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RE: QUESTION re: Grouting Equipment bases

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This is VERY good information.

Regards, Harold Sprague

Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 11:06:16 -0800
From: prajendran(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: QUESTION re: Grouting Equipment bases
To: seaint(--nospam--at)

API RP 686 has the necessary directions to grout machinery foundations.

From: "bill(--nospam--at)" <bill(--nospam--at)>
To: "<seaint(--nospam--at)>" <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Monday, December 5, 2011 4:06 PM
Subject: QUESTION re: Grouting Equipment bases

1) Do you do foundations for equipment such as pumps, compressors, engines, vessels, etc.?
2) Do these typically feature grouting of some arbitary space between the base of the equipment (base plate, base angle, base frame, etc.) and the foundation?
3) Are you responsible for instructions for the people doing that grouting, and how do you instruct them if so?
An argument between a colleague and myself is pending.