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Prepare for the evolution of pressure vessel analysis with PV Elite - Hexagon's pressure vessel solution containing the latest codes.
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PV Elite® is a complete solution for vessel and heat exchanger design, analysis and evaluation. The program is easy to learn and use so it is perfect for users requiring fast start-up and confidence in their safety code calculations. PV Elite considers the whole vessel, addressing all of the wall thickness rules and stress analysis requirements for vertical towers, horizontal vessels and heat exchangers. It also evaluates and re-rates existing vessels, including Fitness for Service analysis.
Because the program is easy to learn and use, it is perfect for both regular and occasional users requiring fast start-up and confidence in their safety code calculations.
Benefit from faster workflows thanks to tubesheet design and analysis, rectangular and non-circular vessel analysis and individual component analysis.
Enhance Data Accuracy
Boost confidence in your safety code calculations with the software’s design tools and wizards, plus comprehensive error checking.
PV Elite has been a trusted solution for owner operators, fabricators and engineering consultants for three decades.
Graphical representation of analysis models helps ensure confidence in the input and results. Users can view and manipulate models with complete ease.
Perform calculations per ASME Section VIII Div. 1 & 2, PD 5500, EN 13445 and API 579 (FFS) and generate retirement limits for ASME and Division I.
Output and Reports
To simplify inspection requirements, PV Elite lists the most important equations such as required thickness and MAWP.
Materials and Codes
PV Elite is a global package with international code rules plus extensive region-specific content.
PV Elite interfaces with other popular software packages for finite element analysis, foundation design and drafting.
PV Elite & TANK User Group
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PV Elite Online Training
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Hering AG, Germany | Case Study
Hering AG Completed a Mining Project in Record Time with Accurate Calculations using PV Elite.
DB Progetti, Italy | Case Study
DB Progetti Saves Costs and Time while Designing a Construction Project using Hexagon’s solutions.
Engineers India Ltd., India | Case Study
Engineers India Limited Addresses Complexities on Large-scale Pressure Vessel Project with PV Elite.
See PV Elite in action
Engineers, designers, estimators, fabricators and inspectors require an accurate and complete solution for vessel and heat exchanger design, analysis and evaluation to ensure projects are completed on schedule. Discover the pressure vessel analysis solution PV Elite in action in this how-to video.
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