WELDED SPHERICAL HOLDERS OF AL-4.5MG-MN ALLOY FOR TANKER TRANSPORT OF LIQUEFIED GAS AT - 163 DEGREE C

GESCHWEISSTE KUGELBEHAELTER AUS ALMG4, 5MN FUER DEN TRANSPORT VON FLUESSIGGAS BEI - 163 DEGREE C

An account is given of the fabrication of 25,000 cubic meter spherical vessels of 36. meters ID made of Al-4.5Mg-Mn alloy for transportation of liquefied natural gas by tankers. Design and structure, fabrication and erection of the tanks are described. Testing and matters relating to quality assurance are dealt with. Welding was done primarily by the MIG process making use of fully mechanized equipment.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Deutscher Verlag fuer Schweisstechnik GmbH

    Schadowstrasse 42
    4 Dusseldorf,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Springer, P
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 364-366
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174251
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1978 12:00AM