foundation and one day we talked about ASaP. How they are a healthy, growing company and about a position to support the management team. I was looking for[…]

Introducing Shanice van der Zee

I started working at ASaP in February 2019. My first half year at ASaP I worked part time to combine working and studying. That first half year I mainly worked with the service engineers doing administrative jobs. Now, I have finished my Bachelor study at the University of Amsterdam in Economics and Business. In September[…]

Hydrogen Process Analyzer – HY-OPTIMA 2700

Refinery hydrogen recycle stream optimization The hydrogen process analyzer HY-OPTIMA 2700 can save you more than $200,000 on a yearly basis in a typical refinery process unit. As hydrogen is an extremely important, valuable, and limited resource within a modern complex refinery. The profitable operation of a refinery is increasingly dependent on effective fuel upgrading[…]

Introducing Jessica Rossetti

My name is Jessica and I joined ASaP to help the engineering team. Last year I moved from Brazil to Holland, looking for new challenges and to extend my work experience. I have more than ten years of experience, working on different Electrical and Automation projects. Therefore, I had the opportunity to participate in diverse[…]

Flare Gas Probe – Sample take-off and extreme sample conditions

One of the successful developments of ASaP’s R&D department is the ASaP Inclined Fall-back Stokes’ Law Flare Gas Probe. This Flare Gas Probe solves the ‘old’ problem of plugging and fouling the probe and the sample conditioning system and the gas analyzers downstream. It ensures that the analyzer system remains protected from unexpected fouling ensuring uninterrupted[…]

Automated Fast Loop Liquid Samplers

ASaP is proud to announce a new line of product; Automated Fast Loop Liquid Samplers in addition to our gas sampling systems. Our Automated Fast Loop Liquid Samplers are based on the design of our gas samplers, which we are successfully supplying for several years in the oil and gas industry. Instead of taking manual[…]

Reid vapor pressure analyzers RVP4500 Series

Increase your gasoline blending profits with the Reid vapor pressure analyzers RVP4500 Series and automatic air saturation of the sample. The ABB RVP4500 Reid vapor pressure analyzers accurately measures Reid Vapor Pressure throughout the gasoline range and its feed stocks. The RVP4500 Series offers a simple, reliable, compact, single cell design that requires minimal operator interface,[…]

ASaP LNG technology update

The 2nd half of 2019 saw the breakthrough of ASaP LNG technology in the US market. Three American end-users, including the numbers 1 and 2 in the Texas-Louisiana area, selected our LNG sampler and Phazer probe-vaporizer as their standard solution. With many others to follow, we created PET64 based in Houston as our sister company[…]

H2 measurement with free of charge trial demo unit

Are you looking for a H2 measurement? We can provide you a free of charge trial demo unit. H2 measurement December update We are happy to announce that after a successful first trial period, our H2 measurement demo unit is free for measurement again. The unit ran parallel with a CGA-analyzer and the results were[…]

Introducing Lindert van der Hart

In 2005 I obtained my Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics, however since then my career developed multi-disciplinary, which is one of the advantages in the specialism we are working in.

GAS Analysis 2019: Fokker Terminal, The Hague

GAS Analysis 2019: The leading international symposium and exhibition for gas analysis manufacturers, technical staff and end-users, presenting you the latest developments in laboratory, process analysis, metrology and sensor technology and their applications.

Concrete analyzer shelter for electrical and analytical equipment

Are you looking for an analyzer shelter to house your analytical equipment? Analytical Solutions and Products can offer you the solution!

This concrete analyzer shelter has just been delivered to its end user in the Netherlands and will be used to protect the electrical equipment and includes a gas analyzer compartment.

Introducing Paulo Silva

I have 25 years of work experience as an electrician in Portugal and Netherlands and I am very skilled in this field of expertise. I completed an ATEX Course that helped me to acquire new skills and expand my work experience. I mostly work on the projects in the ASaP workshop where my goal is to deliver the end product in great quality and on time which is achieved thanks to great teamwork with my colleagues.

ABB Advance Optima Integrated analyzer system solution

The ABB Advance Optima Integrated analyzer system has a modular design that offers a long-term security in your investment. Analyzer modules can be freely combined into tailor-made solutions and upgraded or extended with new features at any time. Remote modules are easily attached and centrally operated.

