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How to Draw a Chemical Process Flow Diagram

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How to Draw a Chemical Process Flow Diagram

Process Flow Diagram widely used in modeling of processes in the chemical industry. A Chemical Process Flow diagram (PFD) is a specialized type of flowchart. With the help of Chemical Process Flow Diagram engineers can easily specify the general scheme of the processes and chemical plant equipment. Chemical Process Flow Diagram displays the real scheme of the chemical process, the relationship between the equipment and the technical characteristics of the process. Chemical Process Flow Diagram illustrates the connections between the basic equipment as well as the overall structure of pipelines and other supporting equipment. The purpose of the PFD is to build the image of the basic idea of ​​the chemical process. ConceptDraw PRO together with its Chemical and Process Engineering solution delivers the possibility to design Chemical Process Flow diagrams. It is designed for chemical industry engineers and designers. Read more
"A process flow diagram (PFD) is a diagram commonly used in chemical and process engineering to indicate the general flow of plant processes and equipment. The PFD displays the relationship between major equipment of a plant facility and does not show minor details such as piping details and designations. Another commonly used term for a PFD is a flowsheet. ...
Process flow diagrams of multiple process units within a large industrial plant will usually contain less detail and may be called block flow diagrams or schematic flow diagrams." [Process flow diagram. Wikipedia]
The process flow diagram (PFD) template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Chemical and Process Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Process flow diagram (PFD) template
Process flow diagram (PFD) template, off-sheet, pipelines, gate valve, autoclave, anchor agitator,
The vector stencils library "Process annotations" contains 22 symbols of interface points, slope, off-sheet labels, callouts and textboxes.
Use these shapes for setting automatic labels to display a datasheet field for a pipeline shape, labels, captions, outlines, off-sheet labels, text balloons, annotations, outlines, tags, and descriptions.
"In engineering a process is a set of interrelated tasks that, together, transform inputs into outputs. These tasks may be carried out by people, nature, or machines using resources; so an engineering process must be considered in the context of the agents carrying out the tasks, and the resource attributes involved. Systems Engineering normative documents and those related to Maturity Models are typically based on processes. For example, System Engineering processes of the EIA-632 and processes involved in the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) institutionalization and improvement approach. Constraints imposed on the tasks and resources required to implement them are essential for executing the tasks mentioned.
A chemical process is a series of unit operations used to produce a material in large quantities.
In the chemical industry, chemical engineers will use the following to define or illustrate a process:
Process Flow Diagram (PFD),
Piping and instrumentation diagram
(P&ID),
Simplified process description,
Detailed process description,
Project management,
Process simulation." [Process (engineering). Wikipedia]
The example "Design elements - Process annotations" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Chemical and Process Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Process annotation symbols
Process annotation symbols, slope, off-sheet, pipelines, interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,

