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Foreword to Safety Safe use of Nitrogen What is LEL / UEL & PID? Job Safety Analysis What is ATEX? Safe working on scaffolds TOTAL 12 Golden Safety Rules BP Golden Safety Rules Chevron Safety Field Guide

Documents

PIPING COORDINATION SYSTEMS

Dimensioning from Reference Points Plot Plan Piping Arrangement Piping & Instrument Diagrams Piping Iso's

PIPING FLEXIBILITY

Thermal Expansion of Pipes

ENGINEERING STANDARDS

Foreword - Engineering Standards Piping Material Specs (15 pages) Foreword - Piping Specifications Piping Specification

HEAT TRACING

Effective Steam Tracing

THERMAL INSULATION

Insulation Types & Materials Insulation Space Requirements Insulation of Piping

DRAWING SYMBOLS

Symbols for PID's Symbols for Isometric drawings Symbols Heat Exchangers (PID) Symbols for Piping Arrangements

FABRICATION OF PIPE SYSTEMS

Pre-Fabrication of Pipe Spools Field fabrication of Pipe systems Tolerances for Pipe Fabrication Nozzle length & Spacing Unequal Wall Thickness Pipe Line Spacing Chart

Materials

Corrosion general Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC) Corrosion Allowance Comparing Steel Standards List of Chemical Elements Carbon Alloy Steels Austenitic Stainless Steels Painting of Industrial Piping Systems Galvanizing of steel materials Fireproofing in Petro-chemie Differences between Castings & Forgings Differences between Cast Iron & Cast Steel Difference Stainless Steel 316/304 & 316L/304L

Societies

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

Who is ASME? ASME B31.3 - Process Piping ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code ASME Standards defined on this site

ANSI-ASME

ANSI-ASME are the same? (10 Pages)

AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS

Who is ASTM? ASTM Pipes, Tubes & Fittings Standards ASTM Castings & Forgings Standards ASTM Plate, Sheet, Strip & Wire (Std) ASTM Standards defined on this site Paint and Coating Standards

COLLABORATION BETWEEN ASME AND ASTM

ASTM A... OR ASME SA...

MANUFACTURERS STANDARDIZATION SOCIETY

Who is MSS?

AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE (API)

Who is API? Valve standards of API

PED PRESSURE EQUIPMENT DIRECTIVE

PED What is it?

Pipes

DEFINITION AND DETAILS OF PIPES

Definition of Pipe Pipe NPS & Schedule Pipe Types, Lengths & Ends Pipe Manufacturing Processes Marking Standards for Pipes Pipe Materials ASTM Pipe vs Tube

Cladded Pipes

CRA Cladded Pipes

PRESS/TEMP RATINGS

Seamless Pipes

DIMENSIONS OF PIPES ASME B36.10/19

NPS 1/2 - NPS 2 NPS 2½ - NPS 5 NPS 6 - NPS 14 NPS 16 - NPS 24 NPS 26 - NPS 48

WEIGHTS OF PIPES ASME B36.10/19

NPS 1/2 - NPS 2 NPS 2½ - NPS 5 NPS 6 - NPS 12 NPS 14 - NPS 18 NPS 20 - NPS 24

Birmingham Wire Gauge

BWG Conversion

Dimensions & Weights (full) ASME B36.10 Pipes (11 pages)

NPS 1/8 - NPS 80

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS (FULL) ASME B36.19 PIPES

NPS 1/8 - NPS 30

DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS OF PIPES ASTM A53/A53M

NPS 1/8 - NPS 1½ NPS 2 - NPS 3½ NPS 4 - NPS 6 NPS 8 - NPS 12 NPS 14 - NPS 18 NPS 20 - NPS 26

Flanges

DEFINITION AND DETAILS OF FLANGES

Flanges General Pressure Class Flanges types Bolt Hole Orientation Flanges Faces Flange Face Finish Gaskets & Bolts Torque Tightening Bolt Tensioning Bolting Torque Tables Marking Standards Flanges Materials ASTM Orifice Flanges Spectacle Blind-Spades-Spacers LWN-Weldo-Exp-Red Flanges Swivel Ring Flanges

DIMENSIONS & TOLERANCES ASME B16.5

Welding Neck Flanges Slip On flanges Socket Weld Flanges Lap Joint Flanges - Stub Ends (MSS SP-43) - Stub Ends (ASME B16.9) Threaded Flanges Blind Flanges Spectacle Blinds Spades & Ring Spacers Dimensions & Weights of Spades & Ring Spacers Bleed - Drip Ring

DIMENSIONS WELD NECK & BLIND FLANGES ASME B16.47

NPS 26 - NPS 60 Series A NPS 26 - NPS 60 Series B

DIMENSIONS ORIFICE FLANGES RF

WN Class 300 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 600 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 900 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 1500 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 2500 NPS 1 - NPS 12

DIMENSIONS ORIFICE FLANGES RTJ

WN Class 600 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 900 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 1500 NPS 1 - NPS 24 WN Class 2500 NPS 1 - NPS 12

