High Pressure ASME U Stamp Expansion Joint for Fertilizers Plant in North Africa
Commercial fertilizer production challenges engineers when it comes to high pressures, temperatures, and corrosion resistance. The specific environment requires special (custom) designs and high-quality corrosion resistant materials. MACOGA is the specialist in this field and has developed a wide range of Expansion Joints that are being successfully used in the fertilizer production process.
The client is the largest private granular urea producer in North Africa and is capable of producing 1.50 million metric tons per year.
On this occasion we have designed and manufactured a very special Expansion Joint that combines critical design and operation factors (pressure, temperature, fluid, etc.) with special construction elements that make this unit an extraordinary piece.
Main design and operating parameters and constructive features:
- Type: Single Unrestrained Reinforced MRR Series
- Size: DN 1150 (46”)
- Medium: Hydrogen + Hydrocarbons
- Design Pressure: 41,30 BARg (599,01 PSIg)
- Test Pressure: 63,00 BARg (913,64 PSIg)
- Design temperature: 482,00 °C (899,60 °F)
- One ply Bellows in SB443 N06625 (Inconel 625) Annealed
- Pipes: SA 387 Gr22 Cl.2
- Internal sleeve: SA387 Gr.11 Cl.2
MACOGA has been supplying Expansion Joints for fertilizer plants for more than 40 years and is now one of the world’s leading suppliers in this sector.
We offer a full range of customized Expansion Joints for any process related to fertilizers production and all of our Expansion Joints combine the latest technologies with decades of industry experience.