NGSTech Conference January 17-18, 2018 LNG Sampling at Low Pressure

The 6th biennial NGSTech Conference is presented in association with Natural Gas Sampling Technology, Inc., an emerging non-profit industry association dedicated to providing educational opportunities to the energy industry in the science and advancement of hydrocarbon sampling.  The NGSTech Conference is an educational and informational forum in which energy industry professionals share the latest in hydrocarbon sampling[…]

Natural gas analyzer – ABB NGC8200 series gas chromatographs

The natural gas analyzers from the ABB NGC8200 series natural gas analyzers represents the most rugged, economical, and high-precision on-line gas chromatographs in the industry. Designed with flow computer and chromatograph capabilities for energy metering, the NGC8200 series provides not only best-in-class, on-site analysis, but also offers a highly versatile platform that integrates many of the[…]

ABB Multiwave ultraviolet process photometer PUV3402

The ABB Multiwave ultraviolet process photometer PUV3402 is designed for the UV (ultraviolet) and VIS (visible) spectra regions. The ABB Multiwave photometers provide continuous measurements in complex streams which allow for fast reactions to process changes. The fast analysis provides optimum control of a process and improves its safe operation. Measurements can be made in liquid or vapor streams.

ASaP launched a Slim Analyzer Package analyzer shelter

a Slim Analyzer Package analyzer shelter Time-lapse See in the below Time-lapse YouTube video how a Slim Analyzer Package analyzer shelter is built. ASaP launched a Slim Analyzer Package analyzer shelter A new product line of ASaP is now delivered to Site and will be operational in a few weeks. The Slim Analyzer Package analyzer[…]

Introducing Peter Kearney

My name is Peter Kearney and I joined ASaP in April 2017 to strengthen and coordinate the service team. In the past 30 years I have gained extensive experience with process analyzer systems, 19 years of which were with Imtech Analyzer Systems as a service engineer and then service group leader, and the last 2[…]

Fast Process Gas Chromatograph ABB PGC5009

ABB announces the release of the PGC5009 Fast Process Gas Chromatograph, the newest addition to ABB’s gas chromatography product portfolio. A relatively small shift in the cut point (the threshold temperature for good product) for any refinery product can cost refiners millions of dollars in profits. In the absence of fast, accurate and reproducible boiling[…]

ZONE 1 EXd WDG-V combustion analyzer: WDG-V Zone 1

The WDG-V Zone 1 is a legacy product – No longer available Click here for the replacement model: Combustion analyzer: Ametek Thermox WDG-V Ametek Thermox ZONE 1 EXd WDG-V Combustion Analyzer PDF The Thermox ZONE 1 EXd WDG-V combustion analyzer from AMETEK Process Instruments has been third-party certified for Zone 1 hazardous locations, allowing the[…]

Flue gas oxygen analyzers: WDG 1200 / 1210 / INSITU

Flue gas oxygen analyzers with Modbus communication The WDG 1200 / Insitu and the WDG 1210 / Insitu are rugged, reliable flue gas oxygen analyzers for net oxygen that use industry-proven zirconium oxide sensor technology. The outer probe tube is 310 stainless steel so no abrasion shield is needed for most applications. The controller features[…]

GAS Analysis 2017: Symposium and exhibition for gas analysis

Join us at stand 25.1 at GAS Analysis 2017 GAS Analysis 2017: The leading international symposium and exhibition for gas analysis manufacturers, technical staff and end-users, presenting you the latest developments in laboratory, process analysis, metrology and sensor technology and their applications. From 13 to 15 June 2017, NEN and the ISO technical committee on[…]

Flow, Pressure, and Analysis at the Instrumentatie & Analyse Dagen 2017

This year, ASaP will again participate in the “Instrumentatie & Analyse Dagen” exhibition, formerly known as ‘Flowac’. At this event various presentations will be held on Flow, Pressure, Temperature and Analysis equipment. ASaP has been requested to present a topic which will be done by our colleague Jan-Hein Hooijschuur who will speak on analysis techniques[…]

Vortex shedding – Not with Orbital VE technology

Accurate sampling starts at the sample probe. A typical probe used in process sample handling is a cylindrical piece of metal that is placed in the process pipe. One of the downsides of these conventional sample probes is the vortex shedding effect which means that a small Vortex gets formed at the tip of the[…]

MKS Precisive TFS Tunable Filter Spectroscopy

The MKS Precisive® product platform of innovative optical analyzers based on Tunable Filter Spectroscopy (TFS™) provides real-time gas analysis in the natural gas and hydrocarbon processing industries, including refineries, hydrocarbon processing plants, gas-to-power machines, biogas processes and fuel gas transportation and metering, while delivering customers a substantially lower total cost of ownership.

