COMPRESS Features and Benefits

COMPRESS Features and Benefits 2017-09-15T16:45:35+00:00
ASME VIII Engineering and Design Perpetual License Subscription
 ASME VIII-1 calculations for internal and external  pressure
ASME UHX and TEMA heat exchanger mechanical design Heat Exchanger Option
TEMA 7th, 8th & 9th Ed., built-in F&F expansion joint FEA Heat Exchanger Option
ASME VIII-2 (Division 2) pressure vessel calculations ASME VIII-2 Option
Simple component and complete vessel design in one program
Multiple ASME VIII Code Editions in one program
Multiple ASME II-D Editions, including consideration of table notes
User defined materials (for old or non-ASME materials)
US Customary, SI and MKS units
ASME Code Case 2695 (Division 2 rules using Division 1 allowable stresses)
Selection of Building Codes for UG-22 loads determination
Tall tower and horizontal vessel design
Built-in pressure vessel finite element analysis (FEA)
Rotational lift and rigging analysis, lift lugs, ears, trunnions and skirt struts
Customizable PDF reports with page numbers and table of contents produced with one mouse click
Flange Wizard to design minimum weight Appendix 2 flanges. Full face gasketed flange design is included.
Radial, custom forged, elliptical, hillside, tangential, stud pad and tilted nozzles
 WRC-107 / WRC-537 and WRC-297 with multiple nozzle load cases for piping
Support skirts, saddles (Zick), braced and un-braced legs, lugs, base rings, compression rings, anchor chairs and bolts
User-definable pipe, structural steel and bolt look-up tables
Appendix 9 jacketed vessels with nozzle penetrations and closure bars
Multi-chamber and multi-diameter vessel design
UG-99 with hydrotest stress calculations (new and corroded)
UG-116 RT marking and radiography summary
Long Seam Wizard for fast longitudinal shell seam placement
Bill of materials (BOM) report
ASME B16.5 /B16.47 flanges and blinds, ratings include piping loads (Interpretation BPV VIII-1-16-85)
ASME B16.9 elbows and support skirt openings
ASME B16.9 pipe cap heads with attached nozzles
Static head on components calculated from liquid level not input manually
UCS-66 and UHA-51 MDMT ratings and impact test requirements
Impact test requirements of UHT-5(c) and PWHT requirements of UHT-56
Elliptical manways
Appendix 14 flat heads with a large, single, circular, centrally located opening
U-2(g) cone to shell discontinuity stress calculations for half-apex angles over 30 degrees
Internal and external corrosion allowance on shell, heads, nozzles and skirts
Specification Sheet Data panes to speed design parameter entry
Copy, paste and position nozzles with mouse
Shipping (transportation) saddle design
Automatically apply API 660 nozzle loads
User-defined global material schemes
Hillside nozzle opening chord lengths calculated from specified location not input manually
FEA based nozzle fatigue analysis
ASME Appendix 13 for API 661 air cooled heat exchangers coming soon! coming soon!
Integration  Perpetual License  Subscription
Codeware XML data export supports 3rd party developers
Submit National Board forms electronically
3D CAD Integration with Inventor® and SOLIDWORKS® Requires Support and Update Service
Drafter 3D automatic 2D drawings creation from COMPRESS solid models Requires Support and Update Service
Export designs to Shopfloor® ASME Section IX welding software Requires Support and Update Service
Create cost estimates in Excel® with the COSTER® add-in Requires Support and Update Service
Export neutral solid model file formats IGES, ACIS and STEP Requires Support and Update Service
HTRI Xchanger Suite Xist® native file bi-directional interface Requires Heat Exchanger Option
Export smart 3D solid models to Plant Layout Programs Requires Support and Update Service
Perpetual License Subscription *
Technical  (IT)  Standard  Enterprise  On-Site
24 hour license availability
Easy file sharing
Operating systems (OS) supported 64-bit versions (including International):

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016

64-bit versions (including International):

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016

64-bit versions (including International):

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012

Networking enabled
Application server support
Remote access enabled
Multi-user license access
Remote (silent) installation availability
Global license (affiliates and subsidiaries)

*Subscriptions are available in 1 month and 12 month terms.

Support and Update Service  Perpetual License  Subscription
Online training 1 Session 1 Session
Technical support (online, email and phone) 1st year included
Support Center access 1st year included
Software updates 1st year included
Calculation verification and QA manuals

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