Specification Development and Preparation

R.A. Corbett Engineering provides specification preparation services for all types of refrigeration systems and components. Thermal, mechanical, valve, piping, electrical, control, and material specifications are provided, particularly for low-temperature service, as well as welding specifications for vessels and piping.

In addition, specifications are provided for proper and efficient system commissioning, system operation, and system maintenance.

Specifications are written in compliance with all applicable codes and standards, and incorporate all client specifications.

Applicable codes and standards include, but are not limited to:

  • ASHRAE-15, Safety Standard for Mechanical Refrigeration
  • IIAR-2, Equipment, Design, and Installation of Ammonia Mechanical Refrigeration Systems
  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1
  • ASME Section IX, Welding
  • ANSI B-31.5 Refrigeration Piping Code
  • ANSI B-31.3 Refinery and Petrochemical Plant Piping Code
  • API 618, Reciprocating Compressors
  • API-619, Rotary, Positive Displacement Compressors
  • NFPA Code
  • NEC Code
  • NACE Standards
  • Uniform Building Code (UBC)

Specifications are provided in client format, and can be provided in electronic format, compatible with client word processing programs. For engineering firms, specifications provided in overall job specification formats.