Value Analysis

What type of equipment is right for your application?

  • Long term plan for field
  • Design codes
  • Equipment type and arrangement
  • Type of material
  • Type of construction

Process Design/Mechanical Design

  • Design codes
    • ASME B31.1
    • ASME B31.3
    • ASME B31.4
    • ASME B31.8
    • ASME B31.11
    • ASME Code
    • CSA Z662
    • BS5500
  • Piping flexibility analysis
    • Including all thermal and mechanical stresses
  • Anchoring system
  • Pigging systems
  • Above and below grade

Materials Management

  • Project coordination and uniformity
  • Worldwide sourcing capabilities
  • Domestic sourcing as required
  • Material delivery timing
  • Line pipe
  • Instruments
  • Electrical

Civil Design

  • Optimize site location
  • Optimize site utilization
    • Single level
    • Multi-level
  • Facility expansion or grass roots
  • Facility site peculiarities

Construction Management

  • Field weld procedures
  • NDT services
  • Construction sequencing
  • On-site surveillance

Start-Up and Training Services

  • Start-up system including valve sequencing
  • Establish operating cycles
  • Verify performance
  • Operations/maintenance training

Manufacturing/Fabrication

  • Materials
    • High yield — Y-52 to Y-80
    • Carbon steel
    • Stainless steel
    • Nickel alloys
    • Low temp. with charpy’s
    • HIC resistant
  • In-house testing
    • Charpy v-notch
    • Tensiles
    • Hardness —
      • Brinell, Rockwell
    • Weld bend
  • Rolling
    • Five rolls
    • Hot or cold
    • Max. 7″ thick
  • Welding
    • ASME IX
  • Closed die formed extrusion
    • Controlled wall thickness and radius
    • Dimensional flexibility
  • Heat treating
    • Normalize
    • Quench and temper
    • Solution anneal
    • Anneal
    • Stress relieve
  • Nondestructive testing
    • All in-house testing
    • Radiography
    • Ultrasonic
    • Magnetic particle
    • Dye penetrant
    • Helium leak detection
    • Holiday testing
    • PMI
  • Fabrication
    • Largest pieces shippable to minimize field fabrication
  • Pre-fit and match-mark
  • Special coatings
    • Above ground
    • Below ground