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Shock Control Devices Presentation


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Explore the various applications of snubbers, sway braces and sway struts in piping systems and equipment. Learn how these products help prevent pipe system failure due to seismic loads, flow transients, wind loads, safety valve thrust loads or pipe rupture. Discover the various tests performed within PT&P’s facility to ensure product quality, including cycle testing, travel testing and load testing.

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Shock Control Devices Presentation

  1. 1. Attention all Attendees… <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To listen to the audio portion: 1.) Make sure your speakers or headset are on and turned up. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.) Dial the phone number listed in your confirmation e-mail: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thank you for attending. We will be starting shortly. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2:00 pm Time Slot </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. #: (1) 516-453-0014 </li></ul><ul><li>Access Code: 307-154-138 </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 am Time Slot </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. #: (1) 323-417-4600 </li></ul><ul><li>Access Code: 380-579-405 </li></ul>* If you are located outside the U.S., please refer to your confirmation e-mail for a list of phone numbers to call for your area.
  2. 2. Shock Control, Restraint and Support Devices Piping Technology & Products, Inc. Webinar Presentation hosted by… For Audio: 1.) Select Speakers/Headphones & Turn Speakers Up or 2.) 10:00 am Session : Dial (1) 323-417-4600 Access Code: 380-579-405 2:00 pm Session : Dial (1) 516-453-0014 Access Code: 307-154-138 (for countries outside the U.S. please refer to the list of numbers in your confirmation email)
  3. 3. PT&P and Subsidiaries Fronek Anchor Darling Ent., Inc. ASME Nuclear Qualified Pipe Shields, Inc. Sweco Fab, Inc. ASME U-Stamp PIPING TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTS, INC. Member of MSS, SPED, APFA U.S. Bellows, Inc. Member of EJMA
  4. 4. Shock Control Devices <ul><li>Sway Struts </li></ul><ul><li>Rigid support </li></ul><ul><li>Does not allow movement in tension & compression </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for rotational movement </li></ul><ul><li>Sway Braces </li></ul><ul><li>Uses springs to provide restraint force </li></ul><ul><li>Allows movement in tension & compression </li></ul><ul><li>Variable spring rates available </li></ul><ul><li>Snubbers </li></ul><ul><li>Allows movement in tension & compression under normal conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Activated when impulse event occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Acts as a restraint </li></ul><ul><li>Available in Hydraulic and Mechanical </li></ul>
  5. 5. Snubbers Schematic of Snubber
  6. 6. Snubbers Hydraulic Snubbers Mechanical Snubbers <ul><li>Type of Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Normal Operation </li></ul><ul><li>Breakaway/Drag Force </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitivity </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic Response </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Humidity </li></ul><ul><li>Corrosion Characteristics </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hydraulic Snubbers Schematic of Hydraulic Snubber (under normal conditions) Hydraulic Snubber
  8. 8. Hydraulic Snubbers Schematic of Hydraulic Snubber (in “locked” condition) Hydraulic Snubber
  9. 9. Hydraulic Snubbers Cut-Section View: Picture of a Hydraulic Snubber
  10. 10. Hydraulic Snubbers Reservoir Adjustable Rod End Lock Nut Extension Piece Cylinder Flow Control Assembly Stroke Position Datum Point Piston Rod End Hydraulic Snubber
  11. 11. Hydraulic Snubbers <ul><li>Optional Design Features </li></ul>Protective Boot Adjustable Flow Control Device Without Protective Boot
  12. 12. Hydraulic Snubbers Adjustable Length Hydraulic Snubber C – C Dimension Custom Design
  13. 13. Hydraulic Snubbers Carbon Steel Hydraulic Snubber Custom Design
  14. 14. Hydraulic Snubbers Application
  15. 15. Mechanical Snubbers Mechanical Snubber Cut-Section View: MSA Mechanical Snubber
  16. 16. Mechanical Snubbers dynA/Damp: Mechanical Snubber
  17. 17. Adjustable Length Mechanical Snubber Fixed End Mechanical Snubber Mechanical Snubbers
  18. 18. Mechanical Snubbers Tandem Snubber Configuration
  19. 19. <ul><li>Mechanical Snubber & Clamp Assemblies </li></ul>Mechanical Snubbers
  20. 20. Application Mechanical Snubbers
  21. 21. Mechanical Snubbers Application
  22. 22. Snubber Service
  23. 23. Snubber Cycle Test on a Mechanical Snubber Quality Control
  24. 24. Snubber Cycle Test on a Hydraulic Snubber Quality Control
  25. 25. Sway Braces
  26. 26. Sway Braces Sway Braces on Shipping Floor Application: Petroleum Company
  27. 27. Sway Braces 9-inch travel spring loaded sway brace Custom Design
  28. 28. Sway Braces Custom Design
  29. 29. Sway Braces Custom Design
  30. 30. Sway Braces Application
  31. 31. Quality Control Sway Brace Travel Test
  32. 32. Sway Struts
  33. 33. Sway Struts
  34. 34. Sway Struts Quality Control Department Measuring C – C Dimension Sway Struts Prepared for Shipping
  35. 35. Sway Struts Sway Strut Assemblies with Custom Designed 3-Bolt Pipe Clamps and a Special 2-Coat Paint System
  36. 36. Sway Struts Custom Design
  37. 37. Sway Struts Custom Design
  38. 38. Sway Struts Custom Design
  39. 39. Sway Struts Custom Design
  40. 40. Sway Struts Application
  41. 41. Sway Struts Application
  42. 42. Emergency Services
  43. 43. Thank You For Attending… Shock Control Devices Webinar Please send any additional questions or inquiries to We invite you to visit our Discussion Forum at