Four butane storage spheres for Morocco were built in 2010 and 2011 with Dillinger plates.
The plant owner is AFRIQUIA GAZ MAROC in Jorf Lasfar. The four spheres each have a diametre of 23770 mm, a volume of 7000 m³ and a dead weight of 530 t. The design pressure is 7.5 bar and the design temperature –20 °C to +50 °C. The spheres were constructed in accordance with the code CODAP 2000. Dillinger delivered 1884 t of heavy plates in steel grade P355GH mod. in thickness up to 30 mm, width up to 3m and length up to 12m. The plates had to fulfill Charpy-requirements at -20 °C.
|Opening date||Spring 2011|
|Operator||AFRIQUIA GAZ MAROC|
|Case temperature||–20 °C to +50 °C|
|Engineer's society||TISSOT Industrie|
|Delivered quantity||1884 t|
|Wall thickness||up to 30 mm|
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