High-Temperature Pre-Insulated Pipe Support for a Chemical Plant

June 2, 2021

Custom High-Temperature Pre-Insulated Pipe Support for a Chemical Plant

This custom-designed insulated pipe support will be used for a high-temperature pipeline at a chemical plant in Canada. This hot shoe was customized without the u-base and modified with an extended length. It will be used to prevent the movement of a 6″ diameter pipe in the axial direction. Axial stops will be welded to the clamp O.D. in the field. The plates are 11-5/8″ O.D. x 48″ in length and fabricated from A36 carbon steel. The insulation is 2″ thick high-density calcium silicate and well-suited for temperatures up to 1200°F. Q.C. inspections and dimensional tests were performed prior to shipping.

Cryogenic Pipe Saddles with Micarta® Insulation for LNG Service

March 9, 2021

Cryogenic Pipe Saddles with Micarta® G-10 Insulation for LNG Service

PT&P manufactured cryogenic pipe saddles for LNG transportation pipelines. These types of insulated supports have been utilized in LNG plants around the world. Insulated supports are also used on cold piping in semiconductor plants or plants that make batteries to eliminate condensation. This particular type of insulated pipe saddle assembly was fabricated with a carbon steel base plate, 304L stainless steel saddle, and an insulation block. The overall size ranges from 25” x 19” x 12-¾” to 29” x 25” x 13-3/8” and designed to isolate the pipe temperature from below the structure. These pipe shoes were manufactured to support pipe sizes ranging in diameter from 36″ to 42″ NPS.

High-Temperature Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for 42″ Dia. Pipelines

February 2, 2021

High-Temperature Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for 42" Dia. Pipelines

Pre-Insulated pipe supports were designed for high-temperature service at an oil refinery for a client that specializes in the engineering and design of fired heaters, furnaces, pre-heaters, and heat recovery systems. These high-temperature pipe supports were fabricated from carbon steel and designed for pipe sizes ranging in 36” – 42” diameter and are not only used for new construction but also upgrades and revamps. The “hot shoes” were designed with the addition of “Spring Washers” (not shown here) to maintain consistent clamping force when the pipe expands and contracts. The insulation is 3″ thick and comprised of High-density Calcium Silicate (asbestos-free) structural inserts treated with water repellant. Standard quality tests were performed before shipment. Our hot shoes are used extensively in Refineries, Styrene Plants, Hydrogen Plants, LNG Facilities, Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities, and General Building Construction.

Custom High-Temperature Insulated Pipe Supports with Rollers for a Vaporizer

October 7, 2020

Custom High-Temperature Insulated Pipe Supports with Rollers for a Vaporizer

Pipe Shields, Inc., a division of PT&P custom-designed insulated pipe supports with rollers for high-temperature pipelines for a Vaporizer located in Malaysia. The “hot shoes” are fabricated from A36 carbon steel and include FireTemp 28 PCF & 18 PCF. The supports are 79” OD x 18” long x 87” high and designed with Hilman rollers for supporting the pipe from below while allowing it to move axially with minimum friction. Quality control inspections were performed before shipping.

Pre-Insulated Sliding Pipe Shoes Designed with FRP Lining and Firetemp® Insulation for High-Temperature Pipelines

February 3, 2020

 

Pre-Insulated Sliding Pipe Shoes Designed with FRP Lining and Firetemp® Insulation for High-Temperature Pipelines

Type: Pre-Insulated Sliding Pipe Shoe | High-Temperatures
Size: 15″ Long | 4″ B.O.P. | 1-1/2″ – 3″ Dia.
Material: Firetemp® Insulation | HDG CS | SS on Polyethylene
Testing: Q.C. Inspection & Tests

PT&P custom designed pre-insulated sliding pipe shoes with FRP lining for high-temperature pipelines in Ohio. The “hot shoes” are 15” long, range in diameter from 1-1/2” to 3” and are designed for a B.O.P. of 4”. The shoes are designed with Firetemp® insulation for temperatures up to 1800°F. The supports are fabricated from carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish and include stainless on polyethylene slide plates. A visual inspection was performed prior to shipping.

Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for an Ammonia Plant

November 5, 2019

 

Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for an Ammonia Plant

Type: Cryogenic Pipe Supports
Size: 14” L x 4″ W x 6″ H | 2″ Dia. | 2″ Thick Insulation
Material: Polyurethane & Foam Glass | Galvanized Steel
Testing: Q.C. Inspection & Tests

PT&P manufactured multiple pre-insulated pipe supports for cryogenic temperatures in an ammonia plant in Louisiana. These cryogenic pipe supports, also known as “cold shoes” are designed with 2” thick polyurethane and foam glass for insulation and fabricated from galvanized steel for the shoe, with alloy bolts and nuts. They are 2” diameter 14″ L X 4″ W X 6″ H. These insulated supports are designed for insulating and supporting temperatures down to -300°F with a PSI of 200 to 800. Q.C. inspection and tests were performed prior to shipment.

Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports Custom Designed for 16″ Dia. High Temperature Pipelines at a Refinery in Louisiana

March 26, 2019

Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports Custom Designed for High Temperature Pipelines at a Refinery in Louisiana

Type: Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports “Hot Shoes”
Size: 18″ Length | 16″ Dia. | 4″ Insulation
Material: A240 Gr. 304 L Stainless Steel | Firetemp®
Design: 25,000 lb. – 50,000 Load
Testing: Standard Q.C. Inspections

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. recently designed and manufactured pre-insulated pipe supports for a high-temperature pipeline at a refinery in Louisiana. The “hot shoes” are 16” diameter, include 4” of insulation and are 18” in length. They are fabricated from A240 Gr 304 L stainless steel and the insulation is Firetemp®. These hot shoes are custom designed to support loads from 25,000 lb. to 50,000 lb. at an operating temperature of 1,800°F. Standard tests were performed for a three-week rush job.

300+ Cryogenic Insulated Pipe Supports for LNG Service

November 26, 2018

300+ Cryogenic Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for an LNG Pipeline

Type: Cryogenic Insulated Supports
Size: Range: 6″ to 24″ Dia. Pipe
Material: Carbon Steel | Hot-dipped Galvanized | PUF
Design: 15,000 – 30,000 lb. Load | -112 F | +/- 2″ Movement

Over 300 pre-insulated pipe supports were custom fabricated for a cryogenic pipeline at an LNG facility in Louisiana. High density polyurethane foam was used for insulation, with thicknesses ranging from 2” to 4”. The cold shoes are for pipe diameters ranging from 6” to 24” and are fabricated from carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish. They are designed for temperatures down to -112°F, movements of +/-2” and operating loads ranging from 15,000 to 30,000 lb. Standard quality control tests were performed prior to shipment.

Over 100 Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for a Nitrogen Facility in Colorado

September 10, 2018

Over 100 Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for a Nitrogen Facility in Colorado

Type: Pre-insulated Pipe Supports “Cold Shoes”
Material: CS | Red Oxide Primer | PUF Insulation
Size Range: 1/2″ – 6″ Thick Insulation | 1″ – 18″ Dia.
Design: -300°F Temperature | Lateral Restraints / Guides

PT&P custom designed more than one-hundred cryogenic pipe supports for a nitrogen facility in Colorado. The cold shoes are designed for pipe sizes ranging from 1″ to 18” diameter. They are designed with polyurethane insulation ranging from ½” to 5” thick. The clamps are carbon steel and coated with a red oxide finish. The cold shoes are designed as lateral restraints/guides that can support loads in two directions. Standard quality control tests were performed with a 6-8 week turn-around time.

Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports for High Temperatures at a Phenol Plant in Texas

August 27, 2018

Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports for High Temperatures at a Phenol Plant in Texas

Type:  Insulated Pipe Supports “Hot Shoes”
Material:  HDG CS | Calcium Silicate Insulation
Size:  6″ Thick x 4″ Width Insulation | 48″ Dia.
Design:  1,200°F Temperature | 7,000 lb. Load

PT&P manufactured 48” diameter pre-insulated pipe supports for a high temperature pipeline at a phenol plant in Texas. These hot shoes are designed for pipe sizes up to 48” in diameter. They include 6” thick by 4” width calcium silicate insulation, hot-dipped galvanized steel, and are designed for a load of 7,000 lb. This order consisted of six different types of supports such as variable assemblies, constant support assemblies, sway struts, and pre-insulated pipe supports. Standard quality tests were performed prior to shipment.

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 cryogenic pipe supports with axial stops for an LNG facility in Australia. The cold shoes cold shoes were fabricated utilizing low temperature carbon steel, stainless steel and Micarta® G-10 insulation blocks. We supplied a wide range of lengths and pipe sizes from 1” to 36”. The cryogenic temperatures are low as -50°F. A special paint system was used for the low temperature carbon steel components to resist rust. PMI testing was performed on the stainless parts. Delivery was within 4-6 weeks.

Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports for both Cryogenic and High Temperature Applications Webinar

October 10, 2017

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September 26, 2017

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3-Layer Cryogenic Pipe Shoes for a Light Hydrocarbon Chemical Plant in Texas

June 10, 2017

3-Layer Cryogenic Pipe Shoes for a Light Hydrocarbon Chemical Plant in Texas

Type: Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports for Cryogenic Temperatures
Size: 5.5″ of Insulation / Clamps are 12″ wide
Material: Polyurethane Foam and Carbon Steel with HDG Finish
Design: 18″ Pipe and Cryogenic Operating Temperatures
Testing: Standard Quality Control Tests

These 3-layer pre-insulated cryogenic pipe shoes were custom fabricated by Piping Technology& Products for a light hydrocarbon chemical plant in Texas. The insulation foam is made from polyurethane and the rest of the shoe components from carbon steel with HDG finish. The cold shoes are designed for 18″ pipe, the 3-layers of insulation total is 5.5″ thick, the clamps are 12″ wide, and cryogenic operating temperature. Standard quality control tests were performed prior to shipment.

Cryogenic Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for a Petrochemical Complex in Louisiana

March 27, 2017

Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for a Petrochemical Complex in Louisiana

Type: Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports for Cryogenic Application
Size: 46″ – 52″ Diameter Range | 10 lb. & 20 lb. Density PUF Foam
Material: Hot-dipped Galvanized Carbon Steel | PUF | Polyester Film & Aluminum Foil
Testing: Dimensional and Visual Inspection

PT&P custom designed pre-insulated pipe supports for a cryogenic pipeline at a petrochemical complex in Louisiana. They range in size from 46″ – 52″ diameter and are designed for temperatures down to -20°F. The top portion of the support is 10 lb. density and the bottom is 20 lb. high density polyurethane foam (PUF) insulation. The shoe and bearing plates were fabricated from carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish. These cold shoes include a vapor barrier comprised of a three layer lamination of polyester film and aluminum foil. Standard quality control tests were performed prior to shipment.

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!

48" Dia. Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for a Light Hydrocarbon Production Facility in Texas

September 8, 2015

48” Dia. Cryogenic Pipe Supports Designed for a Light Hydrocarbon Production Facility

PT&P custom designed pre-insulated pipe supports with polyurethane insulation for cryogenic temperatures in a light hydrocarbon production facility in Texas. A total of 59 cold shoes were fabricated from A36 carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish. The cold shoe assemblies range in diameter from 24″-48″ and were designed to support loads ranging from 17,000 to 31,000 lb. Standard Q.C. and dimensional tests were performed prior to shipment.

Register for the Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports Webinar (Cryogenic/High Temp.)

September 2, 2015

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Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports

This presentation will cover Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports, including pipe insulation products for both cryogenic and heat applications. Learn about the different types of insulation materials and get the inside scoop on our cold shoe design. Explore how Polyurethane foam is produced, from mixing polyols and isocyanates to inspecting the final product. Learn about anchor shoe testing, lateral load testing, compressive strength testing, and axial load testing.

The featured presenter, David Baker has over 12 years experience with pre-insulated pipe supports, on-site surveys, inspections, Installation and Maintenance. He is also the manager of PT&P’s Field Service division and our in-house consultant for pre-insulated pipe supports.

Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for Cryogenic and High Temperature Pipe Systems for an Ammonia Project

June 21, 2015

Insulated Pipe Supports Designed for Cryogenic and High Temperature Pipe Systems for an Ammonia Project

PT&P custom designed 98 insulated pipe supports for an ammonia project at a chemical plant in Louisiana. The supports were designed for cryogenic and high temperature pipe systems, with a 8″ to 22″ baseplate width and 10″ to 28″ saddle length. They were designed for pipe diameters of 6″-24″ and are comprised of polyurethane foam for cryogenic and FTM insulation for high temperatures. Standard Q.C. and dimensional tests were performed prior to shipment.

54" Dia. Pre-Insulated Pipe Shoes Custom Designed for a Pipeline in Texas

February 21, 2015

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Pipe Shields/PT&P designed and manufactured pre-insulated pipe shoes for a 54″ diameter pipeline in a chemical processing plant in Texas. The hot shoes are custom designed with a wide base to accommodate lateral movement and axial movements of +/- 4 1/2″. We designed the hot shoes to include additional bolting along with bolting torque recommendations order to help prevent slippage of the pipe inside the pipe shoe. We designed the supports to accommodate vertical loads up to 22,200 lb. and temperatures up to 1800°F. The outer part of the shoe was manufactured of hot-dipped galvanized carbon steel while the inner insulation material is 4″ thick high density calcium silicate insulation.

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