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General - NORSOK datasheets - how to fill in

General - NORSOK datasheets - how to fill in

(OP)
I have googled a lot, and I can not find any help on "how to fill in".
When I ask the techncial guys at work, there are as many opinions about what data I need to fill in as there are engineers here...
When I ask my customers; they say, just fill in what you can... Seems they are happy when they get the template with just some information in it....
Then they have a Norsok datasheet to show... (the quality of it however...)

What did the people making the datasheet have in mind, is what I wonder.
Not always easy to translate from the manufactureres datasheets....

What do other engineers do here?

As of now I add a lot of data under notes, just to make sure what I think is relevant is in there....

Regards
Irene

Irene Eriksen
Technical sales/Documentation (Hydraulic)

RE: General - NORSOK datasheets - how to fill in

The NORSOK data sheet are generally pretty lousy both with regards to content but especially wrt to layout.

I would try to convice the client to use something better (even try to sell him some new ones smile )

Best regards

Morten

RE: General - NORSOK datasheets - how to fill in

(OP)
Morten; what is better?
Didn't understand that one :)

Irene

Irene Eriksen
Technical sales/Documentation (Hydraulic)

RE: General - NORSOK datasheets - how to fill in

IMO (almost) anything is better than NORSOK sheets. If your client (or company) requires that you use NORSOK datasheets then you have to unfortunately.

There are a number of issues with the NORSOK data sheet:

- Ugly lay out
- Stupid excel implementation
- Data sets not always easy to understand
-?

These are issues that you seem aware off.

I try NOT to use NORSOK data sheet. The idea using notes is good but can sometimes be time consuming.

Try to get a feeling for what the client will use the datasheet for? Is it a quote, a specification or will he enter the data into a maintenanse database? Which field to fill out may depend on the use of the data sheet.

RE: General - NORSOK datasheets - how to fill in

(OP)
For me there is no option.
If a customer requires NORSOK it is often because their customer requires it.

There are other options like EqHub coming up as well, but I have to live with NORSOK for a while still...

Irene Eriksen
Technical sales/Documentation (Hydraulic)

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