What is a pipe anchor support?

How do you pre-insulate pipe?

November 2, 2010

At Piping Technology & Products, the term pre-insulated used in the context of pipe supports, refers to the feature of pipe shoes which allows a segment of the insulation to be incorporated into the support. This means that the insulation will be installed into position at the time of the support installation and remain in tact throughout the duration of the pipe support's lifespan.

Pre-Insulated Cryogenic Pipe Support
Pre-Insulated Cryogenic Pipe Support

What is the density of polyurethane?

At Piping Technology & Products, the density of the polyurethane that we offer 10 lb./cubic ft., 15 lb./cubic ft. and 20 lb./cubic ft. and 32 lb./cubic ft.

Stock Polyurethane Foam
Stock Polyurethane Foam

60" Diameter Cold Support for a Thermal Energy Storage Tank

April 20, 2010
60" Diameter Cold Support for a Thermal Energy Storage Tank
60" Diameter Cold Support for a Thermal Energy Storage Tank

This cold shoe is manufactured from carbon steel and has 2-1/2″ thick polyurethane insulation. It is designed to support a vertical load of 2700 lb. and can withstand a temperature range from -100°F to 70°F. The cold shoe will be used in a 60″ diameter thermal energy storage tank for power generation.

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Foam Glass – PUF Hybrid Cold Supports for 16″ Dia. Pipe

March 9, 2010
Foam Glass – PUF Hybrid Cold Supports for 16″ Dia. Pipe
Foam Glass – PUF Hybrid Cold Supports for 16″ Dia. Pipe

These foam glass-PUF hybrid insulated supports are designed for a temperature range of 77°F to -300°F. They are designed for a 16″ diameter pipe and have a load capacity of 11,050 lb. The 2-1/2″ thick insulation consist of foam glass on the upper half and polyurethane (PUF) on the bottom half. The clamps, ribs and base are fabricated from A-36 carbon steel.

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25-7/8″ Diameter High Temperature Supports for a Rush Job

November 17, 2009
25-7/8″ Diameter High Temperature Supports for a Rush Job
25-7/8″ Diameter High Temperature Supports for a Rush Job

PT&P fabricated hot shoes with an insulation thickness of 2 ½” and a pipe size of 20″. The supports are fabricated from carbon steel with a red oxide finish and calcium silicate insulation. They are capable of loads up to 3400 lb. and temperatures ranging from 40°F to 1200°F. PT&P completed delivery for this rush job within two weeks.

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Refractory Lined Pre-Insulated Supports

June 18, 2008
Refractory Lined Pre-Insulated Supports
Refractory Lined Pre-Insulated Supports
Refractory Lined Pre-Insulated Supports
Shipping Pre-Insulated Supports

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. designed and fabricated rotational anchor pre-insulated pipe supports for a fluid processing plant in Kuwait. The supports range in size from 24″ to 34″ in diameter and are capable of withstanding 12,500 lb. of vertical load. The bottom of the hot shoe is fabricated from carbon steel and the top from stainless steel.

These supports include stainless steel inner thrust plates that function as an anchor to prohibit the pipe from rotating within the shoe. These supports are designed for steam super heater lines and provide thermal insulation for the pipe in order to prevent heat loss and condensation.

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Hot Shoe for a Refining Company

June 21, 2006
Hot Shoe for a Refining Company
Hot Shoe for a Refining Company
Hot Shoe for a Refining Company
PT&P Testing the Insulation

This hot shoe was fabricated from carbon steel, calcium silicate and Firetemp®. Firetemp® is the insulation that carries the load of the pipe. In addition, calcium silicate was also used because it has a lower density, making it a better insulator. This shoe is used as a pipe support and can handle temperatures of up to 1,200F. It measures at 73 in diameter with 5 insulation and weighs 2,391lbs. This hot shoe was expedited in one week per customers request.

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Positive Anchor Hot Shoe for Oil Refinery

July 15, 2005
Positive Anchor Hot Shoe for Oil Refinery
Positive Anchor Hot Shoe for Oil Refinery

The hot shoes were constructed using high temperature insulation made from calcium silicate, lined with a ceramic fiber blanket in a steel cradle (A36 Carbon Steel). The shoes were designed for 1500 F and a vertical load range between 25,000 lbs and 32,000 lbs, and the BOP was 10″. The overall diameter including 7″ of insulation is 49 7/8″. Belleville washers are used to hold bolt tension in pipeline with high frequency vibration.

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Variable Assemblies with Pre-Insulated Pipe Clamps

April 11, 2003
Variable Assemblies with Pre-Insulated Pipe Clamps
Variable Assemblies with Pre-Insulated Pipe Clamps
Variable Assemblies with Pre-Insulated Pipe Clamps
Pre-Insulated Pipe Clamp

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. designed and manufactured several variable assemblies with pre-insulated pipe clamps for a chemical company in Texas. These assemblies are constructed of galvanized carbon steel hangers and hardware with Marinite® insulation.  The fabricated clamps range in size from 10″ to 30″, insulation thickness of 1″ to 8″ and with spring hanger sizes 80-180 standard, double, and triple variable spring hangers.

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Cryogenic Pipe Supports with Micarta® G-10 for an LNG Facility in Australia

April 16, 2018

Cryogenic Pipe Supports with Micarta® G-10 for an LNG Facility in Australia

Type: Cryogenic Pipe Supports
Size: Pipe Size of 1” to 36”
Material: LTCS Material Tops, Stainless Steel, & Micarta® G-10 Insulation
Design: -50°F
Testing: PMI

Piping Technology and Products supplied these cryogenic and axial stop cold shoes for an LNG facility in Australia. The cryogenic pipe supports were fabricated with LTCS material tops, stainless steel and Micarta® G-10 insulation blocks. They were a wide range of lengths from pipe size of 1” to 36”. The cryogenic temperatures are low as -50°F. A special paint system was used for the carbon steel components to resist rust. PMI testing was performed on the stainless parts prior to the 4-6 week shipping.

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