BUFFER VESSELS
Horizontal Buffer Vessels

Manufactured in Carbon Steel or Stainless Steel, buffer vessels are manufactured to the pressure directive PD5500; 2021.

The drawing and chart are for guidance only, buffer vessels can be manufactured to any size from 10 litre to 100,000 litre, connections can be situated anywhere you require, diameter and height can be altered to suit your particular requirements.

Installation

  • Unless specifically ordered for outside, positioning of the vessel must be indoors.
  • The base must be level and adequate to support the unit.
  • Vessels ordered specifically with inspection covers, please ensure enough room exists to gain access to the opening.
  • Pipe work connected to the vessel must be supported to prevent unnecessary strain on the buffer vessels connections.
  • Isolation valves are to be installed to enable servicing and maintenance.
  • Ensure adequate venting for air removal during filling and venting.

Commissioning & Operation

  • Do not operate the buffer vessel at pressures or temperatures in excess of those specified as a standard this is 10 bar and 110 degrees Centigrade.
  • Do not subject the vessel to any vacuums.
  • If the vessel is open vented and shares a common vent with other vessels install a 3-way valve.
  • Upon initial system fill open all isolation valves connected to the vessel.
  • Check all flanges and screwed joints for tightness.
  • All liquid is to be drained from the vessel when the unit is out of operation (long periods) to prevent freezing or corrosion.
Buffer Vessel


Size Chart

Litre A B C D E F
200-H 1130 500 650 150 400 170
500-H 1300 750 900 150 550 170
750-H 1860 750 900 150 550 170
1000-H 1740 900 1050 150 650 170
1250-H 2130 900 1050 150 650 170
1500-H 1550 1200 1350 150 900 170
2000-H 1990 1200 1350 150 900 170
2500-H 2440 1200 1350 150 900 170
3000-H 2010 1512 1662 150 1100 170
3500-H 2300 1512 1662 150 1100 170
4000-H 2580 1512 1662 150 1100 170
4500-H 2230 1800 1950 150 1350 170
5000-H 2430 1800 1950 150 1350 170

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