Variable Springs Designed for a High Temperature Furnace Application

July 23, 2018

PT&P Custom Designed Furnace Spring Support Cans For Chemical Plant

Type: Variable Spring Supports – Furnace
Material: Carbon Steel w/ Red Oxide Primer
Design: 1,261 lb. Load | 9″ Vertical
Testing: Load and Travel Tests

PT&P custom designed and fabricated variable spring supports for a furnace application at a chemical plant in California. The furnace cans are carbon steel and painted with red oxide primer to avoid any potential hazards, where exposed to high temperatures. The springs are designed for an operating load of 1,261 lb., with movement of 9” and dimensions of 6″ x 52″ in length. Load tests were performed prior to a 12-14 week shipment.

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Constant Spring Supports for an Oil Refinery in Texas

July 9, 2018

Custom Designed U-Type Constant Spring Supports for an Oil Refinery in Texas

Type: Constant Spring Supports
Material: Carbon Steel w/ HDG Finish
Design: 4,000 lb. Load | 3 1/2″-9 1/2″ Vertical
Testing: Load and Travel Tests

PT&P custom designed and manufactured ten 200 U-Type constant spring supports with slide plates for a Oil Refinery in Texas. They are fabricated from A36 carbon steel with an HDG finish for plates, angles, and cans. Its dimensions are 31″ in height and 52″ in length with 19” in width. They are designed for a movement of 3 ½” up to 9 ½” and an operating load of 1100 lbs up to 4800 lbs. They were custom designed to match the box dimensions of a competitor. The units had a Standard Load Test performed prior to shipment.

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Big Ton Spring Supports for an Oil Refinery in Australia

July 2, 2018

PT&P Custom Designed Big Ton Spring Supports for an Oil Refinery in Australia

Type: Big Ton Spring Supports
Material: Carbon Steel w/ HDG Finish
Design: 13,457 lb. Load | 0.35" Vertical
Testing: Load and Travel Tests

These big ton springs are used in supporting large heavy units such as compressors, vessels and pumps in power and petrochemical plants. The housing and frame are fabricated from carbon steel and hot-dipped galvanized, and the spring coils are dipped in a neoprene coating. The units are 48” x 40” x 20”. The big ton spring support is designed to allow limited movement of 0.35″ upwards and an operating load of 13,457 lb. This design saved the customer from having to entirely redesign the piping system, which saved them thousands of dollars. Load and travel tests were performed prior to shipping to an oil refinery in Australia.

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Constant Spring Support Assemblies for an LNG Plant in Central Africa

June 18, 2018

PT&P Designed and Fabricated Constant Spring Support Assemblies for an LNG Plant in Central Africa.

Type: Constant Spring Supports
Material: A36 Carbon Steel w/ HDG Finish
Design: 1,790 lb. Load | 8″ Vertical
Testing: Load and Travel Tests

These constant spring supports were modified to increase their installed height by adding a secondary plate and angles, which will be welded to the structural beam. The constants range in size from 20.5” in height, 38.75” in length, and 13” in width. They’re designed for a load up to 1790 lb. and a vertical movement range of 8″. All constants were fabricated from A-36 carbon steel and hot-dipped galvanized. Each assembly went through standard load and travel testing per MSS Standards. The constants were shipped within 6 to 8 weeks to an LNG plant in Africa.

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Variable Springs with Clevis Hangers for an Ethylene Cracker Plant

June 4, 2018

B-Type Variable Spring Supports with Clevis Hangers for an Ethylene Cracker Plant in Texas

Type: Variable Spring Supports with Clevis Hangers
Material: A36 Carbon Steel | 304 Stainless Steel
Design: 800°F | 619 lb. Ld. | 0.5″ Up Travel
Testing: Load and Travel Tests

Piping Technology & Products designed these B-Type variable spring supports with clevis hangers for an ethylene cracker plant in Texas. The variable spring supports, threaded rods, and hex nuts were fabricated from A36 carbon steel and the clevis hangers from 304 stainless steel. The assemblies are 83-1/8″ in length and the spring size is 6-80-B. They are designed for an operating temperature of 800°F, an operating load of 619 lb, and 0.5″ of movement. Standard load and travel tests were performed prior to shipment.

