Pressure Equipment Directive FAQs

6 months ago we published our free “Process Engineers Guide to the Pressure Equipment Directive“.  Since then the guide has been downloaded by readers from all around the world.  Many people have emailed us with further questions related to the PED or have requested help with classifying fluids and categorising equipment, so, based on this feedback we have compiled… Continue reading Pressure Equipment Directive FAQs

Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients

To carry out quick heat exchanger calculations, an estimate of the overall heat transfer coefficient usually needs to be made.  Some typical values for the overall heat transfer coefficient for a variety of different types of heat exchanger are listed below. The values can be used in the Blackmonk Heat Exchanger Calculator. The reference values have… Continue reading Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients

Free Pressure Equipment Directive Guide

Sign up for the free Pressure Equipment Directive guide Over the last couple of years I’ve worked on a number of projects that have involved the European Union Pressure Equipment Directive (or PED as it’s sometime known).  The Directive is legislation which aims to ensure that pressure equipment used within the EU is safe.  For the… Continue reading Free Pressure Equipment Directive Guide