ASaP’s New location

From advice on ‘mission impossible’ challenges in your process, Engineering with 2D or 3D drawing packages, troubleshooting on site by our top notch service engineers or building any complex systems in our new 1000sqm workshop, we are ready for it!

ASaP has moved!

Due to our continuous success and growth, we have outgrown our location on the north side of Amsterdam…… and we have now moved to the bustling Westpoort industrial area west of Amsterdam. We have quadrupled our capacity to 1000sqm work floor and 500sqm offices. A separate workspace has been created for our R&D and laboratory[…]

Introducing Bart Berkhout

My name is Bart Berkhout and I joined the ASaP-team in May 2016 as Junior Engineer. I spent the first 8 years of my career working and studying as metalworker (metal construction) for a small factory. Therefore it was a big step from physical construction to engineering, but it does come with a different view[…]

ASaP Application Brochure

ASaP is the expert for comprehensive analytical solutions for high performance, high quality process analysis. What that means in terms of applications, products, and services, you can find in our brochure. The practical solutions of ASaP are based on on decades of experience, specific education, knowledge of the team members and, last but not least,[…]

SolidWorks – Increases our quality level of engineering

For the past year, our engineers have increasingly worked with SolidWorks to increase the quality level of engineering and eliminate inefficiencies in production. After intensive training on the use of the software package, we are now seeing pay-off on: Reproducibility on detail level Simple and accurate modelling of systems Preventing error through SW E intelligence[…]

ASaP at ISA symposium Galveston

Mr. Hans-Peter Visser of ASaP has been invited to speak on two recent developments, the latest version of the LNG Phazer and the revolutionary Flare Gas Probe. In Galveston there will be plenty of opportunity to learn, network, and enjoy at the 61st Analysis Division Symposium. This is a long-running spring symposium, sponsored by the[…]

GoreVega Portable Flight Case C9+ Natural Gas Analyzer

For our partner Gorevega in Aberdeen, ASaP has developed a Portable Flight Case C9+ Natural Gas Analyzer to be used mainly offshore. The Flight Case System performs on-site natural gas analysis and heating value computation using an extended analysis. Features Portable fight case for offshore travel Weighs less than 66 lb (30 kg) Modular design[…]

H2scan introduction

H2scan provides the most accurate, tolerant and affordable hydrogen leak detection and process gas measurement solutions for industrial markets. Click here for an overview of H2scan products Their patented, solid-state core hydrogen sensor technology is exclusively licensed from the U.S. Department of Energy and supported by 15 years of R&D and 10 years of field[…]

Advance Burner Control Plus, ABC+

During a recent follow-up visit, local operators were happy to show us the uninterrupted successful functioning of their ABC+ system, installed late last year, it has now operated continuously without problems for one year. The ABC+ design intent is to have accurate SRU tail gas quality control when changes to especially the SRU feed gas[…]

ASaP’s Research & Development department

On August 1st 2015, ASaP formalized R&D in our organization as separate department with its own funding and goals. This new Department is headed by Jan-Hein Hooijschuur, who recently obtained his Doctor’s degree. Our R&D activities have resulted in the The Phazer and the Flare Gas Probe and we expect to have some exciting new[…]

Introducing Faye Clewits

My name is Faye Clewits, In December 2013 I joined the ASaP team . Prior to working at ASaP I studied ‘Child Development’ and after that I’ve been working with children. I was looking to start my career in a different direction, with a new challenge, which I found at ASaP. For me this is[…]

Introducing Mike Beer

I joined ASaP since June 1st 2014 and settled in the organization for more than a year now. Many people I know working in the refinery & chemical industry raised questions about my move as a I am a born and raised member of the Rotterdam community and working for an originally founded Amsterdam company,[…]

Introducing Michel Laan

My name is Michel Laan and I started my career at ASaP in the engineering department. Prior to working at ASaP I studied mechanical engineering at a technical school from which I graduated in 2014. In order to graduate I did an internship at Maron Metals. During the internship I came into contact with ASaP,[…]

