Engineering & Design

Pressure Vessel engineering expertise is a critical success factor. At South Gate Engineering we combine this with the latest technology and equipment to make sure your job is done right.

South Gate Engineering’s talented engineering staff can help size your vessel or tank to meet your requirements while providing the most economical solution. Our design calculations are performed using the latest state of the art software, which includes CEI DesignCalcs, Codeware Compress, Paulin Nozzle Pro, and FEA Analysis. Fabrication drawings are developed using Solidworks True 3D Modeling Software. Design/Seismic calculations can be provided with an engineer’s stamp affixed and can be provided from an engineer registered within the state of your installation.

Our Engineering Stack includes Solidworks with FEA Analysis Capabilities, Compress by Codeware, DesignCalcs by Computer Engineering, NozzlePro by the Paulin Group.

Over 66 years of OEM Pressure Vessel experience delivering high quality products and excellent customer service. High standards, exceptional safety record and dedication have made South Gate Engineering a worldwide brand you can count on.
ASME Certificate of Authorization “U”, “U2”, “S” stamps
The National Board Certificate of Authorization “R”stamp
Canadian Registration
Brazilian Registration: NR13
Australian Registration: AS1210
European Standard: PED/CE
City of Los Angeles Certificate of Approval-Fabricator’s License
NACE Level 1 and Level 2 Inspector Certificates
  • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII, Division 1 & 2: Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels.
  • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section I, Power Boilers.
  • National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)
  • California Occupational Safety and Health Standards (CalDOSH) Title 8
  • ASME Code for Pressure Piping, B31.1 and B31.3 Process and Power Piping
  • EN 13445: The current European Standard, harmonized with the Pressure Equipment Directive (97/23/EC). Extensively used in the Europe Union.
  • BS 5500: Former British Standard, replaced in the UK by BS EN 13445 but retained under the name PD 5500 for the design and construction of export equipment.
  • AD Merkblätter: German standard, harmonized with the Pressure Equipment Directive.
  • EN 286 (Parts 1 to 4): European standard for simple pressure vessels (air tanks), harmonized with Council Directive 87/404/EEC.
  • CODAP: French Code for Construction of Unfired Pressure Vessel.
  • AS/NZS 1200: Pressure equipment.
  • AS/NZS 3788:2006
  • B51-09 Canadian Boiler, Pressure Vessel, and pressure piping code.
  • American Water Works Association AWWA D100 Welded Carbon Steel Tanks for Water Storage
  • American Petroleum Institute API-650 Welded Tanks for Oil Storage
  • American Petroleum Institute API-620 Design and Construction of Large Welded Low-Pressure Storage Tanks
  • NACE International Coating Inspector Training and Certification
  • The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC)
  • American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)
  • Process Industry Practices (PIP)