These compact spring supports were custom-designed to support a heat exchanger at an oil refinery. They were designed to support loads up to 12,000 lb. and a movement of 0.039”, with space limitations of 3″ in height. These compact springs are fabricated from carbon steel and utilize engineered Belleville (disc spring) washers. 25% glass-filled (PTFE) slide plates are bonded to the top of the load flange and provide a low coefficient of friction.
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Compact Spring Support Webinar
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2023 - Register for 10:00 am OR 2:00 pm
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Live Webinars are 1 PE/PDH Credit for TX Professional Engineers
The Compact Spring Support Presentation was presented by DST and covered key objectives, background and leading industry problems related to process equipment nozzels (both rotating and non-rotating equipment). It reviewed the challenges involved in design and analysis of piping with respect to process equipment nozzles. This presentation also discussed the types of chronic problems and failures related to process equipment nozzles and present (or introduce) the Compact Spring Support as a solution. During the presentation, the DST team explained why chronic problems with process equipment exist, describing current design practices as they relate to industry code standards and how the Compact Spring Support addresses these problems directly and effectively. It also took a quick look at DST technical data and sizing program.
June 8th: U.S. Bellows 101 - The Basics of Expansion Joints 10:00 am
June 22nd: Constant Spring Supports Design and Application Webinar 10:00 am OR 2:00 pm
June 29th: Pipe Support Field Inspection, Installation and Maintenance Webinar 10:00 am OR 2:00 pm
Piping Design and Analysis Influence on Pipe Support Selection and Design
Surveying a piping system? Need to change a current system?
This course is also great for…
• New Engineers, Management and Operations
• Field, Process, Maintenance and New Engineers
• Piping and Piping System Designers and/or Instructors
*This online course is approved for 8 hrs. P.E. Credits