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Design and Build of Replacement Feed Super heater

Portobello-RMF developed the mechanical design, manufacture and assembly of a thick wall pressure envelope (65mm thick) weighing 66.5 tonnes.

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  • Scope of supply: Design and Build of Replacement Feed Super heater
  • Design Code: PD5500 & TEMA
  • Size: 1625mm diameter x 8000mm length
  • Materials: Low Temperature Grade Carbon Steel
  • Project: Grangemouth
  • Key Challenges: Mechanical design of thick wall pressure envelope (965mm thick), manufacture and assembly of item weighing 66.5 tonnes fully assembled, expansion of thick wall tubes to provide leak tight arrangement, handling during manufacture of individual components weighing up to 30 tonnes.
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