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    PROCESS PIPING & PIPELINES DATABASE

    VALVES
    CLOUD DEDICATED COST DATABASE FOR COST ESTIMATING TEAMS

    CAF-CAPEX DATABASE is a structured and comprehensive knowledge base designed to Cost Estimating professionals, the estimators can choose from parametric equipment models to detailed unit-rate data for all typical project disciplines, which include other parameters like Installation Mhrs and weights.

    With the central database architecture of CAF-CORPORATION, client knowledge remains secure and available when they need it, and options for customized databases are available as per client request.

    The CAF-CAPEX DATABASE information has been previously benchmarked with other third parties Databases, for example, some well-known datasets such as Compass International, Richardson and Page & Nations. In that benchmarking process, CAF-CORPORATION has applied the International statistic standards to obtain trusted data based on regression analysis methodology which include the feature to be real time updated using an owned Cost Index Database (CAF-COST INDEX DATABASE).

    Valve is a device or natural object that regulates, directs or controls the flow of a fluid (gases, liquids, fluidized solids, or slurries) by opening, closing, or partially obstructing various passageways. Valves are technically fittings, but are usually discussed as a separate category. In an open valve, fluid flows in a direction from higher pressure to lower pressure. The word is derived from the Latin valva, the moving part of a door, in turn from volvere, to turn, roll. Valves have many uses, including controlling water for irrigation, industrial uses for controlling processes, residential uses such as on/off and pressure control to dish and clothes washers and taps in the home. Even aerosol spray cans have a tiny valve built in. Valves are also used in the military and transport sectors. In HVAC ductwork and other near-atmospheric air flows, valves are instead called dampers. In compressed air systems, however, valves are used with the most common type being ball valves. This Database was designed to perform Valves Cost Estimates, based on generic cost curves for several Activity families types generated using benchmarking techniques. The benchmarked curves give Mhrs and Cost information as a function of a capacity variable or combination of variables. The cost curves and other information contained in this application can be used to develop the overall process plant capital cost.

    Available Database Families

    • PA1401 – ASTM A-106 CS VALVES
    • PA1402 – ASTM A-53 CS VALVES
    • PA1403 – ASTM B62 BRONZE VALVES
    • PA1404 – ASME B16 SS VALVES
    • PA1405 – BRONZE BODY, BRONZE TRIM VALVES
    • PA1406 – CS CONTROL VALVES
    • PA1407 – SARAN* LINED FLANGED VALVES
    • PA1408 – POLYPROPYLENE LINED FLANGED VALVES
    • PA1409 – POLYPROPYLENE FLUORIDE LINED FLANGED VALVES
    • PA1410 – PERFLUOROALKOXY FLUOROCARBON (PFA) LINED FLANGED VALVES
    • PA1411 – PVDF (KYNAR™*) PLASTIC VALVES
    • PA1412 – GROOVED END VALVES

    PIPING - PIPELINE DATABASE

    DATABASE PRICE

    420
    / Per year
    • PROCESS, SERVICES AND STEAM PIPING
    • NON-FERROUS METALS & NON-METALLIC PIPING
    • PIPELINES
    • VALVES
    • PIPING SPECIALTIES
    PROCESS, SERVICES AND STEAM PIPING
    NON-FERROUS METALS & NON-METALLIC PIPING
    PIPELINES
    VALVES
    PIPING SPECIALTIES

    RECOMMENDED DEAL

    PREMIUM DATABASE MEMBERSHIP

    All databases and applications included

    DATABASE PRICE

    2,400
    / Per year
    • PROCESS EQUIPMENT
    • PROCESS PIPING & PIPELINES
    • CIVIL WORKS
    • RENTAL EQUIPMENT RATES
    • ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION
    • OPEX / ABEX-DECAB DATABASE
    • ENGINEERING – HOME OFFICE
    • OIL & GAS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
    • RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
    • PROJECT COST BENCHMARKING
    • WORLDWIDE LOCATION FACTOR
    • CAF- COST INDEXES
    CAF-CAPEX ALL IN ONE - PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    We’re ready to transform the way you Estimate your Project.

    When we say all in one, we certainly strive that all the tools that a Cost Estimating Professional needs are integrated. The growth process of the Databases and Tools is done in accordance with the requirements of the users.
    You can find the databases, tools and techniques to Estimate your Project, or we can tailor it to suit your needs.
    These Databases were designed with the objective of providing information necessary to carry out cost estimates for Industrial Projects, based on generic cost curves for several types of equipment families, generated through benchmarking techniques and Multiple Regression Analysis.
    The comparative curves simulate Component Cost as a function of a capacity variable or combination of variables. The cost curves, man hours of installation and other information contained in this application can be used to develop the total cost of capital (CAPEX) of a process plant or any construction infrastructure.

    These databases are time & location adjustable online.

    At your disposal cost index and location factor tools, you can adjust them using “Caf-Cost-Index” and “Caf-Capex Location Factor” online, do not waste time waiting for an updated edition, you will always have the information up to date.

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