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Have a look into our new Expansion Joint Course

August 1st, 2017 Comments off

Expansion Joint Application and Design Course:

This course covers how to provide flexibility in the piping system by employing expansion joints to accommodate thermal expansion and contraction of sections of pipes or ducts.
Learn more about the Expansion Joint Course and more

 

Big Ton Spring Supports Designed for a 98,250 lb. Load

July 24th, 2017 Comments off

Big Ton Spring Supports Designed for a 98,250 lb. Load

Type: Big Ton Spring Supports
Size: 29″ wide x 110″ long x 35″ high
Material: HDG Carbon Steel | A193 Gr. B7 Travel Stops and Load Column
Design: 98,250 lb. | 1-3/4″ Upward
Testing: Load Cell Test

This big ton spring support assembly was designed for a facility in Kansas. The assemblies are fabricated from hot-dipped galvanized carbon steel and include neoprene coated springs coils. The travel stops and load column material is A193 Gr. B7. The units measure 29″ wide x 110″ long x 35″ high and are capable of supporting loads up to 98,250 lb. while accommodating movements from 1-3/4″ upward. The big tons were tested with a load cell to insure proper operation throughout the big ton’s operating range.

C-Type Constant Spring Supports for a Refinery in Texas

July 10th, 2017 Comments off

C-Type Constant Spring Supports for a Refinery in Texas

Type: Constant Spring Supports
Size: 25″ in Height x 17-38″ in Length x 11-5/8″ in Width
Material: A-36 Carbon Steel with HDG Finish
Design: 981 lb. to 1828 lb. load | 2-1/2″ to 3″ Vertical Movement Range
Testing: Standard Load and Travel Testing per MSS Standards

Piping Technology & Products, Inc. designed and manufactured C-type constant spring support assemblies for a refinery in Texas. The constants are 25″ in height, 17-3/8″ in length, and 11-5/8″ in width. Their load capacities range from 981 lb. to 1828 lb., with a vertical movement ranging from 2-1/2″ to 3″. All constants were fabricated from A-36 carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish, and underwent standard load and travel testing per MSS Standards prior to shipment.

It’s National Safety Month: Hear What Our Safety Team Has to Say

June 27th, 2017 Comments off

At PT&P, safety always comes first. It’s National Safety Month so we took some time to visit with our top, industry-rated Safety Department and find out first-hand from the experts how they help us all keep each other safe.

F-Type Variable Springs for a Refinery in Oklahoma

June 26th, 2017 Comments off

F-Type Variable Spring Cans for a refinery in Oklahoma

Type: Variable Spring Supports
Size: 70 7/8″ tall and 17 3/4″ wide
Material: Carbon Steel and PTFE Slide Plates
Design: 30,980 lb. load/2,083 lb. spring rate
Testing: 35,000 lb hydrotest

PT&P manufactured variable spring supports for a refinery in Oklahoma. These F-Type PTP-6 spring cans are 70 7/8″ tall and 17 3/4″ wide. They are completely fabricated from carbon steel with PTFE slide plates welded on the load flange and internal guide. They are designed for an operating load of 30,980 lb. .with a spring rate of 2,083 lb./in. and 0.49″ of movement. These variables were hydrotested with a load of 35,000 lb. prior to shipment.

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

June 10th, 2017 Comments off

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.

High Temperature Insulated Supports for an HP Steam Header

May 30th, 2017 Comments off

High Temperature Insulated Supports for an HP Steam Header

Type: Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports for High Temperatures “Hot Shoes”
Size: 2″ – 12″ dia. | 12″, 15″, 18″ Long | 4″ and 6″ BOP
Material: Carbon Steel with Thin Blanket Insulation
Testing: Standard Q.C. Inspection | ANSYS Simulation

Piping Technology & Products custom designed and fabricated pre-insulated pipe supports for high temperature application in an HP Steam Header located in Texas. These hot shoes range in size from 2″ to 12″ in diameter and are 12″, 15″ and 18″ long, with BOP of 4″ and 6″. The supports include a thin blanket insulation. The trunnion assembly is resting on a high compressive strength insulation material. These supports are designed for temperatures up to 844°F with an operating load of 17,965 lb. at 732 psig. A total of 95 supports were manufactured for this project, including pipe hangers, pipe shoes with insulation and trunnion supports, as well as pipe shoe clamps without insulation. All supports were inspected by Q.C. and the insulated supports underwent a simulation on ANSYS.

Structural Supports Custom Designed for a Liquefaction Project

May 22nd, 2017 Comments off

Structural Supports Custom Designed for a Liquefaction Project

Type: Structural Supports
Size: 6″ x 12″ to 6″ x 18″
Material: Carbon Steel with HDG Finish
Testing: Standard Q.C. Inspection

Piping Technology & Products custom designed these structural supports to provide base support for pipes at a liquid natural gas (LNG) facility in Louisiana. The supports are fabricated from carbon steel with a hot-dipped galvanized finish. Sizes range from 6″ x 12″ to 6″ x 18″ and all supports underwent a quality control inspection prior to shipment.

Mechanical Snubbers for a Refinery in Oklahoma

May 5th, 2017 Comments off

Mechanical Snubbers for a Refinery in Oklahoma

Type: Mechanical Snubbers
Size: Size MSA-10, 36″ OAL, and 30 1/2″ Pin-To-Pin
Material: Carbon Steel with HDG Finish
Design: Operating load of 15,000 lbs and a 6″ Maximum Stroke
Testing: Standard Load Tests

Piping Technology & Products supplied these mechanical snubbers with two end brackets, fabricated from carbon steel with an HDG finish for a refinery in Oklahoma. They are size MSA-10, 36″ OAL, and 30 1/2″ pin-to-pin. The snubbers are designed for an operating load of 15,000 lbs and have a 6″ maximum stroke. Standard load tests were performed prior to shipment. Mechanical snubbers have two modes of operation. In passive mode, i.e., motion caused by thermal loads, the resisting mechanism is disengaged and the snubber “free wheels” with very low resistance. In active mode the mechanism is engaged, and the snubber limits the acceleration to a low threshold value.

PT&P Cryogenic Blanket Insulation Prototype Test

May 2nd, 2017 Comments off

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