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High Pressure Gas Piping

High Pressure Gas Piping

High Pressure Gas Piping

Which ANSI or ASME  standards would I refer to when we are designing/installing 600 psi (high pressure) gas piping.

RE: High Pressure Gas Piping

Depends on your purpose with the gas line:
For design, use

ASME B31.3 for Process Piping
ASME B31.2 for Fuel Gas Piping
ASME B31.8 for Gas Transmission ans distribution (Pipelines)

B31.3 is the normal code for refineries, treatment plants, offshore platforms etc.

If you're sub-sea I'm not sure whether B31.8 cover, and you may need another standard.

For components use

ASME B16.5 for flanges
ASME B16.9 for BW fittings
ASME B16.10 for valves
ASME B16.11 for SW firrings
ASME B36.10 for pipes
And possibly other codes referenced in the above.

Generally these standards were previously known as ANSI standards but now they are all designated ASME.

Checkout the www.ASME.org website


These standards w

RE: High Pressure Gas Piping

If the piping is related to a Boiler you may have to Use B31.1 which is power piping.  

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