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Constants for an Energy Plant in Iowa

July 29th, 2005 No comments
Constants for an Energy Plant in Iowa

Constants for an Energy Plant in Iowa

This (PTP-13) size horizontal E-type constant is for an energy plant in Iowa. It measures 14″ 9″ 24″ with a total travel range of 5″ and an operating load of 388 lbs. It is fabricated out of A36 carbon steel, and weighs 95 lbs. Standard load and travel testing were performed on the constant prior to shipping to ensure quality.

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Constants for Energy Plant in Louisiana

July 1st, 2005 No comments
Constants for Energy Plant in Louisiana

Constants for Energy Plant in Louisiana

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. custom designed and manufactured Type 200-C constant springboxes for an energy plant in Louisiana.

The constant measures 23 x 40 designed for an operating load capacity of 8,300 lbs. and a total travel range of 8. The constant is fabricated of A36 carbon steel. To ensure quality,
standard load and travel tests were performed prior to shipping.

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Eight Custom-Built Variable Springs for a Power Plant

June 3rd, 2005 No comments
Eight Custom-Built Variable Springs for a Power Plant

Eight Custom-Built Variable Springs for a Power Plant

All of the spring components are made of A4150H and carbon steel. Per customer’s request, a two coat epoxy paint was applied to the springs. The Type-A variable spring assemblies measure 22″ x 79″ with an installed load of 45,000 lb., operating load of 56,000 lb., and a downward travel of 5″. The Type-C assemblies measure 22″ x 89″ with an installation load of 38,000 lb., operating load of 47,000 lb., and a downward travel of 5 1/2″. Each spring coil was tested to insure the wire diameter, coil height, and spring rates.

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Custom Designed and Manufactured Box Design Constants

April 29th, 2005 No comments
Custom Designed and Manufactured Box Design Constants

Custom Designed and Manufactured Box Design Constants

Custom Designed and Manufactured Box Design Constants

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These constants are manufactured from A36 carbon steel and measure 11″ x 29″ x 61″. Total weight of each constant is 430 lb. The loaded capacity is 2,160 lb. and the maximum travel is 15″. Standard load and travel test were done to ensure quality and performance. The turn around for this product was four days.

Custom Designed and Manufactured Box Design Constants

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58,000 lb. Load Constant Hangers for an Oil Refinery

April 15th, 2005 No comments
58,000 lb. Load Constant Hangers for an Oil Refinery

58,000 lb. Load Constant Hangers for an Oil Refinery

 

58,000 lb. Load Constant Hangers for an Oil Refinery

58,000 lb. Load Constant Hangers for an Oil Refinery

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. recently custom designed and fabricated PTP Fig. 200 Constant Hangers for a coker unit in St. Croix.

These supports, with operating loads ranging from 4,000 lb. to 58,000 lb., will be used to support flue gas ducts at the oil refinery. The overall lengths of the Horizontal Constants are 5′ to 7′, and the heights of the Vertical Constants ranged from 4′ to 6′. The combined weight of the constants totaled over 24,000 lb. Color-coded rivets for hot and cold loads and universal locking devices are also installed per customer’s request.

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Upthrust U-Type Constants for Plant in Mexico

March 18th, 2005 No comments
Upthrust U-Type Constants for Plant in Mexico

Upthrust U-Type Constants for Plant in Mexico

Upthrust U-Type Constants for Plant in Mexico

Upthrust U-Type Constants for Plant in Mexico

The constants‘ dimensions are 25” x 56” with 17” pipe OD, and 29” x 68” with 21” pipe OD. These constants have a loaded capacity of 8,400 to 17,800 lbs. This constant is designed to support piping from below. The tests that were conducted on this product were standard loading and travel testing to ensure quality and performance. The constant is manufactured from A36 carbon steel.

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Spring Supports with PTFE, 25% Glass Filled, Slide Plates

March 11th, 2005 No comments
Spring Supports with PTFE, 25% Glass Filled, Slide Plates

Spring Supports with PTFE, 25% Glass Filled, Slide Plates

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. recently custom designed and manufactured 32 spring supports with PTFE, 25% glass filled, slide plates for a plant in China. The total weight of the spring supports supplied is 13,143 lbs. and they have a travel range of ¾”. These products support the vessel and the PTFE, 25% glass filled, slide plates allow height adjustment as well as mobility. These spring supports are designed for operating loads of 42,266 lbs. and were constructed of carbon steel.

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PTP 200 F-Type Constants

February 25th, 2005 No comments
PTP 200 F-Type Constants

PTP 200 F-Type Constants

PTP 200 F-Type Constants

PTP 200 F-Type Constants

The constants measure 35” x 12” x 20 ¼” and 29” x 10” x 19 ½”. The products have a maximum travel of 5” and can support loads up to 790 lbs. and 430 lbs. They are constructed of A36 steel with a hot dip galvanized finish. The frames on the custom designed constants were elongated to meet customer’s specifications. Standard load and adjustment testing was performed to ensure quality prior to shipping.

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Horizontal U-Type Constants for Power Plant

February 11th, 2005 No comments
Horizontal U-Type Constants for Power Plant

Horizontal U-Type Constants for Power Plant

Horizontal U-Type Constants for Power Plant

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The constants measure 61 x 17 x 40 and weighs 560 lbs. a piece. They are designed to operate in temperatures from -40° F to 660° F. The unique construction of the constants permits extensive vertical travel, ranging from 20.5 to 26. Standard load and adjustment testing was performed to ensure quality prior to shipping.

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Custom Variable Boiler Spring Assemblies

January 21st, 2005 No comments

 

Custom Variable Boiler Spring Assemblies

Custom Variable Boiler Spring Assemblies

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. recently custom designed and fabricated 63 variable spring assemblies used to support a boiler in a power plant.  Three sets of custom springs were designed for this project. The first group measures 14 x 14 x 17 1/8 and can support 45,000 lbs. per inch. The next group can support up to 28,000 lbs. per inch and measures 16 x 16 x 17 11/16. The third group measures 15 x 15 x 17 9/16 and can support 38,000 lbs. per inch. The coils in the assembly are made from 2 15/16 diameter coil with 2 3/4 or 3 active coils.

The variable spring assemblies are carbon steel with an inorganic zinc primer finish. The spring coils are A4161-H material with a neoprene exterior coating. Each spring coil was tested to insure the wire diameter, coil height and spring rates met customer specifications.

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