Serving You for the
Lifecycle of Your Plant
24 Hour Emergency Service
For 40 years,
Lifecycle Services has been a provider of trusted expertise for
reliability-centered control valve maintenance. A network of local
business partners, service centers, manufacturing sites, and sales
representatives puts experienced professionals when and where you need
it. Highly skilled Fisher Certified Technicians provide effective
maintenance, helping increase valve reliability, efficiency, and process
availability through flexible, local service.
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When you are faced with startup and commissioning, there is a lot riding
on your ability to get the plant or process up and running on time and
Vinson has the backing of Instrument & Valve Services resources,
technical expertise, and experience to facilitate vital start up
services and meet requirements for quality control in the commissioning
process. Provision of appropriate documentation, including real-time
status reports, allows your in-house staff to focus efforts on other
responsibilities. Our services are tailored to meet plant or process
needs as well as designed to control costs and stay on schedule. We
provide specialized expertise to perform startup and commissioning
activities using industry leading quality management safety processes to
ensure that both assets and personnel are protected.
When precision is critical to help keep your process operating
optimally, you need your valves to perform to industry and factory
specifications. Our team has the backing of Instrument & Valve Servicesí
skilled, certified field technicians that carefully analyze control
valves using diagnostic services to identify maintenance priorities and
develop a proactive plan detailing when devices should receive
maintenance, be repaired, or replaced with next generation technologies.
After completing a diagnostic service, technicians produce a clear
report indicating asset health, areas of potential risks, and a
prioritized recommend action plan.
Control Valve Repair
Vinson is committed to handling your maintenance needs for repair and
restoration of Fisher control valves to original equipment manufacturer
(OEM) specifications. Our Instrument & Valve Services technicians are
factory-certified and equipped to maintain control valves through proper
OEM procedures and parts, ensuring your Fisher valves are rebuilt to
factory standards. Certified Repair program helps keep processes safe,
productivity high, and costs low throughout your plantís lifecycle.
On Demand Services
Weíre there when and where you need us, whether itís starting up a new
plant or process, troubleshooting maintenance issues, or preparing for
next generation technology installation. We can help address immediate
problems through our On Demand Services using Instrument & Valve
Servicesí Fisher Certified Technicians for flexible, local service.
Backed by years of application expertise and factory authorization, our
professionals can provide innovative insight into process to maximize
operations throughout the lifecycle of your plant.
Local Service and Repair
Vinson can provide immediate answers and world-class service through a vast
network of Instrument & Valve Servicesí Fisher Certified Technicians. We
are strategically located to provide support with access to Fisher
product manufacturing records and engineering drawings through our
Instrument & Valve Service locations which house state-of-the-art
equipment to address any problems in a plant or process. Technicians are
factory qualified with in-depth, hands-on training, safety awareness,
and ongoing education throughout their service career. A comprehensive
vehicle fleet is ready to bring the right capabilities, tools, and
equipment directly to your plant site to assist with repairs.
Quick Ship Parts and Assemblies
We offer the fast alternatives to factory lead times through Quick Ship
and other comprehensive service programs. Access to the Fisher family of
parts, assemblies, and drawings ensure swift delivery to help get your
plant or process back up and running quickly and safely
Outage and Turnaround Management
Our team has access to the personnel, tools, equipment, and procedures to
provide you a professionally planned and executed outage - turning
necessary downtime into an opportunity for improvement through Outage
and Turnaround Management. Using our Instrument & Valve Service teamís
proven Six Step Process begins at first engagement to evaluate, plan,
execute, and review your maintenance turnaround to stay on schedule and
within budget. The program includes scope definition, complexity
determination, skill identification, and schedule recommendations for a
Emergency Response Services
From damage assessment and inspection to equipment repair, refurbishment
and replacement, Vinson provides service to get your plant up and running
quickly, ensuring safe and reliable return to operation after an
emergency. Experience with disaster recovery has provided opportunity to
create a comprehensive project management structure to ensure the right
path is followed for efficient recovery. When you have an emergency,
count on our team for expert services to help you rebuild, renew, and
restore your plant.
We are fully equipped with the right tools and expertise through our
Instrument & Valve Service team to perform any operation needed to
restore Fisher equipment back to original equipment manufacturer (OEM)
specification. In-line machining capabilities allow technicians to cut
valve seats and gasket landings on the valve body inline, eliminating
the need to pull the valve out of the process.
Equipment Upgrade Modifications
We offer obsolescence planning services to combining proactive
maintenance practices with next generation technology planning.
Preparation for critical component replacement using the extensive
network of Instrument & Valve Services facilities can minimize costly
disruption to your plant operations and help unlock its true capacity.
Replace outdated equipment during the next maintenance turnaround to
ensure uninterrupted production, minimize capital costs, and provide
operating budget certainty.
OEM Replacement Parts
Vinson in conjunction with Instrument & Valve Servicesí network supports
Fisher parts needs in any emergency. Our integrated local business
partner network and Instrument & Valve Services provide unmatched local
point of customer contact with delivery of process control application
knowledge and complimentary capabilities. Our flexible deployment of
highly skilled, Fisher Certified Technicians from Instrument & Valve
Services locations strategically located near customer process plants
provide repair capabilities for all types of control valves and
associated field instruments. Our comprehensive Quick Ship parts and
assemblies program, along with Fisher process control products and spare
parts, assist us in fast response times to your needs.
Encore - Refurbished Valves
When your process is down, time is of the essence. Vinson in conjunction
with Instrument & Valve Services' Encore Program offers you a
cost-effective, dependable way to replace worn-out valves fast.
Assembled by expert technicians, these remanufactured units meet
original OEM specs which often exceed industry standards, offering you
effective performance without the wait. Encore's rigorous
remanufacturing process guarantees each Fisher valve is checked against
OEM specifications identified in ANSI B16.34 standards for form, fit,
and function. Encore is also certified and authorized to apply both FM
and CSA marks to Fisher Instrumentation. So when you receive your Encore
remanufactured Fisher valve, itís been through as built testing which
includes hydrostatic, operational and seat leakage, as well as
diagnostic FlowScanner testing before receiving its certification name
plates. Take the anxiety out of problem valves and reduce process
downtime with ďinstant repairĒ using our Encore Program.
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