Thorpe is unique in our marketplace, performing engineering functions in-house.
Our engineers combine experience from across the industrial market, with material science and accepted engineering practices, to develop innovative solutions for customers. We are not limited to any single supplier’s material options but are able to design solutions utilizing the most appropriate materials for the job. Thorpe’s designs and recommendations are based upon solid engineering principles and real-life findings from our field inspection and maintenance activities.
Heat transfer calculations for different surface configurations and orientations including for varying hydrogen atmospheres
Proprietary thermal software modeling program (radiant and convective heat loss) for cylindrical horizontal shrouded vessels
Proprietary high temperature testing regime for severe service brick linings
Expansion allowances and joint designs
Lining stabilization systems
Corrosion resistant linings
Anchoring systems and layout details
Bill of Materials
In support of our non-metallic tank manufacturing, we additionally perform:
ASME Section X, Class II and ASME RTP-1 code stamped tanks
“Design by Rules” computer analysis
Finite Element Modeling
ASTM D3299 & D 4097
ASME B31.3 for Pipe & Ducting
ASME Section V for Acoustic Emissions Testing
ASTM D3982 for Ducts & Hoods
ASTM E1067 – Acoustic Emission Testing for RTP-1
THORPE COVID-19 STATEMENT
In this unprecedented time, Thorpe wants to express its dedication to maintaining a safe and clean workplace for our employees, and consistent service for our customers. We must all take action and do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. To effectively combat this, it’s imperative we unite with our communities and implement procedures that prioritize those around us.
Thorpe understands the situation is quickly changing, and there is no way to predict what the upcoming weeks or months may look like. We can, however, ensure our continual evaluation of COVID-19 and the alteration of preventative measures as needed. In the end, our goal is to protect our staff and continue to provide services to our customers. For more information, please contact us at (713) 644-1247.