Quick Design and FEA

Do you want to streamline your workflow? With COMPRESS you will save Engineering hours by eliminating tasks such as compiling final reports, determining MDMT chart assignments or calculating hillside nozzle intersections. Features like our Quick Design Mode, Built-in FEA, detailed reporting, Solid Model support for SOLIDWORKS and Inventor [...]

Quick Design and FEA2019-05-07T09:22:31-04:00

Designing & Costing a Vertical Heat Exchanger in COMPRESS

Is designing and estimating a heat exchanger consuming a lot of your time? COMPRESS makes it easy to design and cost a heat exchanger with: Bidirectional interface that imports and exports your HTRI files COSTER for consistent and accurate quotations Covers API 660 nozzle loadings along with WRC [...]

Designing & Costing a Vertical Heat Exchanger in COMPRESS2019-04-09T11:27:36-04:00

COMPRESS, Shopfloor and INSPECT 2019

December 13, 2018 - We are pleased to announce that updates to our software suite are now available. Exciting new capabilities for 2019 include: COMPRESS - Pressure Vessel Design Air-cooled heat exchangers per Appendix 13 & API 661 ASME PCC-1 flange assembly bolt stress A productivity enhancing [...]

COMPRESS, Shopfloor and INSPECT 20192018-12-21T10:32:13-04:00


The impact test exemption rules of UCS-66 are some of the most important and yet most misunderstood provisions of the ASME Code. Because of its importance in determining safe vessel operation, MDMT is one of just a few critical parameters stamped onto vessel nameplates.  To address these complex rules COMPRESS automatically: [...]

COMPRESS & UCS-662018-09-28T14:26:11-04:00

ASME VIII-2 (Division 2) Class 1 Vessels

New in ASME VIII-2: Class 1 Vessels The recently introduced ASME VIII-2 Class 1 designation provides a way to specify and build vessels that are more economical than those produced using traditional Division 1 rules. Advantages of Class 1 over Division 1 include: Modern, more accurate design equations [...]

ASME VIII-2 (Division 2) Class 1 Vessels2018-10-24T15:44:24-04:00

ASME Code Case 2901 – External Loads on Flanges

External Flange Loads and ASME Code Case 2901 Do you need a way to combine pressure and external loads when designing pressure vessel flanges?  ASME Code Case 2901 provides a new method to help solve this problem.  Applying this recent Code Case helps you to: Meet updated client specifications that call for [...]

ASME Code Case 2901 – External Loads on Flanges2018-12-22T09:37:56-04:00