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Engineering

Our engineering team is proficient in strict-tolerance, thermodynamic, and mechanical design of heat transfer equipment and pressure vessels. 

Our customers know they can count on us when it comes to expertly designing their critical-path heat transfer equipment. We work hard to ensure that every project meets our customer’s exact needs.

Thermal Analysis & Detailed Design

CUST-O-FAB engineers are experts in analyzing thermal performance and performing HTRI vibration analysis of existing shell and tube heat exchangers. Mechanical design is performed in accordance with ASME Section VIII Div. 1, using proven industry software. Structural and support calculations are performed to meet plant-specific requirements such as wind loads, seismic factors, local loads on nozzles and attachments, etc.

Our engineering team offers detail design of ladders and platforms in accordance with client specifications and have external resources available to certify such designs when required by local regulations. Our services also include sizing new equipment to meet performance requirements in new applications.

An Experienced Team You Can Count On

We have the experience needed to troubleshoot performance and vibration issues and offer solutions to improve reliability. Our seasoned team is proficient in the application of ASME Code and NBIC rules for replacement parts and repair work, and skilled in the application of API standards and client specifications to meet the particular needs of each project.

Our engineers use leading-edge programs:

  • RCS
  • Compress
  • HTRI
  • AutoCAD
  • SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD

 

Collaboration That Increases Efficiency

Our project managers provide a single contact point for resolution of any project issues. They lead the effort in coordinating quality control, engineering, procurement, and manufacturing functions. It's that streamlined collaboration and communication which enables us to produce high-quality equipment and keep projects on-schedule.

Industry Compliance

All design work and drawings are completed in accordance with ASME Code and customer specifications on a per-project basis. CUST-O-FAB is a member of TEMA, and our internal standards are built around this industry standard. (Mechanical and thermal guarantee is provided in accordance with project requirements.)

We Work With Our Customers to Get the Job Done Right

CUST-O-FAB’s expert engineers are here to make your job easier and start your project with a firm foundation of design expertise and precise planning. CUST-O-FAB engineers will answer any questions you have regarding the design and engineering of your project.

Find out what our engineering team can do for you.