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STEEL WATER PIPE

STEEL WATER PIPE

STEEL WATER PIPE

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I am trying to find a chart that converts required wall thicknesses for steel water pipe against Bar pressure.
I would appreciate some assistance.

RE: STEEL WATER PIPE

Reduced to the basics, you should use the thin wall pressure vessel equation:

t = (P · r)/σ

where

t = pipe wall thickness
P = pressure
r = pipe outer radius
σ = pipe material strength (yield or equivalent)

There are other factors, such as corrosion loss factor, fracture due to defects, thick wall pipe considerations, etc.  You will need to do a complete engineering analysis to account for all factors.

Regards,

Cory

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