February 2007

Vessels

Optimum specification and quality requirements for pressure vessels

Most pressure vessels are custom designed because of the specific requirements of the process. Depending on the service conditions, some of these vessels will fall under the category of lethal service..

Pullarcot, S. K., International Inspections Centre W.L.L.

Most pressure vessels are custom designed because of the specific requirements of the process. Depending on the service conditions, some of these vessels will fall under the category of lethal service, which will make the manufacturing process more stringent. The specialized design/quality requirements for such pressure vessels make their manufacture specialized work requiring experience and expertise. From my past two decades of experience in the manufacture of pressure vessels for various projects, I believe that the specifications are excessive in most cases. In addition, due to the lack of knowledge of the manufacturer, more stringent norms are also adopted during manufacture than requ

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