Snubbers are restraining devices. They allow free thermal movement during normal operations but restrain in abnormal circumstances such as with an earthquake. These snubbers were fabricated from carbon steel. They measure 2 1/2” x 24” and the yoke clamps have pipe sizes of 23” and 25”. Each snubber weighs 890 lb. and has a travel capacity of 24”. Designed for the support of a cryogenic line, these snubbers can handle loads of up to 2,900 lb.Read More
The hydraulic snubber extension rod ends(seen above) were manufactured from carbon steel. Ranging in sizes 1 , 4, 5, and 6, the weight of each increase with size, therefore; the weight of each unit varies. Extension rod ends are used in conjunction with hydraulic snubbers to extend the overall length of an existing snubber. They are applied to piping systems when unrestrained thermal movement must be allowed but must also be restrained during impulsive or cyclic disturbance. The turn around time for these units was 3 weeks.Read More
Sway struts are used to restrain movement of piping in one direction while providing for movement due to thermal expansion or contraction in another direction. These sway struts are made of ASTM A387 GR22 weighing at 1,485 lbs each. They are 6″ in diameter and 8’2″ long and are used for main steam valve supports with specifically designed spacers, pins, and retainers capable of restraining movement up to 90,000 lbs at high temperatures exceeding 750F. The turnaround time for this was 6 weeks.Read More
These assemblies are used to control a maximum shock load of 1,500 lbs within a piping system. Each Snubber was supplied with a custom designed yoke made from Chrome-Moly (A387 Gr.91), supplied with a stainless steel u-bolt and protection saddle. The travel capacity ranges from 1″ to 5″. An expedited delivery of two weeks was provided per customer’s
Piping Technology & Products, Inc., recently designed and manufactured fourteen PTP Fig. 2100 Hydraulic Shock Suppressor and pipe hanger assemblies for a Steel Company in North Dakota. The assembly consists of a 12 diameter alloy clamp and a PTP Fig. 2100 Hydraulic Snubber with cylinder size of 3 1/4 diameter and 5 stroke load. They are designed to accommodate loads of 25,000 lb. and high temperatures up to 1,100 F. To ensure the products quality, dimension and movement tests were conducted prior to shipment.
PT&P also designed and manufactured Variables Spring Hangers and various Pipe Supports Assembly Components in a range of different specifications and materials for this project.
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Piping Technology & Products, Inc. recently designed and manufactured a hydraulic snubber weighing 4000 pounds for an oil refinery in Mexico. The snubber is fabricated from carbon steel with dimensions of 17 x 101. It supports a maximum load of 225,000 lbs. The purpose of the hydraulic snubber is to reduce shock loading created by events such as water hammer or an earthquake. To meet customer specifications, the hydraulic snubber was coated with a three-coat paint system.Read More
Piping Technology and Products, Inc. recently designed and manufactured a PTP Fig. 2100 Hydraulic Snubber and a Clamp Assembly for a power plant in California. The Hydraulic Snubber with a cylinder size of 2 1/2 dia. and a stroke of 5 is designed to support an operating load of 12,500 lbs. The 24 alloy clamp is designed to accommodate a temperature of 1078°F. The entire pipe hanger assembly was hydraulic tested prior to shipping.Read More
Piping Technology and Products, Inc. designed and manufactured six flexible pipe restraints for an oil refinery in Texas. These flexible pipe restraints, with the overall length ranging from 14″ to 30″, are designed to restrain movements of the piping system. They are manufactured by welding a 2 1/2″ SCH.80 galvanized casing pipe between 2×2 1/2″ flexible ball joints. Some also have a 2″ SCH. 80 pipe end welded to the swivel stem of the ball joints for length adjustments during installation.Read More
Sweco Fab recently designed and manufactured two carbon steel sway struts with 2” adjustment capabilities for a cycle unit project. The sway strut is constructed of an 8” diameter pipe, 130 ¼” long, assembled with rod ends and brackets for an overall assembly length of 15’-0”. The 2” adjustment capability is accompanied by a load capacity up to 128 KIPS. Sway struts are used to restrain movement of piping in one direction while providing movement from thermal expansion or contraction in another direction.Read More
Piping Technology & Products recently designed and manufactured four fig. 2100 hydraulic shock snubbers for a refinery in California. Carbon steel was used to manufacture these snubbers. They support a maximum load of 14,000 lbs., have a 3” cylinder, and 5” stroke load. This was a custom job where the customer provided the figure number, cylinder size, and stroke load; we built the snubbers according to these specifications.Read More