Re: [PipingDesign] Stainless Steel

From: <Christopher>
Date: Sun Jan 27 2008 - 00:26:00 EST

On Jan 26, 2008, at 9:23 PM, amjad syed wrote:

> Among Stainless Steel types, which is best suited for
> high temperature (650 Deg C), non corrosive
> applications. Could you please enlighten on this.....
What's your design driver? cost, stress, availability…? types 304, 304H, 316 and 316H are usually easy to get and permitted to about 800C, but don't expect much in the way of stress levels. You're also up in the creep range. You may require stabilized varieties if sensitization is an issue.

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