Cryogenic and Axial Stop Cold Shoes for an LNG Facility

November 18, 2012

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Piping Technology and Products supplied these cryogenic and axial stop cold shoes for an LNG facility in Australia. A total of 28 assemblies were fabricated with carbon steel, stainless steel and Micarta® G-10 insulation blocks. They were a wide range of lengths from 24″ to 36″, widths from 6 3/4″ to 30″ and heights from 9″ to 10 1/4″. The pipe shoes will support pipes ranging in diameter from 6″ to 48″ NPS in cryogenic temperatures as low as -162°C. A special paint system was used for the carbon steel components to resist rust. PMI testing was performed on the stainless parts prior to shipping.

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Over 40 Constant Spring Supports Designed to Support Production Pipes

November 12, 2012

Fig. 200 U-Type Constant Spring Support

Over 40 constant spring supports were custom designed to support production pipes in an oil refinery. This picture shows a Fig. 200 U-Type constant spring support.

Fig. 100 B-Type Constant Spring Support

This picture shows a Fig. 100 B-Type constant spring support.

The constants range in size from 22″ to 30″ in height, 35″ to 85″ in length, and 12″ to 31″ in width. Their load capacities range from 1,800 lb. to 20,800 lb. with a vertical movement ranging from 7″ to 11-1/2″. All constants were fabricated from A-36 carbon steel and painted with a 3-coat paint system. Each constant went through standard load and travel testing per MSS Standards prior to shipment.

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