Globe Valves – What is a Valve (Part – 2)

In the Valves Part-1, you learned, What is a valve, its history and its categorization, to read that article please click here. In this article, we will discuss about the valves categorized by design. The list follows as; Globe Valve Gate Valve Plug Valve Ball Valve Butterfly Valve Diaphragm Valve Pinch Valve Piston Valve Needle Valve Check Valve Relief & safety Valve Special Valve In particular, this article is going….

How To Make Weld Map, Shop Weld Plan, WPS, PQR & WPQ for A Static Pressure Vessel (Part-2)

Scope: In part-1 (Click here to read), of this article we had discussed about preparation and approval of weld map, shop weld plan and proposed welder list which needs to be submitted for consent of the customer/client/TPI. In this article, we shall discuss the steps required for PQR qualification. In general the Steps as mentioned below may be followed (But not mandatory for each and every case) for PQR qualification:….

Summary of ASME BPVC Section VIII Div 1 (Part 3)

In Part-2 of this article, the Subsection A was covered from UG-17 up to UG-35 Design and to read the Part-2 of this article please click here. This article will deal with the general requirements preceding from UG-36 onwards. Also note that the design calculation won’t be dealt within details and the readers are advised to refer the code for their specific type of vessel design. To read the Interpretations….

What is a Valve (Part – 1)

Introduction: Valves are mechanical devices, specifically designed to direct, start, stop, mix, or regulate the flow, pressure and temperature of process fluid. The need of Valve came after piping or plumbing. Plumbing dates back thousands of years in the civilization of human across globe. Valves can be found just about anywhere today, in our homes, under the street, in commercial buildings and in thousands of places within industrial and infrastructure….

Summary of ASME BPVC Section VIII Div 1 (Part 2)

In Part-1 of this article we had discussed about what ASME SEC VIII DIV I deals, code cases, scope, its use and body of the code. The Subsection A was covered up to UG-16 (Design) and to read the Part-1 of this article please click here. This article i.e part – 2 will deal with the general requirements preceding from UG-17 onwards. Please note that the design calculations won’t be….

How To Make Weld Map, Shop Weld Plan, WPS, PQR & WPQ for A Static Pressure Vessel (Part-1)

Scope: This article will deal with step by step guide for preparation of Weld Map, Shop Weld Plan, WPS, PQR & WPQ as per ASME SEC IX for a Static Pressure Vessel designed in accordance with ASME SEC VIII DIV I for non-lethal Service. The Reader must be wondering from where this requirement of Weld Map and Weld Plan arises which is very common thinking when one (Welding Engineer) is….

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