Monday, 11 December 2017

Chempute Software Closed 15th December 2017 to 2nd January 2018

Chempute Software will be closed for business from the 15th December 2017 to the 2nd January 2018. 

Emails will still be monitored where possible so for any urgent queries or software requirements, please send us an email on and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Monday, 4 December 2017

Paulin Research Group Releasing FEPipe v10.0 & NozzlePRO v12.0

Paulin anticipate having the new versions available for their customers as of December 6th 2017.

New Features Available in the Initial Release


  • BOS B31 – Fluid-Structure interaction using Frequency Domain Analysis of piping systems to comply with the  B31.3 Loading Requirements in Para. 301.5
  • MultiCore SuperNode Solver (4-to-8 times faster)
  • New Post-processing Graphic Module
  • Single Bolt Unloading Analysis in AxiPRO
  • Updated CAESAR II Interface supporting CAESAR II v10
  • All Shell templates can be analyzed using the VIII-2 Part 5 Nonlinear Solver
  • Guidelines for Multiple Olet Model Types for Pipe Stress
  • SIFs and k-factors for structural steel supports on Bends
  • SIFs and k-Factors for Bends with Steel Supports & Pressure Stiffening
  • STP-PT-074 Nozzle Stress Calculations
  • Automated Skirt Added to Nozzles-Plates-Shells-Vessel Heads Templates
  • Addition of Drawing Tools to Allow the Graphical “CAD-like” Modification of Shell Model Details and Addition of Model Components
  • Point Cloud Scanning Software – Allows users to take measurements of FEA models of pipe or vessels, or to compare FEA models to the actual scan model of images.  Provides high and low resolution editing.


  • Support for ASME  VIII-w Part 5 Nonlinear Analysis Features
  • Directives for EN13445 Local Stress Analysis
  • Non-integral reinforcement pads for pipe shoes and saddles
  • Clamp-Type pipe shoes
  • Updated Allowable Load Algorithm for Pipe Shoes & Saddles
  • Piping Technology & Products Company Pipe Shoe Library
  • Shell  Automated Saddle Model
  • Bend SIFs included in PRGiK Calculator
  • Steady State & Transient Thermal Analysis of Pipe Shoes & Saddles
  • Update to Latest Version of API-579/FFS-1 and Enhanced Local Thickness Modeling
  • Automatic Modeling of Rings Around Shell Geometries
  • Addition of Drawing Tools to Allow the Graphical “CAD-like” Modification of Shell Model Details and Addition of Model Components
  • MultiCore SuperNode Solver (4-to-8 times faster)

The December 6th release will only include rudimentary documentation.  We are anticipating that it will take an additional 2 months to generate examples and help files for several of the new features. Once the documentation has been finalized, a secondary release will be issued.