BUTTING in China: U-Stamp approval from ASME

The production of pressure vessels has for many years been part of the range of services provided by BUTTING in China. The production plant in Tieling has U-Stamp approval from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Ruland’s new installation and assembly tools

Ruland adds a new accessory product line including key stock, hex keys, and torque wrenches to assist with assembly and installation of shaft collars and couplings.

Sandvik SAF 2304® seamless tube and pipe

Sandvik SAF 2304® is a lean duplex (austenitic-ferritic) stainless steel characterized by the following properties: Very good resistance to stress corrosion cracking (SCC), good resistance to general corrosion and pitting, high strength - approximately twice the proof strength of austenitic stainless steels, physical properties that offer design advantages, ease of fabrication and good toughness and good weldability.

Robinson Pipe & Vessel’s ASME duplex vessels

A commitment to following American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standards is the first step in achieving a high level of safety in pressure vessel performance.

Enerquip introduces compact heat exchangers

Enerquip has added a new line of compact heat exchangers to meet the growing demand from customers with low flow-rate applications.

Fives’ stainless steel compact heat exchanger

Fives’ brazed stainless steel heat exchangers have already been manufactured and tested according to both the European Pressure Equipment Directives (PED) and ASME construction code requirements, and will be installed in LNG plants this summer 2017.

Metallurgical selection for piping in the process industry

Many industrial accepted standards for pressure design address all aspects of piping design for chemical plants and refineries; none discuss all of the considerations for metallurgical selection. These code standards do list materials that are acceptable for use in chemical plants and refineries.This paper discusses some but not all of the resources that a designer can reference in properly selecting materials for an application.

Victaulic AGS fittings for large-diameter pipes

Victaulic has introduced a line of stainless steel Advanced Groove System (AGS) fittings, allowing customers to create complete large-diameter grooved mechanical piping systems in stainless steel. As a component of the Victaulic Advanced Groove System, the fittings offer excellent assembly speed and performance.

Severe service needle valves

Enhancing their already extensive range of instrument needle valves, Oliver Valves now has a family of power industry and steam plant valves to ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code.

UK source for pipes

The production facilities for the manufacture of specialist formed and welded pipes previously supplied by Bentham International have been taken over by the Angle Ring Co. Ltd (Tipton, UK).