Category Archives: Fire Protection

Choose a Pressure Gauge

Pressure gauges are the most common equipment to monitor the pressure in system and processes. While there are more than 11 units for measuring the pressure the most common ones in the mechanical, hydraulics and process industry are kPa, psi, bar.Considering Australia, the most common units are kPa and then psi. While in Europe Bar […]

Instrumentation Isolation with Two Valve Manifold

Instrument Isolation with Two Valve manifold explained: In Operation:1- Vent valve normally closed(B)2- Isolation Valve(A) OpenStatus: Instrument is pressurised The steps in the photos show the typical steps taken to replace the pressurised equipment.1- Close the Instrument Isolation valve(A)2- Slowly open Plug behind the valve3- Open Vent valve(B) Letting the line to de-pressurise4- Remove the […]

What are compression fittings?

Compression fittings and valves Double ferrule Two-ferrule compression fitting is very quick coupling method used to connect two pipes, instrumentation or valves. It consists of a compression nut, back ferrule, front ferrule and fitting body. The pipe slid through the nut and ferrules and the nut is tightened down, from the finger tight position the […]

Pipe Supporting Methods

Pipe Supporting Methodss: As industry standards, pipes are typically supported using the following hangers: Yoke clamp Pear bands: Pear shaped clamps with holes for a threaded rod connection Nut clips: Clamps with a female connection for threaded rod connections Slotted channels and 2-piece clips Slotted channel and U bolts Saddles *U-bolts size: are listed vs […]

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