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#1 Hyper

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 05:07 AM

Dear All

i need to design an spherical tank for Propylene whih abovementioned data;

capacity=7400 m3
Design pressure=6-20 bar
Design Temprature = -40 c

especially i need to know more about its insulation design & installation methode.

any excellsheet,drawing,picture,text,.... will help me.

Is anybody help me here????????????

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#2 breizh

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 06:22 AM

http://www.cheresour...e-storage-tank/
http://www.cheresour...e-oil-refinery/

Consider these 2 posts to support your query ! many more asking Dr google.
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#3 kkala

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 11:09 AM

In addition to references already mentioned, following notes could be useful.
1. You need a sphere of diameter 24.2 m, which was locally considered uneconomical in 1990, so two spheres of half capacity (each) were decided. Look at http://www.cheresou...__1#entry39160 . Technical possibilities on this point may have been improved since 1990, but more investigation is deemed necessary. Design pressure (based on commercial propylene) was taken as 16 kgf/cm2 g, probably based on 42 oC max temperature (today 50 oC is often considered as max temperature in hot regions).
2. Fire fighting data can be found in http://www.cheresou...shore-facility . The design of spheres in 1990 considered no insulation. I think it is not necessary.

Edited by kkala, 25 April 2012 - 11:14 AM.


#4 ankur2061

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:13 PM

Hyper,

Refer the attachment for information on Spherical Tanks.

Regards,
Ankur.

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