Introducing Marcel Schlüter

My name is Marcel Schlüter and I work with great pleasure as back office manager and management team member for ASaP. In the past I worked for a small company as a mechanical engineer which produced natural gas reducing stations. In my next job with ABB Process Analytics in Weesp, I learned the basics of[…]

HY-OPTIMA™ 1700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System

H2scan’s HY-OPTIMA™ Model 1700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System provides tsa complete solution for process hydrogen measurement in refineries, chemical plants, air separation units and industrial gas manufacturing plan. The system comprises H2scan’s hydrogen specific analyzer in a NEMA 4X enclosure with sampling systems and is capable of operating in a broad spectrum of process conditions.[…]

Y-OPTIMA 2700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System

H2scan’s HY-OPTIMA Model 2700AS Process Hydrogen Analyzing System provides a complete solution for process hydrogen measurement in refineries, chemical plants, air separation units and industrial gas manufacturing plants. The system implements H2scan’s hydrogen specific analyzer in a NEMA 4X enclosure with the necessary sample conditioning components to enable operation over a broad spectrum of process[…]

Introducing Thijs Last

Since September 2007 I have been part of the ASaP-family in Amsterdam. I started programming and creating content as a developer for asap.nl. Over time I added extra tasks to my function such as managing the IT network and direct support of my colleagues on a variety of subjects. In the past I have worked[…]

Introducing Michael van der Zee

My name is Michael van der Zee, I joined ASaP in September 2013 as Managing Director. In the past 25+ years, I have gained a wide managerial experience working globally in the fields of pharmaceuticals, automotive and consultancy. At ASaP, my job is to enable our team of professionals to provide our customers with the[…]

Introducing Fulco van Neijenhof

My name is Fulco van Neijenhof and I started my professional career at AsaP in the service department in October 2013. Prior to working at ASaP I studied chemistry at the University of Amsterdam followed by a masters study in Forensic Science, from which I graduated cum laude. I researched illicit drug syntheses and analysis[…]

Introducing Hans-Peter Visser

My name is Hans-Peter Visser (H-P) founder of ASaP in 2000. I’m part of the management, sales and R&D team. I’m focusing on what I like to do: the combination of technique and customer interaction. My goal is to be the best analytical partner for our customers with ASaP (10+) . I started as mechanical[…]

Bio-LNG plant by Osomo Projects BV

Osomo Projects BV has built a Bio-LNG production test system that gives insight in effectively processing biogas to bio-LNG. For this purpose a patented technology from iLNG is used, which has a unique process line-up that is significantly more simple, effective and stable than conventional existing LNG production facilities . With this test facility the[…]

ISO-10723 Validation

New in our service contracts is the possibility of ISO-10723 validation. If the validation option is selected, ASaP will perform a validation after preventive maintenance of the system. With the validation, the accuracy of a system can be compared to a reference standard. ASaP supplies an ISO-10723 accredited CRM (Certified Reference Mixture) to use for[…]

Moisture analyzer maintenance – Don’t worry!

Moisture analyzer maintenance – Are you analyzing moisture content using a quartz crystal measurement? ASaP is the expert in moisture analyzers. Let us worry about the reliability and accuracy of your system. Make sure your investment in your moisture analyzer continues to pay off for many years to come! Moisture analyzer maintenance PDF We can[…]

Introducing Martin van Burgh

My name is Martin van Burgh and on the 1st of April 2015 I started at ASaP in the projects and engineering group. I started my career in 2005 with ABB Analytical specializing in gas analyzers and gas chromatographs. In 2010 I became the technical support for the Lewisburg factory supporting Scandinavia, UK & Ireland[…]

ABB PGC5000 Series

The ABB PGC5000 Series process gas chromatograph is based on over 50 years of innovation in on-line process gas chromatographs. It simplifies gas chromatography and increases reliability. It provides everything you need to know about your GC – at your fingertips.

