Pig Launchers and Receivers Designed for a Crude Export Pipeline

February 21, 2014

Pig Launchers and Receivers Designed for a Crude Export Pipeline

Sweco Fab., Inc. designed and fabricated pig launchers and receivers with closure for a crude export pipeline in Mexico. These units were custom designed per ASME CODE B31.3 and weigh 2,400 lb. They are 120″ in length and have 12″ dia. minor barrels and 18″ dia. major barrels. The barrels are fabricated from API 5L Gr. B pipe, the flanges from SA105 and the closures from carbon steel. The launchers are designed for operating temperatures that vary from -20°F to 212°F at 943 psig. They were radiography tested and hydro-tested at 1,415 psig for two hours.

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Adjustable Pipe Saddle Supports Designed for a Hydrocracker Project

February 9, 2014

Adjustable Pipe Saddle Supports Designed for a Hydrocracker Project

PT&P supplied sixty-nine adjustable pipe saddle supports for a hydrocracker project in an oil refinery. The supports will be installed under a trunnion and range in heights from 12″ to 48″. They have 8″ diameter top plates, and are designed to support pipes from 2″ to 8″ in diameter. The supports are fabricated from carbon steel and consist of schedule 40 and 80 pipes and concentric reducers. The operating temperature for these custom designed saddle supports is 750″F. Each assembly was inspected by Q.C. prior to shipment.

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