Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Announcing the release of VISUAL FLARE 5.8

VISUAL FLARE® 5.8 – is now available on the Global Customer Support site

What is it?
VISUAL FLARE® is a rigorous, steady state, fluid flow simulator that helps engineers design, model, and document oil & gas, refining, petrochemical, and chemical flare networks. While VISUAL FLARE is fast, reliable, and accurate, it provides solutions for applications that range from line sizing and vessel depressurization to the rating of complex relief systems.

Why is this important?
VISUAL FLARE® provides:
• Safer designs
• Improved plant operation
• Faster regulatory documents, compliance
• More efficient flare network modeling
• Reduced capital cost
• Reduced operating cost

VISUAL FLARE® can be used across numerous industries, including oil & gas production, gas processing, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, engineering & construction, and consultancy.

What is new?
VISUAL FLARE® version 5.8 includes updates to:
• Support for the most recent versions of Windows, Office, Crystal Report, SIM4ME Portal, SIM4ME Thermo, DIPPR 2016, and Flexera licensing
• Calculations, including trace amount of liquid or vapor in inlet, Allowable Back Pressure specification, etc.
• Equipment (according to API Guidelines), including:
     ─ Relief Valves: updated area for multiple valves, set pressure/MAWP calculations, reaction force calculations, etc.
    ─ Tees: 3 new coefficient methods, latest CRANE manual support, acceleration term calculation
• Usability to copy/paste, Component Manager, Report Manager, Equipment and RV Manager, etc.