The Sugar Engineers

High Pressure Steam Pipe Specification

Currently common practice is to have HP steam at 31 bar g and 390°C. As the trend towards the generation of electrical power for export outside the factory continues so the steam conditions will increase. But this spec is for 31 bar g and 390°C.

Size Range Specification
15-300 ASTM A106 Gr B Schedule 40
15-40 BS3799 3000lb - Material ASTM A105
50-300 BS1640 Pt 3.1 - Material ASTM A234 Gr WPB - standard weight
50-300 BS1560 Pt3; CLASS 300; code 101 plate flange for welding; type B raised face- Material BS1051-151 Gr 360
50-300 BS1832 Inside Bolt Circle (IBC) for type B raised face flange facings; 1.5mm thick compressed asbestos fibre (CAF) CLASS 300
15-50 Ball valve; carbon steel body; full bore; three piece; 316 stainless steel ball; PTFE seat; socket weld ends; to BS5159 PN40
80-300 ****
15-40 Check valve; carbon steel body; piston type; socket weld ends to BS5160 PN40
50-300 Check valve; carbon steel body; dual carbon steel discs; face to face dimension as per BS5155, PN40; to fit between flanges to BS4504 PN40