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design temperature limits for various metals

design temperature limits for various metals

design temperature limits for various metals

Hi all,
Can any body guide me on how and where to fine maximum allowable working (Design temperatures) for various metals/materials like carbon steel plates and pipes, SS 300 series plates and pipes and so on.
Also for cast iron materials etc.
does any body have a list for quick reference?
Appreciate your quick response.

RE: design temperature limits for various metals

Matweb. Also most mill data bulletins or tech sheets are going to contain this information. If both of these fail to yield the information you need, a good, experienced metallurgist should be able to help.

It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.

RE: design temperature limits for various metals

If you are talking about design limits then you need to check ASME B&PVC.
If you are just talking about application limits then use reference books, manufacturer data sheets, and other such sources.

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P.E. Metallurgy, Plymouth Tube

RE: design temperature limits for various metals

Depends upon the property you're looking at designing against ornerynorsk.

The advice above is spot-on.

eg: if it's a beam in a walking beam furnace, max service temp = 300C. If it was scale resistance, it'd be higher and dependent upon composition.

RE: design temperature limits for various metals


Try ASME B16.34


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