Category: Design

Biosensor on a Warship

A local company sold a sensor that detects biological weapons attacks. It was to be mounted on a Nato warship. The sensor was not designed to take acceleration forces. Warships are subject to many different kinds of vibrations; waves and water dynamics, irregular weather shocks, the potential for weapons attacks such as a missile hitting […]

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Craneless Rig

We designed a 650,000 lbs craneless rig for our client. This rig is capable of rigging up entirely unassisted by cranes, reducing cost and time, and increasing efficiency. It raises with the use of multistage hydraulic cylinders. The entire rig up is performed with gin pole trucks, bed trucks and forklifts, making this a versatile […]

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ROPS saves a life

We recently completed an analysis and design review of a specialised Rollover Protection (ROP) System for one of our clients, much like the one pictured here. It was installed on a man carrier. Sure enough, there was a roll over incident. Due to the ROPs, no one was hurt. The ROPs was so well constructed […]

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Mobile Conveyor from Out of Country

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A client purchased a mobile sorting conveyor from the US for their operation. However, the conveyor required certification to operate in Canada. We were able to inspect the conveyor system, review the structural capacity and provide operational certification. In addition, we provided an operation, safety, and maintenance manual for the client to use.   Any […]

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API 4F Q1 Inspection in Mexico

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Our engineer Ling Zhu has just returned from Mexico; she was assisting our client in Mexico to go through their API 4F Q1 quality management audit at their shop. Our client passed the design package audit with zero NCRs (non-conformance reports)! Good job, Ling, thanks for the hard work down in Mexico!

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Automated Pipe Handling System

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This is an Automated Pipe Handling System designed by Allan R. Nelson Engineering. The system utilizes a pipe arm to bring drilling pipes from catwalk to drill floor; this eliminates the need for workers standing on rig floor during operation, improving safety and efficiency. When paired with an integrated with a PLC system, the pipe […]

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Alberta Oil Tool Spreader Bars

In our ongoing effort to provide engineering solutions matched to our customer’s specific needs, we have designed a spreader bar for Alberta Oil Tool. This spreader bar is for handling rods in their manufacturing facility and it has a 10,000 lbs capacity.

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LaGrange Mechanical Portable Fluid Storage Solution

ARN is working with LaGrange Mechanical to provide portable solutions for storing drinking water, sewage as well as fire water pump packages.  The following units have been created to service all those needs. We are assisting them to acquire CSA certification for these units.

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Roll’n Rig 17 Freestanding Conversion

Allan R. Nelson Engineering has been working with Roll’n Oilfield with the freestanding conversion of Rig 17. By installing a freestand kit designed by Allan R. Nelson Engineering, Roll’n Rig 17 will utilize an integrated guyline and matting system for operation. As a result of the conversion, external guylines are no longer required. This conversion […]

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Jomax Rig #9 Walking System

We invite you to check out our recent walking system, installed on Jomax Rig #9. The Allan R. Nelson Engineering integrated beam technology drilling rig walking system has a designed walking capacity of 2.4 million pounds. At maximum capacity the ground pressure is a low 60 psi. This system is smooth, and able to move […]

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