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Pressure Vessel with Saddle Support

Saddle Support Design for Pressure Vessel

Saddle support are the main (maybe the only) type of support used in horizontal vessels. It can be designed using ASME BPVC Section VIII Division 2 (which is based in a paper published by L. P. Zick((Zick, L. P., "Stress in Large Horizontal…
Davit Arm for Pressure Vessel

Davit Design for Pressure Vessel

Davit is the device used to lift and move heavy things around. It can be stationary or portable, manual or powered by motors, and usually have the configuration shown in the Figure 1 (left). As you can see, it's a quite simple device.The…
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Swing Bolt Closure Design

A swing bolt is usually used in pressure vessels that have covers that need to be opened many times in a realativelly short period (let's say, twice a month, for example). This is the case of filters, in which you have to open it to…