Blog 2016

Dump Condenser Tube: Definition and Applications

Little is wasted within a balanced heat exchange system. A dump process condenser adheres to the thermal mechanics of this maxim by recovering excess steam-generated heat. Fabricated as a pressure reduction stage that recovers (condenses) steam, this vessel is built to handle surplus steam loads and rescue energy from those load before they're ejected uselessly into the atmosphere.

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December 7, 2016

What is a Hydrocracking Unit?

Most of us have heard of hydrocracking technology, but we haven't researched the term because it's a technology that's reserved for oil refineries. But hold on, the pressure vessel industry can't skip blithely past these units, not when they're responsible for handling intense mechanical stresses. What's generating this stress factor? More importantly, what is a hydrocracking unit?

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December 1, 2016

Pressure Vessel External Pressure Calculations and Capacity

Diligent engineering design processes use pressure vessel external pressure calculations to determine fluid storage parameters and ensure an operational safety margin is properly established. Basically, these are practical storage containers, chambers that hold dangerous fuels and chemicals, but these practical attributes can be expressed in engineering mathematics, the language that initially created their high-performance profiles.

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November 17, 2016

The Importance of in Service Inspections for Pressurised Vessels

Controlled environments create predictable variables, which is something that truly benefits an engineering-oriented test scenario. Everything works predictably or overloads on cue. But wait, we're missing an obvious reality here. That's right, pressurized vessels aren't built to live in the facility where they were manufactured.

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November 4, 2016

Underground Gas Storage: Efficiency and Quality Requirements

Sunken gaseous resources necessitate a unique focus on equally unique variables, such as the composition of the soil and the likelihood of unforeseen subterranean site irregularities. This is because geological and geographical sciences hold sway down here, and they require almost as much consideration as any engineering problem or architectural issue.

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October 26, 2016

What is Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger?

Examples of shell and tube heat exchangers exist in every industry, but there's no need to tour a dirty plant room in search of one of these special vessels, for even the humblest residence has access to one of these essential energy transmitters.

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October 14, 2016

Common Stress Problems in Thin Walled Pressure Vessels

The curved surface of a thin walled pressure vessel flexes in response to planar stress, but design engineering excellence addresses this pressure-induced force by assessing common stress problems. A state of equilibrium is then achieved by offsetting the tug and push of opposing wall strain. It's a balancing act, undoubtedly, but this mechanical parity challenge is simplified when established system constants influence the design.

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September 23, 2016

Standards of Pressure Piping System

We've covered pressure vessel structural viability with zeal, but now it's time to turn the spotlight, to illuminate the standards of pressure piping systems. Considerations for these essential fluid conduits are governed by many design factors, all of which ensure flow integrity is reinforced.

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September 12, 2016

Functions of Helixchangers in Pressure Equipment

In imbuing heat exchangers with innovative geometrical profiles, vessel design engineers are realising significant thermal transfer gains. That's why we've made the functions of helixchangers in pressure equipment our headlining topic today, for this ingenious baffled configuration uses a thermal transaction concept that fully leverages shell side performance.

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August 25, 2016

Australian Standards and Regulations for Pressure Vessels

A structured safety framework serves as the invisible backbone that assures optimised pressure vessel performance. In Australia, the foundations of this safe operability setup are written down in terms of regulatory guidelines.

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August 9, 2016

Qualities of a Good Carbon Dioxide Storage Tank

Colourless and odourless, we know carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas and a key part of our own respiratory cycle. It's also used in numerous commercial and industrial applications. Check out CO2 lasers, polymer synthesis, and beverage carbonation for more data on the countless usage domains.

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July 28, 2016

Stresses of Thin Walled Pressure Vessels

Thin walled storage containers are widely used in industry. They include many of the stationary vessels installed on large concrete plinths and the lightweight models that transport dangerous pressurised fluids across every nation on our fuel-obsessed globe.

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July 13, 2016

Effects of Elevated Temperature in Pressure Vessels

Design engineers are tasked with multiple chores when pressure vessels are first conceived. The fluid contained within the sealed chamber is stored at some specified pressure, obviously, but there are other parameters to account for in the design.

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June 23, 2016

Safety Engineering in Relation to Pressure Vessel Manufacturing

Safety engineers are trained to identify health and safety risks, to evaluate potential site liabilities and act as the engineering world's problem solvers. After all, we live in an age where rapid technological advances challenge our best design engineers.

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June 15, 2016

Stress and Strain Analysis on Circular Cylinders for Pressure Vessels

Cylindrical outlines have established dominance over our chemical and fuel storage installations. These fluid storage vessels are manufactured from gargantuan sheets of rolled steel and formed into circular cylinders with rounded end caps.

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May 30, 2016

Effective Parameters on Optimum Pressure Vessel Design

Pressure vessels are in use in many industrial applications. They vary in shape from a basic fuel storage tank to an intricately designed nuclear reactor vessel. The engineering theories in place in all of these disciplines have a tough task.

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May 18, 2016

Computer Aided Design of Pressure Vessels

A CAD or computer aided design environment makes all kinds of processing decisions possible. Libraries of software are installed within the program, immense groups of virtual vessel shapes and easily modifiable engineering forms.

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April 28, 2016

Pressure Vessel Design and How It Affects Accuracy in Performance

Comprehensively compiled engineering charts and complex structural integrity equations blend material design with mechanical aptitude to create high performing vessels. Indeed, a slew of theoretical and practical engineering domains are employed in this demanding circumstance.

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April 13, 2016

Pressure Equipment Integrity and Safety: Why is This Important?

Dynamic internalized events take place within pressurized systems. Explosive hydrocarbons change state to conserve space. Advanced fluid management stages alter pressure, causing a volatile flash.

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March 29, 2016

Good Qualities and Attributes of a Pressure Equipment Fabricator

Due to the explosive pressures held in abeyance by pressure-rated vessels, a burden of responsibility lays squarely on the shoulders of designers and fabricators in this demanding industry.

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March 15, 2016

Skid Mounted Compressors: Definition and Uses

Modularization has transfixed the chemical processing industry by redefining the installation of complex assemblies and enabling those assemblies to seamlessly integrate within a complex infrastructure.

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February 10, 2016

The Importance of Preventive Maintenance for The Pressure Piping System

Pressure pipes are the alloy-reinforced conduits that convey dense volumes of fluid from one part of an operating plant to the next. The metal conduits branch and curve through 90° turns, angling to the far corners of power plants, fuel storage depots, and steam boiler containment enclosures.

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February 10, 2016

Different Types of Fuel Storage Systems

Fuel demands are the single biggest concern on our small globe. Petrol, gasoline to our American visitors, storage vessels are situated underground in every major street in every city, with each container pumping enough hydrocarbon-based life blood to keep 1.2 Billion cars on the move.

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January 28, 2016

Pressure Equipment Hazard Levels

The evolution of pressure equipment hazard levels, the quantification of special classifications that clarify industry-approved safety margins involves a gathering of dozens of industrial disciples.

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January 14, 2016

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