Cold Insulated Pipe Saddles with Slide Plates Designed for an Ethane Cracker at a Plant in Texas

August 29, 2016

Cold Insulated Pipe Saddles With Slide Plates Designed For An Ethane Cracker At A Plant In Texas

PT&P designed cold insulated pipe saddles with PTFE slide plates to provide sliding and guiding support for horizontal piping leading to an ethane cracker at a plant in Texas. The project fulfilled an emergency request when the client realized the product was missing at time of installation. The pipe saddles are fabricated from carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish for pipe sizes ranging from 3″ to 56″. They have a diameter of 40″, height of 23-5/8″, width of 42-1/2″ and 11-7/8″ BOP. Visual inspection and dimensional checks using a section of pipe were completed prior to shipment.

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Constant Spring Supports Design and Application Webinar

August 11, 2016
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Constant Spring Support

This Webinar will focus on the different types of constant spring supports. Learn about the special features available, in addition to the design of a constant support. View how the different cam/coil configurations produce a unique response to an applied load. Discover the step by step process used to size a spring for your application. Learn about the different attachments, testing, and installation and maintenance procedures. View examples of failed supports provided by our Field Service Division and learn why they failed and how to prevent it. Gain knowledge of the valuable tips used when deciding to adjust or replace a constant spring support, as well as shutdown and isolation procedures.

The featured presenter, Jerry Godina has over 15 years experience as a pipe support designer and manages PT&P’s engineer training development program. He also inspects existing supports, consults on site remediation projects and oversees installation on a regular basis.

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127 Cryogenic Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for a Chemical Plant

July 25, 2016

127 Cryogenic Insulated Pipe Supports Designed For A Chemical Plant

PT&P custom designed 127 cryogenic insulated pipe supports for a chemical plant in Texas. They are designed for pipe sizes ranging from 1″ – 24″ diameter and operating loads up to 120,517 lb. The insulation is high density polyurethane foam (PUF) ranging from 1″ to 7″ in thickness. The shoe and bearing plates were fabricated from carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish. The jacket was fabricated from aluminized steel and includes a vapor barrier. Standard Q.C. and dimensional tests were performed prior to shipment.

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Pipe Shields for Beginners: Insulated Pipe Supports… for Commercial Applications

July 14, 2016

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Insulated Pipe SupportThis webinar will give you an introduction to Pipe Shields, Inc. and its unique line of pre-insulated pipe supports, slides, guides and anchors that it developed and patented over it’s 40 year history. It will cover various designs, commercial applications (chilled and heated water lines, HVAC systems and low pressure steam lines), installation and maintenance procedures and the benefits of using pre-insulated pipe supports (vs. doing insulation in the field). This webinar will be delivered by Albert Dizon, General Manager of Pipe Shields, who has been working with pre-insulated pipe supports for 30+ years. Join us and receive some of his experience and wisdom!

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Big Ton Spring Supports Designed for Propane Dehydrogenation Facility

June 27, 2016

Big Ton Spring Supports Designed For Propane De-Hydrogenation Facility

PT&P custom designed big ton spring supports for a propane dehydrogenation facility in Texas. The components within these assemblies include the spring housing, load columns, travel stops, spring coils and lifting lugs. While both assemblies measure 42” x 24” x 26-1/2”, they were each modified based on independent specifications for operating loads and movement. The first will accommodate a load of 94,261 lb. and 0.085” of movement, while the second will accommodate a load of 102,219 lb. with 0.08” of movement.

This type of support is ideal for applications, such as pressure vessels, that combine very heavy loads with thermal expansion because of the stability they provide. The big tons were tested in the load cell to insure proper operation throughout the entire working range of the coils.

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Pipe Clamp Design, Application & Installation Webinar

June 23, 2016

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Pipe-Clamp-Webinar_V28This presentation will cover Pipe Clamps, including Hold-Down Clamps, Riser Clamps, Clevis Hangers, Yoke U-Bolt Clamps and Structural Supports. Learn how the appropriate type of pipe support is chosen based on the different design conditions. Find out how Finite Element Analysis is used in the design process and view the custom pipe supports designed for extreme applications.

 

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Hydraulic Snubbers Designed for LLDPE Chemical Plant

June 17, 2016

Hydraulic Snubbers Designed For Lldpe Chemical Plant

These Fig. 511 AD long hydraulic snubbers were created for a linear low-density (LLDPE) chemical plant in Louisiana. The snubbers with two (2) rear brackets range in length from 34-⅝” to 49”. They are designed with spherical, self-aligning ball bushings that allow for + 5° of angular motion or misalignment.  The snubbers can handle maximum loads varying up to 5520 lb. Cylinder sizes are 1-½” and 2-½” and have a 6” stroke. The hydraulic fluid is petroleum based and the seals are a mix of buna-nitrile and polyurethane and the pressurized hydraulic reservoir allows mounting in any spatial orientation. The snubbers are painted with a primer that utilizes zinc filled powder manufactured by Tnemec. Ⓡ  The formulation for the primer is Series H90-97 | Tneme-Zinc.

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Shock Control, Restraint & Support Devices Webinar

June 9, 2016

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140,000 Lb. Load Adjustable Hydraulic SnubbersExplore the various applications of snubbers, sway braces and sway struts in piping systems and equipment. Learn how these products help prevent pipe system failure due to seismic loads, flow transients, wind loads, safety valve thrust loads or pipe rupture. Discover the various tests performed within PT&P’s facility to ensure product quality, including cycle testing, travel testing and load testing. Finally, view the value-added services offered by PT&P and rest assure that your shock control, restraint and support device needs can be covered by our 24×7 web-based emergency services, field services and quick-turn around time when you need it most.

The featured presenter, Jerry Godina has over 13 years experience as a pipe support designer and manages PT&P’s engineer training development program. He also inspects existing supports, consults on site remediation projects and oversees installation on a regular basis.

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