Re: [PipingDesign] Stainless Steel

From: <Christopher>
Date: Sun Jan 27 2008 - 16:03:00 EST

On Jan 27, 2008, at 5:00 AM, Erik Scheir wrote:

> Use the AISI 300 series (for example AISI 310). They are suitable
> op to
> 1100 °C

But not permitted for Code use at temperatures above 1500F (about 800C). Moreover the low carbon types (316L and 304L typically) aren't permitted for temperatures above 800-850F (425-450C). **Read your specs before you choose.** And beware of sensitization around 800F.

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at chrisw@skypoint.com | this distance" (last words of Gen.

.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania
1864)
http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw/ Received on Sun Jan 27 16:03:00 2008

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