Sant’Ambrogio is an ISO 9001 certified company employing a team of engineers and technicians who share the common goal of providing a high level of service and superior quality. Competence and expertise are guaranteed by the know-how acquired over the years by the long-term membership in associations such as the CTI (Comitato Termotecnico Italiano) and collaboration with leading companies such as HTRI. Sant’Ambrogio is representing HTRI in Italy providing technical support to all Italian users.
Sant’Ambrogio’s software packages for code calculations of pressure vessels and heat exchangers are used by most Italian and by many European and extra-European pressure vessels manufacturers, engineering companies and Notified Bodies.
Sant’Ambrogio takes part to CEN/TC 54 works by running on behalf of CTI the Convenorship of WG ‘53’, the working group which has drafted Part 3 (“Design”) of the Harmonised Standard on Unfired Pressure Vessels (EN 13445).
Sant’Ambrogio took part in the European research project “Design by Analysis” coordinating the ”Envelops“ research project for the validation of the calculation methods contained in the EN 13445. Sant’Ambrogio participated in the “Comparative Study” project, which has compared EN 13445 and ASME VIII div.1, basing on a series of benchmark examples, i.e. pressure vessels designed both to EN and ASME (comparing also the manufacturing costs of both alternatives). For all calculations performed in the Comparative Study Sant’Ambrogio’s software was used. Through conferences and seminars Sant’Ambrogio promotes the use of the EN 13445 harmonised standard, explaining its advantages with regard to existing national standards.
During 2010 Sant’Ambrogio has designed the solar steam generation module of the power station of Priolo (Siracusa, Italy). This was one of the first solar plants in the world using melted salts as heat transfer fluid.
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