Fabricated stainless steel Catalytic Converter w/ Pipe Bundle.
A customer approached us about doing this job out of stainless steel with the stainless pipe bundle being made out of a special seamless tubing. The timeline was critical as the customer had a two day plant outage scheduled and they needed this unit installed during that time. We were given 4-5 weeks to complete the project but the special tubing had a 3 week lead time meaning we had just over a week to complete the job once the material arrived. We threw tons of guys on it and worked some crazy hours to make the date happen
Start DateMay 20, 2016
Completion DateAugust 21, 2016
Materials304 Stainless Steel including sheet, seamless tubing, pipe & pipe fittings, angle iron & bar.
There was a lot of rolling & forming of cylinders & cones. We used stainless steel flux cored welding wire to weld the entire unit.
The entire unit was to be wrapped in insulation and the insulation was wrapped in an external sheet metal shell.
The timeline & long lead time seamless tube.
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Fabricated stainless steel Catalytic Converter w/ Pipe Bundle. A customer approached us about doing this job out of stainless steel with the stainless pipe bundle being made out of a special seamless tubing. The timeline was critical as the customer had a two day plant outage scheduled and they needed this unit installed during that […]
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