Industrial marking is a fundamental mechanism for Oil & Gas industry. The Oil & Gas sector employs numerous tools and materials, all of which need to be marked. In its 80 years of Industrial Marking field experience, Automator has discovered the importance of providing high-quality systems for marking, stamping, coding and reading diverse Oil & Gas components such as tubes, pipe, valves, flanges, measuring instruments, pressure vessels, compressors and testing tools.
All equipment manufacturers mark their products and components for several reasons:
Automator International provides Industrial Marking Equipment worldwide since 1940. Our undisputed and longstanding professional practice is the bedrock of our services which include technical consultancy and global production, sale and assistance of marking machines.
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Industrial marking compliance with API and MSS standards
All the components used by the Oil & Gas sector have to be marked (also called, die stamping or other) in accordance with the standards and the requirements issued by the American Petroleum Institute (hereinafter, ‘the API’). As an example, the marking of pipeline and piping valves has to be compliant with the API 6D standards. However, the marking of line pipes needs to follow the API 5L standard.
Furthermore, Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (hereinafter, ‘the MSS’) requires standardized marking in all their regulations. For instance, in practical terms, the MSS-SP-25 is the standard marking systems for valves, fitting, flanges and unions.
Other international and regional standards
All the components used by the Oil & Gas sector have to be compliant with other standards such as American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN).
Automator, marking systems for Oil & Gas
Automator designs, manufactures and provides marking solutions for creating permanent and environmental conditions resistant marking on drilling tools, pumps, valves, flanges, nameplates, pipes, cylindrical parts, measurement systems, beams, metal, couplings, worksite equipment, sensors and other equipment.
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