ABS PRODUCT DESIGN ASSESSMENT
Drake Specialties, LLC
Drake Specialties fabric lines of safety spray shields including; Standard PTFE, Premium PTFE, Clear PTFE, Clear PTFE with a Drain and our stainless steel Style I and Style II series have been re-validated as Product Design Assessment (PDA) certified by American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). This certification verifies the product compliance with the manufacturer’s specifications, as applicable to ABS Rules and national or international standards.
Specific details of our certified products include:
Style ST – Standard PTFE Safety Spray Shield has a 4-ply construction with leak indicating patch and has PTFE cords to secure. It has a maximum operating temperature of 450 degrees F.
Style PT – Premium PTFE Safety Spray Shield has a 3-ply construction with leak indicating patch and has PTFE cords to secure. It has a maximum operating temperature of 450 degrees F and offers extended protection and durability, as compared to Style ST in comparable environmental conditions.
Style CT – Clear PTFE Safety Spray Shield is constructed of Premium PTFE sides with Clear FEP center and has PTFE cords to secure. This model allows complete visual inspection and has a maximum operating temperature of 400 degrees F.
Style CT-D – Clear PTFE Safety Spray Shield with Drain Nipple is constructed identical to the Style CT, with exception of the drain nipple which allows for controlled, directional flow of liquids. The maximum operating temperature is 400 degrees F.
Style I SS – Style I Stainless Steel Flange Safety Spray Shield is available in 2” or 2 ¾” wide, 316 stainless steel construction with layers of stainless steel netting to absorb and dissipate pressurized spray-outs. This style comes standard with an adjustable, locking quick latch which allows for quick and easy installation and removal. It is capable of withstanding a maximum temperature of 2000 degrees F and maximum pressure of 3,000 psi.
Style II SS – Style II Stainless Steel Safety Spray Shield is constructed with 316 stainless steel with overlapping edges and hose clamp style fastener to secure. The Style II can accommodate wider width flanges and can cover valves, expansion joints, fitting, or other customer required equipment. It is capable of withstanding a maximum temperature of 2000 degrees F and maximum pressure of 3,000 psi.
For over 150 years, ABS has worked alongside companies tackling the most pressing technical, operational and regulatory challenges, and providing traditional classification service so the marine and offshore industries can operate safely, securely and responsibly. Drake Specialties, LLC manufactures high-quality Fabric Safety Spray Shields, Metal Safety Spray Shields, Flange Band Protectors and other custom and specialty safety products and covers. Our product offerings also include Isolation Gasket Kits, Nut Caps, Inhibitor Grease and other products that offer cathodic protection. We proudly serve the chemical, oil & gas, marine, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, electric generation industries and government agencies. Drake Specialties, LLC products are “Made in the USA” and distributed worldwide.