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Big Ton Spring Supports Designed for an Oil Refinery in Australia

May 29, 2018

Big Ton Spring Supports Designed for an Oil Refinery in Australia

Type: Big Ton Spring Supports
Material: A36 carbon steel | Hot-dipped Galvanized | SS Slide Plates
Design: 16,276 lb. Ld. | 0.196″ Up Travel

The big ton spring support is used for supporting large heavy units such as compressors, vessels and pumps in power and petrochemical plants. The housing and frame are fabricated from carbon steel and the spring coils are coated in neoprene. Polished stainless steel slide plates are added to the top of the load flange, which reduces the coefficient of friction to allow for lateral movement. This big ton spring support is designed to allow limited movement of 0.196″ upwards, with an operating load of 16,276 lb. This big ton spring enabled the client to reduce engineering man hours by avoiding the redesign of the piping system due to limited space requirement.

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C-Type Constant Springs Designed for a Chemical Plant in Italy

January 29, 2018

C-Type Constant Springs Designed for a Chemical Plant in Italy

Type: Constant Spring Supports
Size: 14″ x 19″ x 64″
Material: A36 Carbon Steel
Design: 2 1/2” to 5” Total Travel and 7,681 lb. Load
Testing: Standard Load and Travel Tests

PT&P custom designed and manufactured C-Type constant spring supports for a chemical plant in Italy. The constants were designed for travel from 2 1/2” to 5” and are specified to carry a load of 7,681 lb. They are fabricated from A36 carbon steel and have a physical size of 14″ x 19″ x 64″. The supports were designed for max deviation of 6%. The standard load adjustment is 10%. However, this unit was designed with capability of up to 20%, while the standard load deviation is 4%. This constant was custom designed to allow for single pin connection with negligible constant frame at the pin connection. A multi-position locking device was installed, and standard load and travel tests were performed to ensure quality and precise performance.

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U-Type Constant Spring Supports for a Plant in Texas

January 12, 2018

U-Type Constant Spring Supports in Texas

Type: Constant Spring Supports
Size: 35 7/16″ Height & 75 3/4″ Length
Material: A36 Carbon Steel with HDG/304 Stainless Steel
Design: 9″ Total Travel at 979°F & Operating Load 6183 lbs.
Testing: Hydrotested at 6744 lbs.

These 200 U-Type constant spring supports with slide plates were designed by PT&P for a plant in Texas. They are fabricated from A36 carbon steel with an HDG finish and the slide plates manufactured from 304 stainless steel. Its dimensions are 35 7/16″ in height and 75 3/4″ in length. They are designed for 9″ of total travel at 979°F and an operating load of 6183 lbs. The units were hydrotested at 6744 lbs. prior to shipment.

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Custom All Stainless Steel Variable Spring Supports for a Floating LNG Platform in Singapore

January 2, 2018

Custom All Stainless Steel Variable Spring Supports for a Floating LNG Platform in Singapore

Type: Variable Spring Supports
Material: Alloy 2205 Duplex/SAE 5160H
Design: Operating Load up to 3,597 lbs./Operating Temperatures of -15-200°F
Testing: Standard Load & Travel Tests

PT&P manufactured these custom variable spring supports for a floating LNG platform in Singapore. The spring housings are fabricated with alloy 2205 duplex and the coil manufactured from – SAE 5160H. The variables installed heights that range from 10-3/4” to 12–1/16” and are designed for an operating load up to 3,597 lbs. Also load test dye penetrate test was performed operating temperatures of -15°F. These variable springs are also designed to suit a high corrosive environment. They can operate in temperaturs ranging from -14-200°F without compromising its load carrying capacity.

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