Create Pressure Vessel and Heat Exchanger Cost Estimates

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Create Pressure Vessel and Heat Exchanger Cost Estimates 2017-07-17T13:55:07+00:00

What is COSTER?

The COSTER Excel add-in imports files from COMPRESS or INSPECT and creates user customizable pressure vessel cost estimates in spreadsheet format. COSTER helps fabricators quickly create consistent, accurate quotations. COSTER benefits pressure vessel Owner/Operators by providing Process Engineers with budget prices for new equipment and Maintenance Departments with replacement equipment costs. When used with the COMPRESS Division 2 option, COSTER can help quickly determine if Division 2 is more cost efficient for your application than Division 1 as well.

COSTER organizes equipment into purchased and fabricated components and groups identical pieces into convenient spreadsheet lists. It estimates labor using a cost factor system that can be adjusted to suit a variety of shop fabrication practices. COSTER is included with each current license of COMPRESS or INSPECT at no additional charge.

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COSTER creates Excel spreadsheet cost estimates from COMPRESS or INSPECT designs

COSTER:

  • Generates costed bills of materials by creating interactive Excel spreadsheets

  • Creates and costs nozzle cut lists broken down by pipe size and length

  • Has an option for cylinders purchased rolled or fully fabricated in house

  • Creates tube bend schedules and costs heat exchanger tube bundles

  • Calculates longitudinal and circumferential seam weld lengths

  • Accounts for purchased flanges, gaskets, studs or bolts, washers and nuts

  • Considers impact tested material, PWHT, x-ray and hydrogen service steel costs

  • Displays components as individual items or grouped into assemblies

  • Provides pressure vessel cost estimating functionality that is not available from competing software

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