Distillation Tower Weld Seam Requirements

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Tower section with stiffening rings is shown below. Because of sizes, towes can be shop fabricated in two or more sections for shipping in one piece or in sections for field welding.

As with stiffening rings, allowances for clearances must be made between weld seams and attached fittings. Vendors vessel fabrication drawing show the location of weld seams.

Following drawing shows a typical weld seam.

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