API 579-1 Additions to INSPECT 7710

INSPECT 7710 New Features Include: Part 12 Dents & Gouges API 579-1 Part 12 calculations for dents, gouges and dent-gouge combinations are now available. API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 2016 INSPECT now includes the 2016 revisions and updates to API 579-1. Fitness-for-service (FFS) remaining life calculations have also been added. Flaws on ASME B16.9 [...]

2017-09-14T12:22:26+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: INSPECT, INSPECT Videos|Tags: |

Flange Interpretation and Flange Pressure Ratings

ASME Code Interpretation VIII-1-16-85: Consider External Loadings on Flange Pressure Ratings OK, here is the new Interpretation that addresses loadings on your standard flanges….if this is the first time hearing about this don’t worry I’m going to break this down. In 2017 the ASME released Code Interpretation BPV VIII-1-16-85.  Essentially this interpretation [...]

2017-09-21T14:52:47+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT|Tags: |

Pressure Vessel Calculations and Codes

Pressure Vessel Calculations, Codes and Standards Many of the pressure vessel calculations needed to properly design a vessel or exchanger are not, by design, contained in the ASME VIII BPVC itself. To produce a complete set of pressure vessel calculations and follow Recognized And Generally Accepted Engineering Practices a number standards, in addition [...]

2017-09-20T11:30:47+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT|Tags: , , , |

What’s New in the Codeware Interface for 2017 Webinar

What's New in Codeware Interface 2017 We invite you to join Codeware's Engineering Manager Matt Heilandt, P.Eng on Thursday, March 9 at 3 pm EST to see how you can leverage the power of SOLIDWORKS® and Inventor® using COMPRESS® or INSPECT® equipment models. REGISTER NOW (free) In this webinar we'll show you how to: Use [...]

2017-03-16T16:00:47+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT|

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 analysis COMPRESS and INSPECT: Use an accurate weight Find the [...]

2017-09-18T23:14:25+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Categories: COMPRESS, INSPECT, Power Users|Tags: , , , |

Did You Miss the INSPECT 2017 Webinar?

If you missed the What's New In INSPECT 2017 Webinar, would like to see it again or share it with colleagues, the Webinar Recording and Session Q&A are now available. Webinar topics included: API 570/579 for process piping and API 570 for transportation piping. API 653 mechanical integrity for tanks. API 579 Part 9 crack-like [...]

2017-02-08T14:31:01+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: INSPECT|Tags: , |

What’s New in INSPECT 2017 Webinar

In this webinar, Codeware's Engineering Manager Matt Heilandt, P.Eng. covers topics on: GUI changes Extended B31.3 Document - Process Piping Addition of New Documents (B31.4 Piping, API 653 Storage Tanks, Process System) PCF file import New API 579 Edition Webinar Reference Material Webinar Q&A [...]

2017-01-23T10:19:42+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Categories: INSPECT, INSPECT Videos|Tags: , , |

What’s New in INSPECT 2017 Webinar Announcement

We invite you to join Codeware's Engineering Manager Matt Heilandt, P.Eng on Wednesday, January 11 at 3 pm EST to see how INSPECT 2017 can help you. Register Now (free) In the webinar we'll show you how easy it is to: Analyze process piping (API 570 for ASME B31.3), transportation piping (API 570 for ASME [...]

2017-05-12T16:01:06+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: INSPECT|

INSPECT 2017 Release

3D Plant Management for Inspection and Reliability Engineers With INSPECT 2017 you can: Analyze process piping (API 570 for ASME B31.3), transportation piping (API 570 for ASME B31.4) and storage tanks (API 653). View your equipment as a 3D plant model for simplified navigation. Perform API 579 Part 9 crack-like flaws assessments.   [...]

2017-01-03T10:46:04+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Categories: INSPECT|

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|