SilcoNert and Silcolloy

Oil & Gas Production coatings Silcotek applications:Natural gas research facilities, oil services firms, engineering firms, field/well testing services, oil and gas exploration companies. Click here for all SilcoTek products. SilcoNert® 2000 Features SilcoNert® 2000 Benefits Inert sample pathways Proven to low part-per-billion sensitivity High repeatability High sample stability over time Allows accurate grading of feedstock[…]

CYCLOPS Z – Purge Indicator

Low cost Simple to install & use Highly reliable & maintenance free Enclosure vent is part of casing Local & remote status indicator Casing available in anodized aluminum & 316 stainless steel 12 or 24 VDC & 115 or 230 VAC All in One Unit Overview To prevent the possibility of fire or explosion inside[…]

Newsletter ASaP has been awarded for two new ABC + systems

At the end of 2012 ASaP received two special orders. The No.10 Sulfur Recovery Talin project was obtained from the Taiwanese EPC; CTCI. The end user was the Chinese Petroleum Corporation (CPC) located in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The project was conducted with our local partner Kinetic. The second project was purchased by our local partner AIMS[…]

GO Regulator 50th anniversary 10% off (expired)

Edit: This offer had expired. Dear Customer, Some of you know that 2012 is a special Year for GO Regulator. In 1962 Mr. John Otteman founded GO Regulator in Whittier, CA, making 2012 the 50th anniversary of a great regulator product line. You may know that GO Regulator is a very well recognized regulator brand[…]

ACD students visit the ASaP laboratory

Last Wednesday the local students association called the ‘Amsterdams Chemisch Dispuut’ made a visit to the office and laboratory of the ASaP. A small group of chemistry students from the University of Amsterdam first got a little presentation about our company. They were surprised to see such a small company can operate on a European[…]

Direct measurement of respiratory quotient in fermentation processes

The biotechnology industry has expanded rapidly over the past five years with growth rates consistently above 15%. The growth has been fueled by the increasing use in therapeutics of large molecules based on fermentationrather than the more traditional synthesis of small molecules. This has placed greater demands for quality control on all aspects of the[…]

Ametek 900, H2S, SO2, Sv, COS and CS2 at the same time

Ametek ’s Western Research Model 900 Air Demand Analyser was specifically designed to meet the more demanding analytical requirements of new processes. Used in conjunction with the ASR 900 sampling probe, which provides trouble-free sampling, the Model 900 ensures maximum data availability for optimum operation of all sulfur recovery processes. Benefits Measures up to five[…]

MCZ Easythene, the easiest ethylene monitor

Ethylene monitor, for control of catalysts in CO2 fertilization systems or for C2H4 detection for ripening process control. Ethene acts as a hormone in the ripening process of plants. To avoid destruction of plants and fruits because of high ethylene levels it is necessary to know the real amount of C2H4 in the atmosphere. To[…]

Environnement VOC72M

The VOC72M’s metrology, in accordance with EN 14662-3 standard for benzene measurement, is based on gas chromatography (GC) for the separation of the measured compounds coupled with a photo-ionization detector (PID). This compact and fully automated analyzer provides equal performance to the laboratory chromatographs and is particularly well-suited for fixed or mobileambient air quality monitoring[…]

Offshore service

Natural gas production platforms and offshore companies On-line offshore measurement of the natural gas composition and delivery of the total (portable) installation, the calibration, all required utility gasses and trained personal to perform and report the certified (ISO6976) natural gas measurement and impurities as sulfur components and methanol. ASaP Offshore Services PDF

ASaP a Slim Analyzer Package (aSAP)

The new generation analyzers are more sophisticated and compacter. Therefore the need for complex analyzer houses is reduced. Often a simple fit for purpose cabinet is acceptable, however in practice not pleasant for the service engineer to do maintenance when the weather conditions are bad. It will reduce the enjoyment in and the quality of[…]

Newsletter mass spectrometry

Mass spectrometry for process applications? Too expensive? Too complicated? Notes that a time cogent arguments were to mass spectrometry to ignore when it comes to process applications. In the recent years, a number of developments Ametek made these arguments largely refuted. Of course, the application determines the possible use of a mass spectrometer, but for[…]

Newsletter Ametek Model 5100 NCM

Complementing the successful and proven Quartz Crystal Micro-balance (QCM) technology Ametek moisture analyzers, there is a moisture analyzer based on a tunable diode laser. The 5100 NCM is used for instance in upstream processing. By None-contact principle, there will be no aging of the cell because the analysis technique is insensitive to contamination. Because of[…]

Newsletter Ametek Model IPS4 Integrated Process Spectrometer

Ametek UV/VIS Diode array analyzer Model IPS4 Integrated Process Spectrometer Robust on-line or in-line? Based on more than 60 years experience in the field of UV / VIS analysis Ametek has developed a new analyzer. Important starting points are cost, robustness and measurement under process conditions. By making use of a diode array detector, there[…]

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