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Pressure Vessel Lifting and Rigging Analysis

Lifting and Rigging Analysis What use is a highly engineered piece of pressure equipment if you can't safely get it off the rail car and stand it up? COMPRESS and INSPECT include an integrated solution to this complex task. When performing lifting and rigging analysis COMPRESS and INSPECT: Use an accurate weight [...]

2018-01-18T11:35:47+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT, Power Users|Tags: , , , |

Did You Miss the COMPRESS 2017 Webinar?

If you missed the What's New In COMPRESS 2017 Webinar, would like to see it again or share it with colleagues, the Webinar Recording and Session Q&A are now available. The webinar topics included how to: Use the new data panes to quickly enter and modify design details. Design Jacketed Vessels with [...]

2017-02-08T15:07:23+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: |

What’s New in COMPRESS 2017 Webinar

In this webinar, Codeware's Engineering Manager Matt Heilandt, P.Eng. covers topics on: Project Panels Revamped Nozzle Dialog Advanced FEA Options (Detailed FEA) NBC 2015 Wind and Seismic Calculations Appendix 9 - Jacketed Vessels Heat Exchanger Wizard Webinar Reference Material Webinar Q&A [...]

2017-02-08T15:07:40+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS, COMPRESS Videos|Tags: , |

COMPRESS 2017 Webinar Registration

Webinar begins on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 3 PM EST Join Codeware's Engineering Manager Matt Heilandt, P.Eng on Wednesday, January 18 at 3 pm EST to see what's new in COMPRESS 2017. Register Now (free) In the webinar we'll cover how to: Use the new data panes to quickly enter and modify design details. [...]

2017-01-16T14:13:24+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS|

Design for Piping Loads With COMPRESS

Vessel and exchanger specifications such as API-660 routinely require that minimum assumed piping loads on nozzles be considered. COMPRESS covers this by including both WRC-107/537 and FEA analysis at no additional charge. With COMPRESS you can quickly transfer your WRC-107/537 nozzle loads to our built-in FEA engine within one dialog. COMPRESS produces professional PDF [...]

2017-03-16T15:47:13+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , |

Simplify Vessel Cost Estimating with COSTER

Vessel Cost Estimating Simplified Do you need to easily pull a bill of materials (BOM) from your vessel or exchanger designs for cost estimating? COMPRESS® can now export a BOM for vessels and exchangers to Excel®. This was specifically designed to help fabricators like you easily generate accurate cost estimates. Design your [...]

2017-03-30T16:16:02+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , , |

All Material is Created the Same…Right?

Carbon Steel Materials and Unexpected Brittle Fracture It’s been a while since I posted anything so I thought I would touch on an issue that recently came to my attention. Today’s blog entry deals with certain carbon steel materials and unexpected brittle fracture. We all know all materials are not created exactly the same. There [...]

2017-03-30T15:53:00+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT|

Solid Modeling is More Than a Pretty Picture

Clients often ask us “why should my company adopt solid modeling?” and “what are the advantages over my current method?”. In this article I hope to shed some light on these questions and also provide my overall impression of where I think the industry is going and why. In my experience, solid models help in the following areas: [...]

2017-03-16T13:54:36+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , , |

Building Codes and ASME VIII-1 (UG-22)

Compliance With ASME VIII-1, Paragraph UG-22 Internal and external design pressures are not the only criteria used when designing pressure vessels. ASME VIII-1, paragraph UG-22, requires that all external loads acting on the pressure vessel be taken into account as well. These include forces and moments that arise from attached piping and equipment, the [...]

2018-04-11T12:13:00+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Categories: COMPRESS|Tags: , , |