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Constant Hanger Supports for a Power Recovery Plant

December 7th, 2005 No comments

 

Constant Hanger Supports for a Power Recovery Plant

Constant Hanger Supports for a Power Recovery Plant

Constant support hangers are used to support pipes subjected to vertical movement. The (Fig. PTP 200) constants are designed to support loads from 4,000 lbs to 57,000 lbs. Each weighs approximately 1,500 lbs to 2500 lbs and has a travel of up to 4″ with an adjustable travel stop. Their sizes range from 15 to 100.

The advantage of an adjustable travel stop is that the constant is able to “lock in” at any position within the range of travel for a given constant. This alleviates the need for a total “shut down” of the piping system for temporary conditions such as hydrotesting, repair, or replacement.

Want to learn more about constants? Instantly view a past constant webinar today!


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4 Insulated Cold Shoe Supports for a Gas Plant

November 23rd, 2005 No comments
4 Insulated Cold Shoe Supports for a Gas Plant

4 Insulated Cold Shoe Supports for a Gas Plant

4 Insulated Cold Shoe Supports for a Gas Plant

Side View of the Cold Shoe

These cold shoes are made of polyurethane with an 8″ thick insulation to fit a 30″ pipe. The shoes are capable of insulating and supporting at temperatures as low as -360F. This allows for the LNG to be transported through the pipe at extremely low temperatures. These cold shoes were rushed to our client during a “turnaround” to replace the original supports that had failed.

Want to learn more about cold shoe supports? View a cold shoe webinar today!


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Constants for an Oil Refinery in Texas

November 16th, 2005 No comments
Constants for an Oil Refinery in Texas

Constants for an Oil Refinery in Texas

These constant hanger assemblies are used to support piping systems subjected to vertical movement. They are capable of supporting loads ranging from 3,000 lbs to 63,000 lbs with a travel range of 5″. They have dimension between 73″ long, 36″ tall, and 23″ wide to 80″ long, 27″ tall, and 12 3/4 ” wide. Standard testing was performed for quality assurance.

Constants for an Oil Refinery in Texas

Constants for an Oil Refinery in Texas

Do you see a need for constant supports in your refinery? Let us price them for you today!
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Constant Hangers for an Engineering Company

November 2nd, 2005 No comments
Constant Hangers for an Engineering Company

Constant Hangers for an Engineering Company

Constant hangers provide constant support for pipes subject to vertical movement due to thermal expansion. These Type E Constant Hangers are made from carbon steel ranging from 5 to 7 in length. Their applicable loads range from 17,300 lbs to 30,000 lbs. The total travel ranges from 2 to 9 . Standard constant load testing was performed for quality assurance per customers request.

Do you require constant hangers for your current project? Get pricing today!
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Cylinder Pipe Guides for a Power Plant

October 31st, 2005 No comments

 

 

Cylinder Pipe Guides for a Power Plant

Cylinder Pipe Guides on Shipping Floor

Piping Technology and Products, Inc. designed and fabricated cylinder pipe guides (aka spider guides) for pipes ranging from 1” to 20” in diameter with 1” to 4” of insulation.

Cylinder Pipe Guides for a Power Plant

Cylinder Pipe Guides

These guides are designed to control lateral pipe movement and maintain the alignment of the piping through its axial and contraction cycles. A single piping run uses multiple spider guides to avoid a fulcrum or an imposed lateral deflection on critical components.

Components of these guides include carbon steel plates, stock clamps, angles and hot-dipped galvanized pipes. The outer shields have diameters ranging from 6″ to 29-1/2″. The maximum design temperature for the spider guides is 750°F.

In addition to spider guides, over 40,000 lbs. of material were supplied for this project including variable springs, constants, and miscellaneous structural items.

Cylinder Pipe Guides for a Power Plant

Cylinder Pipe Guides in the Field

Do you require cylinder pipe guides for your current or future application? Get pricing now!


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930 Rod Hangers & Riser Clamps for a Construction Company

October 26th, 2005 No comments
930 Rod Hangers & Riser Clamps for a Construction Company

930 Rod Hangers & Riser Clamps for a Construction Company

930 Rod Hangers & Riser Clamps for a Construction Company

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These rod hangers and riser clamps are made of carbon steel. They are capable of supporting 6 to 16 diameter pipes and loads of up to 2,435 lbs. They are used to support and stabilize piping systems and withstand temperatures up to 650 F. The shipment weighed 21,200 lbs.

Do you see a need for rod hangers and/or riser clamps in your piping system? Get pricing now!
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Cold Shoe Pre-Insulated Anchors for an LNG Plant

October 12th, 2005 No comments
Cold Shoe Pre-Insulated Anchors for an LNG Plant

Cold Shoe Pre-Insulated Anchors for an LNG Plant

Cold Shoe Pre-Insulated Anchors for an LNG Plant

Side View of Pre-Insulated Anchor

These cold shoes are used for anchoring pipelines against movement caused by thermal expansion and by fluid flow in the pipe. The total weight of the 10 cold shoes is 8,336 lbs. They have 4 1/2″ of insulation and are made to fit a 12″ pipe. Their length varies between 18″ to 24″ for 6″ to 12″ of axial movement. The cold shoe is made of polyurethane insulation and A36 carbon steel. They are drop-in-place anchors that only need to be welded into the pipe run and fastened to the pipe rack. They were manufactured to specific design loads and movements for an LNG plant in Georgia.

Want to learn more about pre-insulated supports? View a pre-insulated support webinar today!


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200-C Constant Supports for a Power Plant

October 5th, 2005 No comments
200-C Constant Supports for a Power Plant

200-C Constant Supports for a Power Plant

These PTP-200 type C constants measure 23″ x 64″. are designed for an operating capacity of 14,400 lbs and a travel range of 4″. The constants are made of A36 carbon steel and weigh 1,770 lbs each. They have been modified to accommodate a specialized spring coil and have a modified casing. Standard load and travel testing were performed prior to shipping to ensure quality.

Do you see a need for constant spring supports in your piping system? Get pricing now!
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Snubber Assemblies for a Power Plant

September 28th, 2005 No comments
Snubber Assemblies for a Power Plant

Snubber Assemblies for a Power Plant

 

Snubber Assemblies for a Power Plant

Close-up View

These assemblies are used to control a maximum shock load of 1,500 lbs within a piping system. Each Snubber was supplied with a custom designed yoke made from Chrome-Moly (A387 Gr.91), supplied with a stainless steel u-bolt and protection saddle. The travel capacity ranges from 1″ to 5″. An expedited delivery of two weeks was provided per customer’s
request.

Want to learn more about snubber assemblies? View a past snubber webinar today!


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PTP 1-140 Type F Positive Variable Springs for a Power Plant

September 21st, 2005 No comments
PTP 1-140 Type F Positive Variable Springs for a Power Plant

PTP 1-140 Type F Positive Variable Springs for a Power Plant

 

PTP 1-140 Type F Positive Variable Springs for a Power Plant

Rows of Variable Springs on Shipping Floor

All of the custom designed variables consist of a single flange with two spring supports in order to meet the customer’s height restrictions. These PTP1-140 Type F variable springs are fabricated from A36 carbon steel with an overall weight of 16,900 lbs. They are designed for upward movement of 0.079″ with a hot load of 4,490 lbs., and a cold load of 4,620 lbs.

Want to learn more about variable springs? View a past variable spring webinar now!




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