Heat Tracing of Piping Systems

Heat Tracing of Piping Systems

Heat Tracing of Piping Systems Heat Tracing is a generalized term relating to the application of radiant heat input to piping systems from tubing attached to the outside of the pipe. When Heat tracing is used to ensure that the…

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-4 of 4

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-4 of 4

Continuation from earlier parts…. Extended Bonnet The integrity of stem seals at very low temperatures (-30 deg.C & below) is the major hurdle that must be overcome. Specially designed extended bonnets installed to valves offers a safe & efficient method…

Design Guidelines for PE & ROTO Lined Carbon Steel Piping

Design Guidelines for PE & ROTO Lined Carbon Steel Piping

Carbon steel piping with internal PE / ROTO lining is used for liquid service with high chloride as well as higher oxygen content. The maximum operating temperature of the PE & ROTO lined piping is 60 °C. Also, these types…

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-3 of 4

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-3 of 4

Continued from part 1 and part 2…….. Body Cavity Relief (Pressure Equalisation) Ball valves are double seated valves which incorporate a cavity between the seats. Body cavity will get pressurised only when the seats are damaged. Cavity relief provision required…

Enhanced capabilities of Caesar II version 7.0

Enhanced capabilities of Caesar II version 7.0

Those who are using Caesar II software might be aware that new version of Caesar II, version 7.0 has come into market from 2014 onwards. The latest CAESAR II release providess a lot of important new and extended capabilities in…

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-2 of 4

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-2 of 4

Continued from part 1….. Single Piece  Body Design In the single piece design valve, the body will be cast/forged as one piece. The insertion of the ball will be through the end of the body and is held in position by body…

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-1 of 4

BALL VALVE DESIGN FEATURES: A Literature-Part-1 of 4

A valve that uses a spherical obstruction (a ball) to stop and start the hydraulic flow. A ball valve is usually rotated 90° to open and close. This article will highlight only the important points in short. The points discussed in…

Guidelines on selection of various types of Flanges: A Literature

Selection of various types of Flanges: This article will provide a guideline for selection of metallic pipe flanges, and provides information on pressure-temperature ratings, dimensions, tolerances, materials, marking, and testing of flanges and flanged fittings in sizes NPS 1/2 to…