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Pipe Stress Analysis
Process Plant and Equipment -
As part of the approval procedures for review and acceptance for suitably qualified companies here is a sample of the information to support our experience in Process Plant and Equipment and its design.
Vessels & High integrity Tanks & Silo’s
Ductgrove Consultants have had extensive experience in the design of Vessels & Tanks. Carrying out PD 5500 designs and code check calculations, also generating Technical Requirements specifications for the plant and equipment adhering to specialist company standards where applicable. (E.g. BNFL B29 plant Sellafield)
Ductgrove Consultants have extensive experience using the TEMA Standard (Tubular
Exchanger Manufacturer’s Association) and API 660 standards applied to shell and-
Ductgrove Consultants have had extensive experience the positioning for installation in process plants many types of pumps. Generating Technical Specifications from a process data sheets designing the piping to manufacturers allowable loads, for both suction and discharge piping also using API 610 standards applied to rotating pumps determining allowable nozzle loads and designing piping systems to achieve the allowable loads.
Ductgrove Consultants have provided the piping design stress analysis and installation
documentation for many projects one of which was a Cochran water heating boilers
Manufactured to B.S. 2790 -
Ductgrove Consultants have written Technical Specifications to order specialist compressor skid package units for British Gas, Transco and Costain oil and gas and ICI Runcorn, Inspected and been involved in the design for venor companies for skid mounted plant and equipment and its associated piping.
Inspection and Quality Control of Process & Refinery Plant
Ductgrove Consultants have carried out many inspections of pressure plant and equipment,
verifying witnessing hydraulic testing and approving its certification for pressure
parts and valves for heavy-
Process Plant Engineering Substantiation
Ductgrove Consultants were also in charge of the piping vessels and process plant engineering substantiation team at Harwell, proving life extension reviews of Key Safety plant an equipment ensuring the plant was safe an suitable for many facilities supporting the facility Safety Cases, producing Engineering Subsantiation reports over a (Two Year Period for NNC at the UKAEA Harwell site.