DIMENSIONS RING JOINT FACINGS ASME B16.5 NPS 1/2-24

Pressure Class 150 Pressure Class 300 Pressure Class 400 Pressure Class 600 Pressure Class 900 Pressure Class 1500 Pressure Class 2500

DIMENSIONS & TOLERANCES [INCHES] ASME B16.5

Weld Neck Flanges

FLANGE DIMENSIONS API SPECIFICATION 6A

6B Flanges 2000 PSI 6B Flanges 3000 PSI 6B Flanges 5000 PSI 6BX Flanges...20000 PSI

Fittings

BUTTWELD FITTINGS

Buttweld Fittings General Elbows 45°-180° Tees Straight-Reducing Reducer-Cap-Stubs-Swages Induction Bending Marking Standards BW Fittings Materials ASTM

MANUFACTURING BW FITTINGS

Extrusion method Tees Mandrel method Elbows Deep Drawing method Caps

DIMENSIONS BUTTWELD FITTINGS

Elbows 45°/90° LR Elbows 90° SR Elbows 180° LR/SR Elbows Reducing 90° LR End Caps Reducers Concentric-Eccentric Tees Straight Tees Reducing Stub Ends (MSS SP-43) Stub Ends (ASME B16.9)

WEIGHTS BUTTWELD FITTINGS

Elbows LR, SR, 3D, RED Reducers Concentric/Eccentric Tees Straight/Reducing

THREADED FITTINGS

Definition & Details

DIMENSIONS THREADED FITTINGS

Elbows 90° / 45° Tees & Crosses Street Elbows Full & Half-Couplings Caps Hex Head Bushings Plugs

SOCKET WELD FITTINGS

Definition & Details

DIMENSIONS SOCKET WELD FITTINGS

Elbows 90° / 45° Tees & Crosses Couplings & Half-Couplings Reducing Couplings Caps

BRANCH CONNECTIONS

O'let Branch Connections

DIMENSIONS WELDOLETS

NPS 1/2 - 24 STD Size on Size NPS 1/2 - 24 XS Size on Size NPS 3/4 - 20 STD Reducing NPS 3/4 - 20 XS Reducing

DIMENSIONS SOCKOLETS

Class 3000 & 6000 Reducing Class 3000 Size on Size

DIMENSIONS THREDOLETS

Class 3000 & 6000 Reducing Class 3000 Size on Size

WELDING O-LET FITTINGS

Welding O-Let Fittings

Valves

INTRODUCTION TO VALVES

Valves General API 600 Trim No

TYPES OF VALVES

Gate Valve Globe Valve Ball Valve Plug Valve Butterfly Valve Check Valve Bellows sealed Valve Pressure seal Valve Breather Valve ORBIT Valve ARV or ARC Valve Needle Valve

BLOCK AND BLEED

Introduction to Block & Bleed True Meaning of DBandB

PROCESS SAFETY

Pressure Relief Valve Rupture Disks Control Valve

VALVE MATERIALS

ASTM Casting Materials

VALVE LEAKAGE

Testing Standards API, ANSI, MSS, ISO

VALVE INTERLOCK

Valve Interlock System

FACE TO FACE DIMENSIONS FLANGED VALVES

Pressure Class 150 - 2500

FACE TO FACE DIMENSIONS WAFER CHECK VALVES

Single-Plate Dual-Plate Dual-Plate Lug Dual-Plate Double-flanged

GLOSSARY OF VALVE TERMS

Valve Terms Glossary

CAR SEAL - CSO/CSC

What is a Valve Car Seal?

CONSTRUCTION AND PRINCIPLE

Valve Actuators Solenoid Valves

Weights of Valves

Gate, Globe, Check

HORSES

Valve Whisperer

Bolts

BOLTS AND NUTS

Stud Bolts General Calculating Stud Bolt Lengths Thread Pitch Chart

DIMENSIONS OF STUD BOLTS

ASME B16.5 Class 150 ASME B16.5 Class 300 ASME B16.5 Class 400 ASME B16.5 Class 600 ASME B16.5 Class 900 ASME B16.5 Class 1500 ASME B16.5 Class 2500

DIMENSIONS HEAVY HEX NUTS (ASME)

Dimensions ASME B18.2.2

DIMENSIONS HEX NUTS (DIN & ISO)

Dimensions Hex Nuts

FLANGE BOLT-UP

Bolting Torque Tables

Gaskets

GASKETS GENERAL

Flange Gaskets general

DIMENSIONS SPIRAL WOUND GASKETS B16.5

Spiral Wound Gaskets class 150 Spiral Wound Gaskets Class 300 Spiral Wound Gaskets Class 400 Spiral Wound Gaskets Class 600 Spiral Wound Gaskets Class 900 Spiral Wound Gaskets Class 1500 Spiral Wound Gaskets Class 2500

DIMENSIONS NON-METALLIC GASKET

Non-Metallic Flat Gaskets

DIMENSIONS GROOVED GASKET (CAMPROFILE)

Grooved Gaskets (Camprofile)