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Plumbing and Piping Plans solution extends ConceptDraw PRO v10.2.2 software with samples, templates and libraries of pipes, plumbing, and valves design elements for developing of water and plumbing systems, and for drawing Plumbing plan, Piping plan, PVC Pipe plan, PVC Pipe furniture plan, Plumbing layout plan, Plumbing floor plan, Half pipe plans, Pipe bender plans. Read more
This PFD sample was redesigned from the Wikipedia file: NaturalGasCondensate.png.
"This is a schematic flow diagram of a typical facility for separating and recovering liquid condensate from raw natural gas."
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"Natural-gas condensate is a low-density mixture of hydrocarbon liquids that are present as gaseous components in the raw natural gas produced from many natural gas fields. It condenses out of the raw gas if the temperature is reduced to below the hydrocarbon dew point temperature of the raw gas.
The natural gas condensate is also referred to as simply condensate, or gas condensate, or sometimes natural gasoline because it contains hydrocarbons within the gasoline boiling range. Raw natural gas may come from any one of three types of gas wells:
(1) Crude oil wells - Raw natural gas that comes from crude oil wells is called associated gas. This gas can exist separate from the crude oil in the underground formation, or dissolved in the crude oil.
(2) Dry gas wells - These wells typically produce only raw natural gas that does not contain any hydrocarbon liquids. Such gas is called non-associated gas.
(3) Condensate wells - These wells produce raw natural gas along with natural gas liquid. Such gas is also non-associated gas and often referred to as wet gas." [Natural-gas condensate. Wikipedia]
The process flow diagram example "Natural gas condensate - PFD" was drawn using the ConceptDraw PRO software extended with the Chemical and Process Engineering solution from the Chemical and Process Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Process flow diagram (PFD)
Process flow diagram (PFD), vapor, horizontal, jacketed vessel, vaporizing equipment, reducer, off-sheet, pipelines, heater, cooler, diaphragm valve,
The vector stencils library "HVAC control equipment" contains 48 HVAC symbols. Use it for drawing HVAC systems diagrams, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, automated building control, and environmental control design building plans and equipment layouts. The symbols example "HVAC control equipment - Vector stencils library" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the HVAC Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Duct, sgl line
Duct, sgl line, duct,
Duct, dbl line
Duct, dbl line, duct,
Return duct, sgl line
Return duct, sgl line, return duct,
Return duct, dbl line
Return duct, dbl line, return duct,
Supply duct, sgl line
Supply duct, sgl line, supply duct,
Supply duct, dbl line
Supply duct, dbl line, supply duct,
Return duct 2, sgl line
Return duct 2, sgl line, supply duct,
Return duct 2, dbl line
Return duct 2, dbl line, supply duct,
Supply duct extension, sgl line
Supply duct extension, sgl line, duct extension,
Supply duct extension, dbl line
Supply duct extension, dbl line, duct extension,
Return duct extension, sgl line
Return duct extension, sgl line, duct extension,
Return duct extension, dbl line
Return duct extension, dbl line, duct extension,
2-fan section, sgl line
2-fan section, sgl line, multi fan section,
2-fan section, dbl line
2-fan section, dbl line, multi fan section,
3-fan section, sgl line
3-fan section, sgl line, multi fan section,
3-fan section, dbl line
3-fan section, dbl line, multi fan section,
4-fan section, sgl line
4-fan section, sgl line, multi fan section,
4-fan section, dbl line
4-fan section, dbl line, multi fan section,
VAV box
VAV box, VAV box, variable air volume box,
DD-VAV box
DD-VAV box, DD-VAV box, double, duct, variable air volume box, VAV box, constant volume box, CV box,
Fan coil housing
Fan coil housing, fan coil housing,
Unit heater
Unit heater, unit heater,
Centrifugal fan
Centrifugal fan, centrifugal fan,
Propeller fan
Propeller fan, propeller fan,
Vane axial fan
Vane axial fan, vane axial fan, pitch control,
Damper
Damper, damper,
Filter
Filter, filter,
Air flow station
Air flow station, air flow station,
Humidifier
Humidifier, humidifier,
Htg/clg coil
Htg/clg coil, heating, cooling, coil,
Valve
Valve, valve,
Water flow meter
Water flow meter, water flow meter,
Pump
Pump, pump,
, chiller,
Cooling tower
Cooling tower, cooling tower,
Converter
Converter, converter,
Heat exchanger
Heat exchanger, heat exchanger, plate and tube,
Boiler
Boiler, boiler
,
Equipment
Equipment, equipment,
Starter
Starter, magnetic, starter,
VSD
VSD, VSD, variable speed drive,
Side to bottom pipe
Side to bottom pipe, pipe,
Side to bottom pipe, arrow
Side to bottom pipe, arrow, pipe,
Side to side pipe
Side to side pipe, pipe,
Side to side pipe, arrow
Side to side pipe, arrow, pipe,
Top to bottom pipe
Top to bottom pipe, pipe,
Top to bottom pipe, arrow
Top to bottom pipe, arrow, pipe,
Pipe flow arrow
Pipe flow arrow, pipe flow arrow,
This vector stencils library contains 22 symbols of process annotations for setting automatic labels to display a datasheet field for a pipeline shape, labels, captions, outlines, off-sheet labels, text balloons, annotations, outlines, tags, and descriptions.
Use these shapes for drawing Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) in the ConceptDraw PRO software extended with the Chemical and Process Engineering solution from the Chemical and Process Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Interface point
Interface point, interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,
Interface point 2 (1st half filled)
Interface point 2 (1st half filled), interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,
Interface point 3 (2nd half filled)
Interface point 3 (2nd half filled), interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,
Interface point 4
Interface point 4, interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,
Interface point 5 (1st half filled)
Interface point 5 (1st half filled), interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,
Interface point 6 (2nd half filled)
Interface point 6 (2nd half filled), interface point, flag, division of work, boundary point,
Slope
Slope, slope,
Off-sheet label 1
Off-sheet label 1, off-sheet, pipelines,
Off-sheet label 2
Off-sheet label 2, off-sheet, pipelines,
Off-sheet label 3
Off-sheet label 3, off-sheet, pipelines,
Callout 1
Callout 1,
Callout 2
Callout 2,
Callout 3
Callout 3,
Callout 4
Callout 4,
Callout 5
Callout 5,
Callout 6
Callout 6,
8 pt text and line
8 pt text and line,
10 pt text and line
10 pt text and line,
12 pt text and line
12 pt  text and line,
12 pt Arial text block
12 pt Arial text block,
10 pt Arial text block
10 pt Arial text block,
8 pt Arial text block
8 pt Arial text block,
"A piping and instrumentation diagram/drawing (P&ID) is a diagram in the process industry which shows the piping of the process flow together with the installed equipment and instrumentation. ...
P&IDs play a significant role in the maintenance and modification of the process that it describes. It is critical to demonstrate the physical sequence of equipment and systems, as well as how these systems connect. During the design stage, the diagram also provides the basis for the development of system control schemes, allowing for further safety and operational investigations, such as a Hazard Analysis and Operability Study...
For processing facilities, it is a pictorial representation of:
Key piping and instrument details,
Control and shutdown schemes,
Safety and regulatory requirements,
Basic start up and operational information." [Piping and instrumentation diagram. Wikipedia]
The piping and instrumentation diagram template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Chemical and Process Engineering solution from the Engineering area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Piping and instrumentation diagram / drawing (P&ID)
Piping and instrumentation diagram / drawing (P&ID), reducing valve, off-sheet, pipelines, indicator, discrete instrument, diaphragm valve, compressor, closed tank, branch fitting,