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November — 1993 — The Pipe Supports Blog
Archive for November, 1993

45,000 lb. Load CAD Spring Support

November 25th, 1993 No comments
45,000 lb. Load CAD Spring Support

45,000 lb. Load CAD Spring Support

The photograph above shows a CAD Spring Support to handle over 45,000 lb. Load with movement in excess of 4”. This is a PTP-8, size 22 Type F Spring Support utilizing four stacked hellcat coils with eliminates the possibility of binding or squirming, problems which baffled others attempting development of such a design. Travel stops hold the coils in compression to cold load, while hydrostatic test spots prevent the coils from “bottoming out” during line tests. The spring casing and baseplate, which eliminates the need to weld after galvanizing, are paramount to the success of this design.

Do you require a spring support for an upcoming project? Let us price one for you today!

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Pipe Shoes for Saudi Arabian Oil Company

November 23rd, 1993 No comments
Pipe Shoes for Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Pipe Shoes for Saudi Arabian Oil Company

This photograph shows a number of 60” pipe shoes fabricated by Piping Technology & Products, Inc. of Houston, TX for export to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabian Oil Company is purchasing a variety of sizes of this type of shoe and other items required for piping on their projects. Piping Technology furnishes all types of pipe supports including PTFE, 25% glass filled, and graphite slide plates, anchors and insulated pipe shoes.

Want to learn more about pipe shoes? Learn more from one of our previous webinars!

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Tension (Pigtail) Spring Supports

November 19th, 1993 No comments
Tension (Pigtail) Spring Supports

Tension (Pigtail) Spring Supports

This picture above shows tension springs being prepared to support furnace tubes in a refinery reformer. The bottom picture shows one of the five springs the customer specified have a displacement scale attached, so operator’s can observe the inches of movement when the spring is expanded. These springs were part of a package of materials prepared for shipment to an overseas site by Piping Technology & Products, Inc. of Houston, TX. Our customers use spring coils to support loads from a few pounds to 100,000 pounds so they come in many sizes.

Learn more about the various spring supports we have by visiting our webinar archive page!

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Flue Gas Duct Damper

November 19th, 1993 No comments
Flue Gas Duct Damper

Flue Gas Duct Damper

The picture above shows a flue gas duct damper fabricated using Inconel for certain components by the Sweco Fab division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc. Two of these dampers were shipped to Trinidad for installation above the furnaces of an ammonia plant. They have a special refractory lining to withstand the high temperatures of the flue gases. The picture at the left show the linkage of the damper to the motor-driven control system. Each unit weighs approximately 2300 lb. and the openings are approximately 12 feet by 6 feet.

Need a duct damper for a future project? Let us price one for you today.

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Tanks Mounted on Trucks

November 12th, 1993 No comments
Tanks Mounted on Trucks

Tanks Mounted on Trucks

The picture above show the replacement of a tank mounted on a truck by the Sweco Fab division of Piping Technology & Products, Inc. In this case the customer delivered the damaged tank to our site so measurements of the mounting could be obtained. The old tank (upper left) was damaged beyond repair when a vacuum was inadvertently created inside the tank.

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PT&P Aids in the Construction of a New Petro-Chemical Facility

November 7th, 1993 No comments
PT&P Aids in the Construction of a New Petro-Chemical Facility

PT&P Aids in the Construction of a New Petro-Chemical Facility

The photograph above shows construction site of a new petro-chemical facility near Houston, Texas. Pipe supports supplied by Piping Technology & Products, Inc., including variable spring supports, are shown in the foreground. Piping Technology & Products, Inc. fabricates expansion joints, hot and cold shoes and other items to specification for the piping industry.

Piping Technologies & Products, Inc. has a highly qualified engineering staff to meet the most critical requirements of the industry.

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