DIMENSIONS METAL-JACKETED GASKET

Metal-Jacketed Gaskets

DIMENSIONS RTJ TYPE R GASKETS

Class 150-2500 - NPS 1/2-36

DIMENSIONS SPIRAL WOUND GASKETS

Flanges DIN EN 1092-1

DIMENSIONS NON-METALLIC GASKETS B16.47 SERIES A/B

Non-Metallic Gaskets Series A Non-Metallic Gaskets Series B

DIMENSIONS SPIRAL WOUND GASKETS B16.47 SERIES A/B

Type R ASME B16.5/B16.47 SPW Gaskets Series A Class 150 SPW Gaskets Series A Class 300 SPW Gaskets Series A Class 400 SPW Gaskets Series A Class 600 SPW Gaskets Series A Class 900 SPW Gaskets Series B Class 150 SPW Gaskets Series B Class 300 SPW Gaskets Series B Class 400 SPW Gaskets Series B Class 600 SPW Gaskets Series B Class 900

Equipment

HEAT TRANSFER BY HEAT EXCHANGERS

Heat Transfer general Shell & Tube Tubes & Tubesheet Shell Assembly TEMA Designations Tubeside Repair by Plugging Collar Bolts

PLATE HEAT EXCHANGERS

Summary Plate Heat Exchanger

AIR COOLED HEST EXCHANGERS

Introduction to AC-HEs

PUMPS

Pumps general Centrifugal Pumps Positive Displacement Pumps

SCRUBBERS

Major Types of Industrial Scrubbers

STORAGE TANKS

What are Storage Tanks? Storage Tank Implosion Safety of storage tanks Flame Arresters Breather Valve

PRESSURE VESSELS

Spherical & Cylindrical Vessels

BONDING PROCESS

Explosive cladding/welding

DISTILLATION COLUMN

What are Distillation Columns? Distillation Column Internals

Flaring in Industry

Gas flare / Flare Stack

LIFTING AND RIGGING

Types of Cranes

Specials

SPECIAL FITTINGS

Lokring® Fittings G-Range Pipe Connectors Victaulic® pipe joining systems Cam Lock & Chicago couplings

SPECIAL COMPONENTS

Strainer - Y-Type & Basket Expansion Joints Hinged Metal Expansion Joints Level Gauges Thermowell

ORIFICE PLATES

Definition of Orifice Plates Dimensions Orifice Square Dimensions Orifice Restriction

FLOW MEASUREMENT

Venturi Flow Meters Flow Nozzles Flow Orifice Plates

SPECIAL TECHNICS

Reinforced Branch Connection Hot Tapping & Line Stopping Images Hot taps & Line stops Cutter Sizes for Hot Tapping What is Pipeline Pigging?

Steel

STEEL, FROM THE BEGINNING

What is Steel? Steel making

STEEL STRUCTURES PROCESS PLANT

Pipe Racks

PIPE SUPPORTS PROCESS PLANT

Pipe Supports general Parts of Pipe Supports Pipe Support Spacing Spring Hangers/Supports

DIMENSIONS STEEL BEAMS NEN-EN 10025-1/2

HEA Beams HEB Beams HEM Beams IPE & INP Beams UNP & UPE Beams Angle Steel equal Angle Steel unequal Tee Steel equal/unequal Round & Square Steel Flat Steel

DIN

DEUTSCHES INSTITUT FüR NORMUNG (DIN)

About Deutsches Institut für Normung ISO - EN - DIN?

DIMENSIONS

Welding Neck Flange Type 11 PN10-PN400

Steam

STEAM AND CONDENSATE

Steam - The Energy Fluid A basic overview of a steam system What is Steam? What is Condensate?

STEAM TRAPS

What are Steam Traps? Thermostatic steam traps Mechanical steam traps Thermodynamic steam traps Orifice-Venturi Steam Traps

STEAM DISTRIBUTION

Steam distribution system Pipes & pipe sizing Pipe expansion & supports

CALCULATOR

Properties for Saturated Steam

Civil

What is Civil Engineering? India's greatest Civil Engineer Palm Island, Dubai UAE The Oosterscheldekering The Maeslantkering The Millau Viaduct The Euro Tunnel Kansai International Airport Three Gorges Dam Sayano Shushenskaya Dam The Great Wall of China

Others

WELDING GENERAL

Welding Procedures Basic Welding Joints TIG Welding MIG Welding Electrode Welding Orbital Welding Explosive cladding/welding Welding O-Let Fittings

NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

Dye Penetrant Inspection Magnetic Particle Inspection Radiographic Testing (RT) Ultrasonic Testing Positive Material Identification Eddy Current testing Pressure testing Risks of Pneumatic test Pressure testing equipment Pressure testing in practice Safe distance Pressure testing Flange Weld Tester In-Line Weld Test Tools

NORD STREAM

North Transgas & North European Gas Pipeline (10 pages)

FOSSILS INTO FUELS

Introduction to fossil fuels (10 pages)

Piping Tools

Videos: Often used tools Articles: Often used tools

Miscellaneous

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