Thermosiphon system
(API Plan 52)


Item Description
1 Level switch
2 Manometer
3 Manifold
4 Pressure switch
5 Shut-off valve
6 Orifice

N1 to the mechanical seal
N2 from the mechanical seal
N3 Level switch
N4 Level switch
N5 Filling connection

Bottom
N6 Drain
N7 Cooling water IN
N8 Cooling water OUT

Cover
N9 Connection to flare

Dimensions for TS6002 / TS6003, values in brackets for TS6000 / TS6001

TS6000

Features

The EagleBurgmann Thermosiphon systems of the TS6000 range meet all the requirements to supply mechanical seals in accordance with the API 682 guidelines. The vessels are equipped with all essential connections for fitting additional components. The range is available in two standard vessel sizes (shown: TS6000) with dished heads; a version which can be dismantled is also available as an option. The modular system allows the TS6000 vessels to be combined with a wide range of system components such as, level switch/transmitter, pressure switch/transmitter, base frame, etc.

Circulation in accordance with API 682 / ISO 21049: Plan 52, Plan 53A

Advantages

  • Operating limits up to 50 bar / 200°C: suitable for a wide range of demanding operating conditions
  • Robust design with weld-pad type sight-glass for optimum visual level monitoring
  • Modular system: combination with a wide range of system components possible
  • A version which can be dismantled is also available as an option: for optimum and simple cleaning of the vessel interior

Standards and approvals

  • PED 2014/68/EU (TS6001/TS6003: design and production in accordance with EU Pressure Equipment Directive)
  • ASME VIII, Div. 1 (TS6000/TS6002: design, calculation and production); U-stamp optional
  • API 682 3rd edition
  • API 682 4th edition

Functional description

The TS system performs all the basic functions of a buffer/barrier system for the operation of double seals:
  • to pressurize the buffer chamber
  • leakage compensation
  • buffer/barrier fluid is circulated by thermosiphon effect or forced circulation system
  • to cool the seal
  • to selectively absorb product leakage and prevent dry running (tandem arrangement)


Use compressed air or nitrogen for pressurization; pressurization is monitored by a pressure switch. The incorporated level switch issues a signal whenever the level of buffer/barrier fluid is too low.



Product variants

Designation TS6000 TS6001 TS6002 TS6003
Design code ASME VIII, Div.1
w/o U-stamp
PED 2014/68/EU ASME VIII, Div.1
w/o U-stamp
PED 2014/68/EU
For shaft diameters
≤ 60 mm (acc. to API 682)
For shaft diameters
> 60 mm (acc. to API 682)
Integrated cooling coil
Volume, vessel (liters) 15 15 26 26
Volume, tube (liters) 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Allowable pressure - shell1) 50 bar
(725 PSI)
50 bar
(725 PSI)
50 bar
(725 PSI)
50 bar
(725 PSI)
Allowable pressure - tube1) 50 bar
(725 PSI)
50 bar
(725 PSI)
50 bar
(725 PSI)
50 bar
(725 PSI)
Allowable temperature1) 200 °C
(392 °F)
200 °C
(392 °F)
200 °C
(392 °F)
200 °C
(392 °F)
Liquid volume at NLL -
Normal Liquid Level (liters)
12 12 20 20
Working volume MAX-MIN (liters) 4 4 6.5 6.5
Cooling capacity -
without cooling water (kW)2)
0.75 0.75 1 1
Cooling capacity -
natural circulation (kW)2)
1.9 1.9 2.5 2.5
Cooling capacity -
forced circulation (kW)2)
5.0 5.0 6.5 6.5
Metal parts 1.4404 1.4404 1.4404 1.4404
Sight-glass Borosilicate Borosilicate Borosilicate Borosilicate
Seal PTFE PTFE PTFE PTFE
Net weight (approx.) 68 kg
(150 lb)
68 kg
(150 lb)
75 kg
(165 lb)
75 kg
(165 lb)

Other versions on request.

1) Design data, permissible working values depend on the actual conditions of service.
2) The cooling performance depends on the available fluids, their temperatures and flow rates. Please contact EagleBurgmann for professionally selecting the correct heat exchanger.
TSA6
Barrier/buffer system according to API 682 4th edition.
Please click for TSA6
TSB6
Barrier/buffer system according to API 682 4th edition.
Please click for TSB6
Version of a TS vessel which can be dismantled
(shown with a range of system components).

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